New Statewide Initiative Aims to Identify New Treatments, Reduce Endometrial Cancer Rates

A statewide effort – initiated at the OSUCCC – James – to identify women with Lynch Syndrome could lead to new endometrial cancer treatments, and may help prevent some from developing the disease at all. Read More

A statewide effort – initiated at the OSUCCC – James – to identify women with Lynch Syndrome could lead to new endometrial cancer treatments, and may help prevent some from developing the disease at all. Read More

Working Together to Beat Endometrial Cancer

Paul Goodfellow, PhD, and David Cohn, MD, will lead The Ohio Prevention and Treatment of Endometrial Cancer (OPTEC) project and continue working to help patients with Lynch syndrome and endometrial cancer. Read More

Paul Goodfellow, PhD, and David Cohn, MD, will lead The Ohio Prevention and Treatment of Endometrial Cancer (OPTEC) project and continue working to help patients with Lynch syndrome and endometrial cancer. Read More

Cervical Cancer and the HPV Vaccine

This week on Toward a Cancer-Free World, we learn that the FDA recently approved the HPV vaccine as a primary way to test for cervical cancer. Read More

This week on Toward a Cancer-Free World, we learn that the FDA recently approved the HPV vaccine as a primary way to test for cervical cancer. Here’s what women need to know about screening and what this means for them. Read More

Ovarian Cancer & the Lynch Syndrome Link

Can medical experts really predict if a woman will get ovarian or uterine/endometrial cancer? In many cases, yes – they really can. Read More

Can medical experts really predict if a woman will get ovarian or uterine/endometrial cancer? In many cases, yes – they really can. An inherited genetic condition called Lynch syndrome is actually the most common cause of hereditary uterine cancer, and it also increases the risk of ovarian cancer. The syndrome is passed down from generation to generation, predisposing these women not only to gynecologic cancers, but to colon and other cancers as well. Read More

Ovarian Cancer National Trial: Could a Virus Prevent Cancer Recurrence?

For some women, it might be one virus well worth having. In fact, while it causes cold- or flu-like symptoms, the reovirus may help save lives... Read More

For some women, it might be one virus well worth having. In fact, while it causes cold- or flu-like symptoms, the reovirus may help save lives. And that’s what the gynecologic oncology research experts at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) mean to find out. Read More