Are Meatless Burgers a Cut Above for Cancer Prevention?

Does “fake” meat make a real difference when trying to cut cancer risk? Our dietitian dishes on the nutritional merits of meatless burgers. Read More

Does “fake” meat make a real difference when trying to cut cancer risk? Our dietitian dishes on the nutritional merits of meatless burgers. Read More

5 Sneak Peeks at the New Home of The James [Part 2]

This week, we take an even deeper look inside our 21st-century cancer hospital at some of the unique and innovative features Ohio State is bringing to cancer care and treatment. Read More

Last week, we took you on a sneak peek of the new home of The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute to show the 15th floor, cancer infusion bays, building mechanicals, technology and operating rooms. This week, we take an even deeper look inside our 21st-century cancer hospital at some of the unique and innovative features Ohio State is bringing to cancer care and treatment. Read More

On-Demand Dining in the New Home of The James

Cancer affects all aspects of life, including eating habits. It can be challenging for cancer patients to not only find foods that taste good, but also foods that complement treatment and speed recovery. Read More

Cancer affects all aspects of life, including eating habits. It can be challenging for cancer patients to not only find foods that taste good, but also foods that complement treatment and speed recovery. However, treatment can affect diet differently based upon the patient. “Just like there’s no routine cancer, there’s no routine diet plan either,” says Drew Patterson, culinary director for nutrition services at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) and Wexner Medical Center. Read More

4 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk [Part 1]

There is no routine cancer. At the OSUCCC – James, researchers and oncologists understand that cancer can result from many factors, including your genetic makeup and lifestyle choices. Read More

There is no routine cancer. At The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, researchers and oncologists understand that cancer can result from many factors, including your genetic makeup and lifestyle choices.While you cannot alter your genes, you can make healthy choices and positive changes that not only reduce your cancer risk but also improve your overall health. Read More

5 Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

When undergoing cancer treatment, it’s important to understand that your body will change. Read More

When undergoing cancer treatment, it’s important to understand that your body will change. Whether your body looks different or you simply feel that you look different, recognizing the physical changes in your body and coping with them in a healthy way is crucial to your well-being.These physical changes can be a result of cancer itself or side effects from the treatment you are receiving. Read More

The Power of Prevention, Part 4: Faith-Based Obesity Battle

A research team at the OSUCCC – James is partnering with churches in a five-state region to refine and test a faith-based intervention program to promote health and reduce cancer risk. Read More

A research team at the OSUCCC – James is partnering with churches in a five-state region to refine and test a faith-based intervention program to promote health and reduce cancer risk by addressing obesity. Electra Paskett, PhD, MSPH, associate director for population sciences at the OSUCCC – James, is principal investigator for the project, which is the research part of the larger Appalachian Community Cancer Network (ACCN), a network funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Read More

Brent Porteus: Cultivating a Cure

Brent Porteus is no stranger to hard work. Having grown up on a farm in Coshocton, Ohio, he was raised to help in the family’s chores. Read More

Brent Porteus is no stranger to hard work. Having grown up on a farm in Coshocton, Ohio, he was raised to help in the family’s chores. Now, as the managing partner of the family-owned farm and agricultural business – Blair Porteus and Sons – he has passed this work ethic along to his daughters, Amy and Beth, and he expects the same hard work from his caring community. Read More