Total Cancer Care: A Patient Partnership to Further Cancer Research

At The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James), physicians and researchers understand that there is no routine cancer. Read More

At The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James), physicians and researchers understand that there is no routine cancer. Because cancers are so unique, experts need many tissue samples to study a particular type of cancer. Read More

The ABCDEs of Skin Cancer Screening

Skin cancer, the most common of all cancers, is a disease in which malignant cells appear in one of the layers of the skin. Read More

Skin cancer, the most common of all cancers, is a disease in which malignant cells appear in one of the layers of the skin.Each year, more than 3.5 million people are diagnosed with types of skin cancer called basal cell or squamous cell carcinomas. Melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, is diagnosed in about 77,000 people in the United States and 139,870 people annually worldwide. With early detection and treatment, skin cancers are highly curable. Read More

New Advances in Lung Cancer Research

Every day, experts at the OSUCCC – James are making advances in cancer research and treatment. These advances are especially important in cancers for which treatment is a challenge, like lung cancer. Read More

Every day, experts at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) are making advances in cancer research and treatment. These advances are especially important in cancers for which treatment is a challenge for oncologists, like lung cancer. Read More

Pelotonia: United To Chase Cancer Down

After beginning in 2009, Pelotonia has become an annual, nationally acclaimed cycling experience that draws together thousands of riders, volunteers, patients, families and friends who want to end cancer. Read More

After beginning in 2009 as a grassroots bike tour to raise money for innovative and life-saving cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James), Pelotonia has become an annual, nationally acclaimed cycling experience that draws together thousands of riders, volunteers, patients, families and friends who want to stamp out cancer forever. Read More

4 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk [Part 2]

Ditching tobacco, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly and eating a balanced diet are vital to your health and reducing your cancer risk. Read More

Ditching tobacco, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly and eating a balanced diet are vital to your health and reducing your cancer risk. 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

The Power of Prevention, Part 5: Grants Support U.S.- China Study

Researchers in China and at the OSUCCC – James are studying precancerous lesions of the esophagus in hopes of devising strategies to prevent esophageal cancer. Read More

Researchers in China and at Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) are studying precancerous lesions of the esophagus in hopes of devising strategies to prevent esophageal cancer. The study is funded by an international collaborative research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China. 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

Prostate Cancer: Multiple Treatment Options Available

Roughly one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. But how should men stay vigilant and prepared? Physicians recommend that men begin annual prostate screening exams at the age of 50. Read More

Roughly one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. But how should men stay vigilant and prepared? Physicians recommend that men begin annual prostate screening exams at the age of 50. However, men with higher risk of prostate cancer, including African-Americans and men with a family history of this disease, should begin screening in their 40s, says Geoffrey Box, MD, urologic surgeon at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. Read More

Power of Prevention, Part 1: The Answer to Cancer

The adage that "an ounce of prevention equals a pound of cure" carries substantial weight in the realm of cancer control."You are the answer to cancer," says Electra Paskett, PhD, MSPH. Read More

The adage that "an ounce of prevention equals a pound of cure" carries substantial weight in the realm of cancer control."You are the answer to cancer," says Electra Paskett, PhD, MSPH, a cancer prevention and control expert at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). A federal report on cancer status in the United States supports her contention. Read More