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

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 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

What is Cervical Cancer? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Cancer of the cervix was once one of the most common causes of cancer death for American women. Fortunately, an increase in screening and related research has helped reduce the death rate. Read More

Cancer of the cervix was once one of the most common causes of cancer death for American women. Fortunately, an increase in screening and related research has helped reduce the death rate by almost 70 percent. Check out the infographic below for more information on cervical cancer incidence, risk and screening based on research from experts at the OSUCCC – James. Read More

Recent BMJ Mammography Study Deeply Flawed – Women Urged to Continue Screening Tests

Women questioning the value of screening mammography based on a recent study published in BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal) should pause and look more closely at the data. Read More

Women questioning the value of screening mammography based on a recent study published in BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal) should pause and look more closely at the data. Medical societies and breast cancer specialists across the nation agree: The data is flawed and misleading. There is no question that screening mammography saves lives. More than 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. Read More

Genetic Testing: What Consumers Need to Know

Imagine taking a guided tour of your own DNA – the biological roadmap on any number of pathways that could lead to specific illnesses. Read More

Imagine taking a guided tour of your own DNA – the biological roadmap on any number of pathways that could lead to specific illnesses. Medical experts have actually been doing it for years, studying genes and identifying risk factors and precursors for a number of diseases, including cancer. And the studies and testing are getting even more sophisticated with each passing year. Read More