James Researchers Identify Certain Cancers with 'BRCA-like' Gene Mutations

Researchers at The James are studying how some gene mutations can mimic — and even influence — other gene behaviors in some gynecologic cancers, which could be key for providing targeted therapies. Read More

Researchers at The James are studying how some gene mutations can mimic — and even influence — other gene behaviors in some gynecologic cancers, which could be key for providing targeted therapies to patients. 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

Celebrate National Cancer Research Month

During May, the OSUCCC – James participates in a celebration of National Cancer Research Month to recognize high-quality, innovative cancer research across the country. Read More

During May, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) participates in a celebration of National Cancer Research Month to recognize high-quality, innovative cancer research across the country. Our vision is to create a cancer-free world, one person, one discovery at a time. Read More