How Expertise and Experience Impact Patient Outcomes

This week on Toward a Cancer-Free World, we see how experience and expertise directly influence patient care and outcomes at the OSUCCC - James. Read More

This week on Toward a Cancer-Free World, we see how experience and expertise directly influence patient care and outcomes at the OSUCCC - James. Read More

Elli's Story

Elli, 19 and a freshman pre-med student at Ohio State, was a sophomore in high school when she began experiencing unexplained episodes of light-headedness. Read her story. Read More

Elli, 19 and a freshman pre-med student at Ohio State, was a sophomore in high school when she began experiencing unexplained episodes of light-headedness. Read her story. Read More

Young Woman Writes Letter of Gratitude to Cancer

Christie Currie, 18, of Upper Arlington, is gearing up to begin her undergraduate studies at Miami University in the fall. Throughout her youth, she has had to overcome one great challenge—beating cancer. Read More

Christie Currie, 18, of Upper Arlington, is gearing up to begin her undergraduate studies at Miami University in the fall. Throughout her youth, she has had to overcome one great challenge—beating cancer. Read More

Experience Counts With Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer

A recent study by OSUCCC - James researchers found that institutional experience strongly influences outcomes in patients treated with radiation therapy for head and neck cancer. Read More

When it comes to specialized cancer surgery, it’s generally true that the more experienced the surgeon, the better the outcome. The same might be true for radiation therapy used to treat head and neck cancer, according to a study by researchers at the OSUCCC – James. Read More

Team Buckeye Rider Finds New Meaning for Pelotonia Ride

This year, Anna Maria Bittoni will ride in Pelotonia for the second time, completing the 100-mile journey from Columbus to Gambier to support cancer research at the OSUCCC – James. Read More

This year, Anna Maria Bittoni will ride in Pelotonia for the second time, completing the 100-mile journey from Columbus to Gambier to support cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). As a member of Team Buckeye, Ohio State’s superpeloton (riding group), Bittoni was given an opportunity to participate in the “I Ride For You” program, which matches Team Buckeye student riders with patients of the OSUCCC – James. Read More

The Power of Prevention, Part 6: OSU Studying Strawberries for Oral Cancer Prevention

Medical researchers at The Ohio State University are working to finish a clinical study of how natural compounds in strawberries may help prevent oral cancer. Read More

Medical researchers at The Ohio State University are working to finish a clinical study of how natural compounds in strawberries may help prevent oral cancer. The team has applied a strawberry-based confection to the high-risk oral cavity of smokers, believing that anticancer compounds in the berries will cause genes altered by tobacco smoke to once again resemble the normal genes of never-smokers, thus preventing cancer development. Read More

Head & Neck Cancer: Recent Discoveries and New Clinical Trials

Cancers collectively known as head and neck cancers typically begin in cells that line the moist, mucosal surfaces inside the head and neck including the mouth, nose and throat. Read More

Cancers collectively known as head and neck cancers typically begin in cells that line the moist, mucosal surfaces inside the head and neck including the mouth, nose and throat. Head and neck cancers are further categorized by the area in which they begin. According to the National Cancer Institute, tobacco use, alcohol use and human papillomavirus infection are important risk factors for head and neck cancers. Read More