June Physician of the Month: Ashley Rosko

By looking past age to focus on patients' mental and physical capabilities, Ashley Rosko has become a leader in longevity efforts at The James. Read More

By looking past age to focus on patients' mental and physical capabilities, Ashley Rosko has become a leader in longevity efforts at The James. 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

Pelotonia-Supported Clinical Trial Returns Patient to Active Lifestyle

Wally Yocum, has a biology degree from Fairleigh-Dickinson University in New Jersey that he pursued partly because he thought, “Maybe I could help find a cure for something.” Read More

Wally Yocum, a technical manager at the Marietta branch of Koroseal Interior Products, LLC, has a biology degree from Fairleigh-Dickinson University in New Jersey that he pursued partly because he thought, “Maybe I could help find a cure for something." Years later, he did just that by participating in clinical trials for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). Read More

4 Cancer Discoveries Supported by Pelotonia

Why ride, donate or volunteer for Pelotonia? The promise of Pelotonia is revealed in part by the discoveries made by teams of researchers at the OSUCCC – James who receive support from the annual event. Read More

Why ride, donate or volunteer for Pelotonia? The promise of Pelotonia is revealed in part by the discoveries made by teams of researchers at the OSUCCC – James who receive support from the annual event. Read More

Ibrutinib: Drug Approved for Chronic Leukemia

On her 70th birthday in June 2012, Judy Hileman, a Kansas native with a PhD in nursing, was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Read More

On her 70th birthday in June 2012, Judy Hileman, a Kansas native with a PhD in nursing, was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). After two chemotherapy regimens failed, Hileman’s condition worsened to ultra-high risk CLL, and her oncologists searched for clinical trials around the nation that might help her. Hileman opted for a Pelotonia-funded phase II clinical trial at Ohio State of the drug ibrutinib. Read More

Pelotonia Fellowship Program: Encouraging Inquiring Minds

Perhaps the greatest benefit of the Pelotonia Fellowship Program is fueling interest in cancer research among Ohio State students at all levels of training. Read More

Perhaps the greatest benefit of the Pelotonia Fellowship Program is fueling interest in cancer research among Ohio State students at all levels of training. The program enables promising students who might one day become independent cancer researchers to explore their interests in the labs of faculty mentors.The program had awarded 225 student fellowships by the end of 2013. Read More

Understanding Multiple Myeloma

With the recent news about Tom Brokaw’s myeloma diagnosis, there has been more interest in what multiple myeloma is. Read More

With the recent news about Tom Brokaw’s myeloma diagnosis, there has been more interest in what multiple myeloma is. In myeloma, the cells in the bone marrow that are cancerous are plasma cells – these are white cells, and where 80 percent of their job is to make antibodies. The process of going from a normal plasma cell to a myeloma cell can take years or decades. Read More

Clinical Trial Works Wonders for Patient With Chronic Leukemia

Gary Bush says it must have been divine intervention that led him to oncologists at the OSUCCC – James. Read More

Gary Bush says it must have been divine intervention that led him to oncologists at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). The former longtime union carpenter from Beavercreek, Ohio, had routine blood work as part of an annual physical in February 2007. A clerical error resulted in him going back to have his cholesterol checked again. Read More