November Physician of the Month: Michael Wert

An athlete in college, Michael Wert has become a screening superstar at The James, where he works to save lives through the early detection of lung cancer. Read More

An athlete in college, Michael Wert has become a screening superstar at The James, where he works to save lives through the early detection of lung cancer. Read More

As We Strive for Cancer Cure, We Must Not Forget the Survivors

There are 15.5 million cancer survivors in the United States. We must deliver consistent, effective survivorship care to ensure they have the resources to continue healing after the cancer is gone. Read More

There are 15.5 million cancer survivors in the United States. We must deliver consistent, effective survivorship care to ensure they have the resources to continue healing after the cancer is gone. Read More

Lung Cancer Screenings: Who Should Get Them

Do you know who should get a lung cancer screening, or how to secure an appointment? Lung cancer expert Desmond D'Souza, MD, explains all you need to know. Read More

Do you know who should get a lung cancer screening, or how to secure an appointment? Lung cancer expert Desmond D'Souza, MD, explains all you need to know. Read More

Blue Beautiful Skies: Art Expresses the Joy of a Cure

The painting of boundless blue skies dotted by white clouds on the first floor of The James is represents a real story of struggle and courage between two dear friends. Read More

The painting of boundless blue skies dotted by white clouds on the first floor of Ohio State’s new James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute is not just a beautiful image of hope; it represents a real story of struggle and courage between two dear friends—a story as striking as the blue in the sky. Read More

Keith and Julie Brooks: Investing in The James to Make the World a Better Place

It was a childhood friendship of Julie Althoff Brooks that began the long relationship that she and her husband Keith are so committed to today. Read More

It was a childhood friendship of Julie Althoff Brooks that began the long relationship that she and her husband Keith are so committed to today.As a young adult, Julie’s best friend lost her father, Herbie Block, to cancer. Months after his death, his wife and their large, young family decided, with the input of a few friends, to start The Herbert J. Block Memorial Tournament. That was in 1983. Read More

Using Genomics to Improve Lung Cancer Treatment

Genomics – the study of the genetic makeup of an organism – helps researchers and oncologists pinpoint why there is no routine lung cancer. Read More

Genomics – the study of the genetic makeup of an organism – helps researchers and oncologists pinpoint why there is no routine lung cancer. Every lung cancer has a unique set of genetic abnormalities, and studying an individual’s genomics allows experts to gain insights into that person's unique cancer. 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

Addressing False Positivity in Lung Cancer Screening

One out of four individuals at high risk of lung cancer who receive a low-dose CT scan as part of the lung cancer screening process will have a spot on their lung. Read More

One out of four individuals at high risk of lung cancer who receive a low-dose CT scan as part of the lung cancer screening process will have a spot on their lung. Of those patients, 96.3 percent will be found to not have cancer. In many cases, the only way to confirm whether a spot is cancerous is an invasive procedure that can be expensive and stressful while possibly causing medical complications. Read More