Pancreatic Cancer Risk Factors and Prevention

Ohio State researchers are examining the link between pancreatic cancer and obesity, which could lead to better personalized treatment for patients. Read More

Ohio State researchers are examining the link between pancreatic cancer and obesity, which could lead to better personalized treatment for patients. 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 4: Faith-Based Obesity Battle

A research team at the OSUCCC – James is partnering with churches in a five-state region to refine and test a faith-based intervention program to promote health and reduce cancer risk. Read More

A research team at the OSUCCC – James is partnering with churches in a five-state region to refine and test a faith-based intervention program to promote health and reduce cancer risk by addressing obesity. Electra Paskett, PhD, MSPH, associate director for population sciences at the OSUCCC – James, is principal investigator for the project, which is the research part of the larger Appalachian Community Cancer Network (ACCN), a network funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Read More

Power of Prevention, Part 1: The Answer to Cancer

The adage that "an ounce of prevention equals a pound of cure" carries substantial weight in the realm of cancer control."You are the answer to cancer," says Electra Paskett, PhD, MSPH. Read More

The adage that "an ounce of prevention equals a pound of cure" carries substantial weight in the realm of cancer control."You are the answer to cancer," says Electra Paskett, PhD, MSPH, a cancer prevention and control expert at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). A federal report on cancer status in the United States supports her contention. Read More