Secondhand Smoke Spreads Cigarettes’ Deadly Dangers

Avoiding secondhand smoke should be a primary goal to anyone who wants to avoid smoking-related health problems, including lung cancer. Read More

Avoiding secondhand smoke should be a primary goal to anyone who wants to avoid smoking-related health problems, including lung cancer. Read More

Kicking the Habit: Info and Tips on Quitting Smoking

Giving up cigarettes is easier said than done, but with a little help and a lot of determination, smokers can kick the habit for good. Read More

Giving up cigarettes is easier said than done, but with a little help and a lot of determination, smokers can kick the habit for good. 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

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

Tobacco Research in Ohio to Benefit the Entire Nation

Do some people take up tobacco because of how it’s marketed to them, or is it because they’re genetically predisposed to using it? Read More

Do some people take up tobacco because of how it’s marketed to them, or is it because they’re genetically predisposed to using it? Maybe it’s the influence of family and friends that spurs someone to light up? Whatever the causes, we’re about to find out. For the next five years, researchers at the OSUCCC – James will do a deep dive into multiple studies designed to find out exactly what makes young and old alike take up tobacco, a deadly habit. Read More