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

What Is Thyroid Cancer?

In 2014, roughly 63,000 Americans will be diagnosed with a new case of thyroid cancer – cancer of the hormonal glands in the neck. And according to Manisha Shah, MD, thyroid cancers are on the rise. Read More

In 2014, roughly 63,000 Americans will be diagnosed with a new case of thyroid cancer – cancer of the hormonal glands in the neck. And according to Manisha Shah, MD, a medical oncologist at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, thyroid cancers are on the rise. 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

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

Genetic Testing: What Consumers Need to Know

Imagine taking a guided tour of your own DNA – the biological roadmap on any number of pathways that could lead to specific illnesses. Read More

Imagine taking a guided tour of your own DNA – the biological roadmap on any number of pathways that could lead to specific illnesses. Medical experts have actually been doing it for years, studying genes and identifying risk factors and precursors for a number of diseases, including cancer. And the studies and testing are getting even more sophisticated with each passing year. Read More