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  • When You Need A Helping Hand

    Lesia Golden, Blogs 0 comments
    April 16, 2018

    Woman-Providing-Help-Cancer-Support-Community-OHC

    In the greater Cincinnati area, cancer patients and their families are fortunate to have several community groups eager to help cancer patients through their cancer journey and cope with their concerns and fears. Cancer Support Community (CSC) is a not-for-profit organization that has provided social and emotional support for people with cancer and their families […]

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  • OHC Navigators Like Margaret Henry Help Simplify a Complex Journey

    Lesia Golden, Blogs 0 comments
    April 9, 2018

    Margaret-Henry-OHC-Nurse-Navigator-with-Patient

    Margaret Henry is a navigator. Not the kind you find on your smart phone or at the helm of a ship making her way through the ocean waters. She’s a nurse navigator with OHC and she helps guide cancer patients through the complex journey associated with cancer care. OHC’s nurse navigators are registered nurses who […]

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  • Testicular Cancer: The Curable Cancer

    Filix Kencana, MD, Medical Oncologist with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    April 9, 2018

    Matt Stockwell Testicular Cancer Patient with his OHC cancer care team

    One type of cancer that we don’t hear too much about is testicular cancer. It begins when healthy cells in a testicle change and grow out of control, forming a mass called a tumor. A cancerous tumor is malignant, meaning it can grow and spread to other parts of the body. The good news regarding […]

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  • Open to People With and Without Cancer: Clinical Trial to Study Blood Test That Detects Cancer Early

    By David M. Waterhouse, MD, MPH, medical oncologist and co-director of research, OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    April 9, 2018

    female patient participating in a clinical trial

    Researchers at OHC are participating in a clinical trial that, in the near future, could allow people to get a simple blood test to determine if they have cancer cells. Doctors could then treat those cells and possibly cure the cancer while still in a very early stage. (Click here for a link to the […]

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  • CAR-T Therapy: Cancer May Have Just Met Its Strongest Match

    James H. Essell, MD, Transplant Specialist and Co-Director of Research at OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    April 9, 2018

    Brian Thomas of WKRC Radio discusses CAR-T cell therapy with OHC Dr. James Essell

    Our immune system doesn’t always know it’s supposed to detect and destroy cancer cells. So what if we were able to somehow teach them to recognize cancer cells and then destroy them without destroying healthy cells? That’s the basic idea behind CAR-T therapy. And it’s working. There are two critical messages regarding CAR-T therapy that […]

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  • April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month: Are You At Risk?

    Joseph N. Shaughnessy, M.D., radiation oncologist with OHC and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Blogs 0 comments
    April 5, 2018

    Head and Neck Cancer, Woman Holding Cigarette OHC

    According to the National Cancer Institute, 65,000 people in the U.S. are newly diagnosed with head and neck cancer annually. Head and neck cancer includes cancers of the head, neck, oral cavity, larynx, pharynx, sinuses/nasal cavity and salivary glands. April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month, and as part of our focus on education […]

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  • Pioneering Oncology Practice Enhances Value-Based Care

    Written by Julie M. Bethlenfalvy. Photography by Tracy Doyle, Blogs 0 comments
    March 30, 2018

    Group of OHC physicians nurses APPs navigators

    Click on Pioneering Oncology Practice Enhances Value-Based Care (or the image below) to read or download the full version of this article.

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