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  • Mouth Bacteria Linked to Esophageal Cancer

    Catherine Paddock, PhD, Medical News Today, Blogs 0 comments
    December 11, 2017

    Mouth Bacteria Risk for Esophageal Cancer

    An analysis of microbes sampled from the mouths of more than 120,000 people has found that two types of bacteria that lead to gum disease are also linked to higher risk of esophageal cancer. The study — led by NYU Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center in New York, NY — also reveals that some types […]

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  • Pink Ribbon Girls: No One Travels The Road Alone

    Lesia Golden, Blogs 0 comments
    December 5, 2017

    Pink Ribbon Girls OHC

    Who are the Pink Ribbon Girls? Pink Ribbon Girls was created by women with breast cancer to support and empower others who are currently in the fight against breast and reproductive cancers. We strive to balance the fear and uncertainty that breast and women’s reproductive cancers bring to individuals and families by providing free direct […]

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  • The Connection Between Alcohol Consumption and Your Risk for Cancer

    Karyn M. Dyehouse, MD, Medical Oncologist/Hematologist and Chief Medical Officer, OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    December 1, 2017

    OHC Alcohol Consumption and Cancer Risk

    The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recently issued a statement on the connection between alcohol consumption and cancer risk. In the statement, ASCO outlined proposals for promoting awareness of the association, supporting research on the association, and reducing alcohol-related cancer risk. At OHC, we agree that there is a strong connection between alcohol and […]

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  • Many Grapple with PTSD After a Cancer Diagnosis

    Maria Cohut, Medical News Today, originally published Nov. 20, 2017, Blogs 0 comments
    November 27, 2017

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    People living with cancer sometimes develop post-traumatic stress disorder, and for some, the symptoms persist for years. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychological condition that develops in the aftermath of a particularly distressing event. The condition can be debilitating for many; it can lead to avoidance of places and contexts reminiscent of the trauma […]

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  • Happy Thanksgiving from Our OHC Family to Yours!

    OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    November 22, 2017

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    Thanksgiving is a time for reflection. A time of special gratitude for our family, friends, coworkers, pets and so much more including our health. As we join our family and friends in this season of giving, please join us as we remember those who continue to struggle with cancer and all the complexity it brings. […]

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  • Cost of Cancer Care Significantly Different from Hospital-Employed Doctors vs Independent Practice Doctors

    Summary by E. Randolph Broun, MD, President & Chairman of the Board, OHC; Original article by Megan Garlapow, PhD, ObR November 2017, Blogs 0 comments
    November 20, 2017

    Chemo Patient in Chair with Nurse, Cost of Cancer Care Hospital vs Independent Doctors OHC

    The cost for cancer care is estimated to reach $170 billion by the year 2020. A significant reason for the increase has been associated with one simple aspect of care: a change in location. Instead of getting care from “community-based” or independent cancer doctors like OHC, many patients are getting care from doctors who are […]

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  • 10 Tips for Family Caregivers

    From the Caregiver Action Network, Blogs 0 comments
    November 17, 2017

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