• “Superhero” Steals the Show – and Hearts – at Annual Conquer Cancer Event

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    June 14, 2019

    Each year, the Conquer Cancer Foundation hosts a dinner and silent auction fundraiser during the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Conference (ASCO). The highlight of this year’s event was 10-year-old superhero, Bella Raffin. OHC’s Patrick J. Ward, MD, PhD, (pictured, right) and David M. Waterhouse, MD, MPH, (pictured, left) were fortunate enough to meet […]

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  • OHC is Giving Patients Hope – and Remission – through Clinical Trials

    Patrick J. Ward, MD, PhD, OHC medical oncologist and hematologist and co-director of OHC’s Research Department, Blogs 0 comments
    June 11, 2019

    national cancer research month

    A cancer diagnosis is often followed by fear and uncertainty. But at OHC (Oncology Hematology Care), specialists in cancer and blood disorders, we’re giving patients a new sense of hope and possible remission by offering the latest, most promising treatments, many of which are available exclusively through clinical trials. In recognition of National Cancer Research […]

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  • OHC is Helping Patients Beat Cancer Physically and Financially

    Pam Stumpf, OHC Financial Navigator, Blogs 0 comments
    June 11, 2019

    OHC financial navigator

    When you choose OHC (Oncology Hematology Care), your care team includes a financial navigator who meets with you at the beginning of your care and is available to you throughout your entire cancer journey. He or she is trained to answer all your questions about health insurance benefits, billing, financial assistance, and payment plans. They’re […]

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  • OHC is Helping Alleviate the Symptoms of Glioblastoma

    Karyn M. Dyehouse, MD, OHC medical oncologist, hematologist and neuro-oncologist, Blogs 0 comments
    June 11, 2019

    optune patient

    “Glioblastoma is one of the worst cancers,” said OHC medical oncologist, Karyn M. Dyehouse, MD, who specializes in neuro-oncology. “I feel such sympathy for patients with it because it grows so quickly and it affects so much of their lives since it’s pressing on the brain. At OHC, we offer an option to help patients […]

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  • “Heart-felt” Gift Helps Cancer Patients

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    June 4, 2019

    heart shaped pillows

    Blake Oglesby first saw heart shaped pillows while online after his wife’s mastectomy and lymph node removal. The heart shape helps fill a gap and cushions the area where lymph nodes are removed. They are also great for cushioning an IV port from the shoulder strap of a car’s seatbelt. But instead of ordering a […]

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  • OHC Receives 2019 Excellence in Oncology Award

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    May 31, 2019

    Congratulations to the entire team at OHC who has been named a recipient of a 2019 Excellence in Oncology Award from Oncology Times. OHC received Honorable Mention for their submission, Practice Transformation—Early Impact of OCM on Hospital Admissions. OHC was selected for many patient-focused, quality improvement programs it has implemented as a participant in the […]

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  • Are You at Risk for Skin Cancer? Take this Quick Quiz!

    Zaw M. Bo, MD, Medical Oncologist and Hematologist at OHC Springfield, Blogs 2 comments
    May 22, 2019

    skin cancer quiz

    Although it’s easier than ever to protect yourself from sun and ultraviolet (UV) light exposure, you can still develop skin cancer. In recognition of Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month, OHC encourages you to take this quiz from the Skin Cancer Foundation to determine your Fitzpatrick Skin Type – a skin classification system first developed […]

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