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  • Mary Kay Consultants Donate Gift Bags to Cancer Patients

    Lesia Golden, Blogs 0 comments
    October 19, 2017

    Mary Kay Consultants Barb Purtee Danielle Tyra and Amanda Beckwith OHC

    In recognition of breast cancer month, Mary Kay Consultants Barb Purtee (pictured, center), Danielle Tyra and Amanda Beckwith donated approximately 60 gifts bags to cancer patients at the OHC Blue Ash office. The gift bags include generic products so both men and women could enjoy them, and they were given to all cancer patients, not […]

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  • The Relationship Between Obesity and Cancer

    From the National Cancer Institute, A Conversation with Dr. Walter Willett about Diet and Cancer, Blogs 0 comments
    October 17, 2017

    Obesity and Cancer Healthy Foods Plate

    Many people believe there is a connection between obesity and cancer. However, data from observational studies can be difficult to interpret and they cannot definitively confirm that obesity causes cancer. The reason is obese or overweight people may differ from lean people in ways other than their body fat, and it is possible that these […]

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  • Does Liver Make You Quiver?

    From Kurt P. Leuenberger, MD, OHC Hematology Oncology, Blogs 0 comments
    October 10, 2017

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    Liver and onions. Baked chicken livers. Barbecue beef liver. If you’re not a fan of liver dishes, you’re in luck. This article isn’t about liver dishes. It’s about keeping the liver in your body healthy. In recognition of Liver Cancer Awareness Month, I want to help you reduce your risk of liver cancer, as much […]

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  • CMS’s Oncology Care Model Has Issues, But Participants Say Care Has Improved

    From Specialty Pharmacy News featuring Karyn M. Dyehouse, MD, OHC Oncology-Hematology, Blogs 0 comments
    October 5, 2017

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    A little more than 14 months after CMS launched its Oncology Care Model (OCM) with 17 health insurers and 196 physician group practices, the experience seems to be mostly a positive one for participants. Although there have been a few challenges since the program’s July 1, 2016, start (SPN 7/16, p. 4), participants agree that […]

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  • Cancer Research News Updates

    Shared by Christopher M. Rose, MD, FASTRO, Associate Chief Medical Officer, The US Oncology Network, Blogs 0 comments
    October 3, 2017

    OHC Cancer Research News Updates

    Radio-immunotherapy combination slows tumor growth A study from the MD Anderson Cancer Center has shown that a combination of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) and immunotherapy can halt the growth of tumors in patients with end-stage cancer. “This combination of immunotherapy and radiation therapy was safe and well-tolerated by patients with late-stage cancers. We were […]

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  • Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trial Combining Immunotherapy and Chemotherapy

    From the Cancer Research Institute, Blogs 0 comments
    October 2, 2017

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    The Cancer Research Institute and Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Announce First Patients Treated in Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trial Combining Immunotherapy and Chemotherapy. SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK – Sept. 20, 2017 – The Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy and the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) today announced the first patients have begun treatment in a […]

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  • What is Thyroid Cancer? 

    From Specialty Pharmacy News featuring Karyn M. Dyehouse, MD, OHC Oncology-Hematology, Blogs 0 comments
    September 29, 2017

    What is Thyroid Cancer Get a Neck Check OHC

    Overview Thyroid cancer is a disease in which malignant cells are found in tissues of the thyroid gland. Your thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped in your neck, at the base of your throat near your trachea (windpipe). It has two lobes, a left and right. A healthy thyroid is a bit larger than a quarter. […]

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