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  • At OHC, a Shawl is More Than a Gift of Warmth for Patients

    OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    August 1, 2019

    When you’re battling cancer or a blood disorder, a beautiful, hand-knitted shawl is a wonderful gift of warmth. At OHC, it’s also a gift of hope and prayer, thanks to a local group of caring women. When someone receives a cancer diagnosis, it affects all aspects of their life. They may feel sad, fearful, or […]

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  • A Surprising Source Helped One Couple Get Through Cancer

    OHC, Blogs 8 comments
    August 1, 2019

    cancer patient snack donation

    Sometimes it’s the simple things, like an ice-cold Coke or a warm blanket, that can help a patient get through their cancer treatment. When Diane Crocker was diagnosed with breast cancer, it was the beginning of a long journey for her and her husband. Daily and weekly trips to OHC became a part of the […]

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  • Sarcoma Cancer: Rare but Potentially Serious

    D. Randolph Drosick, MD, OHC Medical Oncologist and Hematologist, Blogs 0 comments
    July 23, 2019

    sarcoma cancer

    July is Sarcoma Awareness Month and even though this is a rare form of cancer, OHC believes it’s important for people to know more about it and how OHC, the region’s leading experts in the treatment of adult cancers and blood disorders, treats sarcomas. Sarcoma is a rare kind of cancer that develops in the […]

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  • OHC is Helping Men Diagnosed with Male Breast Cancer

    Robert B. Barriger, MD, Radiation Oncologist with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    July 22, 2019

    rare male breast cancer

    If you should happen to be one of the 2,670 men diagnosed with breast cancer, our cancer experts at OHC will help you fight your cancer using the latest treatments including personalized, targeted therapies. There isn’t much discussion about male breast cancer, and that’s understandable. Even though a man’s breast cells and tissue can develop cancer, it’s considered […]

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  • OHC welcomes new radiation oncologist, Joshua B. Martin, M.D., to its team of cancer experts.

    OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    July 18, 2019

    OHC, the region’s leading experts in the treatment of cancer and complex blood disorders, is pleased to welcome radiation oncologist Joshua B. Martin, M.D., to its team of cancer experts. “The most rewarding aspect of my work is having access to the latest advancements in radiation technology with the opportunity to deliver exceptional care with […]

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  • Researchers are evaluating “CAR-T-type” processes to treat breast, colorectal, cervical and other solid tumor cancers.

    Edward A. Faber Jr., DO, MS, a medical oncologist, hematologist, and blood and marrow transplant specialist, Blogs 0 comments
    July 17, 2019

    car-t solid tumors

    Immunotherapy, treatments that help the body’s own immune system attack cancer, is advancing at a rapid pace. As this ground-breaking approach continues to evolve, doctors at OHC, the region’s leading experts in the treatment of adult cancers and blood disorders, are at the forefront, aggressively using this approach to help patients fight cancer. And they’re […]

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  • A Patient’s Cancer Survival Story

    OHC, Blogs 2 comments
    July 12, 2019

    cancer survivor story James Essell and Christina Nauman

    Ask anyone diagnosed with cancer and they will tell you the one thing they want is to be labeled a survivor. For OHC patient Christina Nauman, her survival began Thanksgiving Day, 2017. As she recalls the various stages of “survival,” she also remembers the strength, support and expertise she received from the team at OHC. […]

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