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  • Make the Holidays a Little Easier

    Sandra J. Victor, MD, radiation oncologist with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    December 3, 2018

    cancer during the holidays

    The holidays are often billed as the most wonderful time of the year. The season brings to mind delicious food, shopping, and parties. Of course, all the fun comes with a lot of stress – and that’s without adding cancer into the mix. Cancer patients can feel additional pressure to have fun and may experience […]

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  • New approaches are giving patients with brain metastases a new outlook on survival

    Marc R. Mosbacher, MD, radiation oncologist with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    November 30, 2018

    Most brain tumors start elsewhere in the body, as cancer of the lungs, breasts, colon, kidneys and melanoma (skin cancer) and spread to the brain. This is known as brain metastasis. In the past, patients who were treated with steroid therapy typically survived one to two months. For those who had whole-brain radiation therapy, the […]

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  • Giving Hope to Patients with Brain Tumors

    OHC radiation oncologists Peter R. Fried, MD, Jeffrey I. Grass, MD, and Elizabeth H. Levick, MD, Blogs, Diseases 0 comments
    November 30, 2018

    patients with brain tumors

    Since May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month, our team at OHC wanted to continue to spread the word about a treatment for brain tumors that, while isn’t new, still isn’t well known. Gamma knife is giving new hope to patients with brain tumors. In the past, surgeons would remove most of the tumor, but not […]

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  • Program Helps Cancer Patients Avoid the Emergency Room

    Karyn M. Dyehouse, MD, Chief Medical Officer at OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    November 28, 2018

    call us early call us first

    Many cancer patients often seek care in an emergency room (ER) when they need help with symptoms related to their disease or, more often, their treatments. In most cases, these issues and concerns can be handled with a phone call to an experienced oncology provider. OHC (Oncology Hematology Care) has developed an innovative program that […]

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  • Doctors find Advancements in the Treatment of Glioblastoma Encouraging

    Karyn M. Dyehouse, MD, Neuro-oncologist with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    November 28, 2018

    treatment of glioblastoma

    Glioblastoma (GBM) is one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer in adults. Most recently, the country lost Arizona Senator John McCain to this incurable type of cancer. Although there is still no cure, there have been some advances in the treatment of GBM. One potential advancement is immunotherapy, a treatment that works by […]

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  • Reduce Your Risk Now for Stomach Cancer

    Cynthia Chua, MD, Medical Oncologist and Hematologist with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    November 26, 2018

    stomach cancer awareness month

    November is a month that is typically associated with food and eating. It’s also Stomach Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society estimates about 26,240 cases of stomach cancer will be diagnosed in 2018. Although stomach cancer is decreasing in the United States, it is still one of the most common cancer types worldwide. Stomach […]

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  • Giving Thanks? Here Are 30 Ways to Thank a Caregiver

    OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    November 21, 2018

    thank caregiver

    Many caregivers find it a natural part of their lives to help a family member or friend with an illness. It allows them to show how much they love and respect their friend or loved one. Caregiving can mean helping with day-to-day activities such as doctor visits or preparing food. It can also be long-distance, […]

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