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  • Cervical Cancer: Prevention Tips and Newest Treatment

    Marcia C. Bowling, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    December 28, 2018

    cervical cancer prevention

    At OHC, our goal is to make sure you have access to the latest treatments, information, and support services to strengthen your fight against cancer. Since January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, we want to update you regarding a new treatment for cervical cancer that you may not be aware of and remind you how […]

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  • Understanding a plant-based approach to eating

    Jennifer W. Gerson, MD, radiation oncologist with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    December 28, 2018

    plant based eating

    It’s common knowledge that a healthy diet and regular exercise can have a significant impact on our overall health. It’s also proven to be beneficial for patients with heart disease. The experts at OHC know this pertains to cancer patients as well. More than 15 years ago, Dean Ornish, MD, a well-known American physician and […]

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  • A Special Message from OHC for the New Year

    From all the doctors, advanced practice providers, nurses, researchers, clinical staff, and non-clinical support staff at the offices and corporate office of OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    December 28, 2018

    OHC new year

    In reflecting on the past year, our team at OHC noticed an underlying theme as we shared some of our most inspirational stories: hope. That’s because if you golfed before cancer, we want you to be golfing for many years after cancer. If you attended your grandkids’ soccer games before cancer, we want you back […]

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  • Wondering Which Cancer Screenings You Should Have?

    Robert B. Barriger, MD, Radiation Oncologist with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    December 27, 2018

    cancer screenings

    At OHC, we know that getting the right screening test at the right time is one of the most important things we can do for our health. Screenings find diseases early, before you have symptoms, when they’re easier to treat. The tests you need are based on your age and risk factors. We can help […]

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  • 2018-2019 Flu Season Update

    Cynthia Chua, MD, Medical Oncologist and Hematologist with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    December 19, 2018

    2018-19 flu season update

    At OHC, we want to provide you with information to keep you as healthy and strong as possible throughout your cancer journey. The biggest concern is that cancer patients are at a higher risk of developing serious complications if they do get the flu. So if you have cancer and start experiencing symptoms like a […]

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  • The Gentle Movements of Yoga may be Perfect for Cancer Patients and Survivors.

    Dené C. Wrenn, MD, a gynecologic oncologist with OHC, and Cancer Research UK, Blogs 0 comments
    December 14, 2018

    yoga for cancer patients

    At OHC, we want to make sure you have access to the latest information about support services that can strengthen your fight against cancer. One of these support services is yoga. Although there is no scientific evidence to prove that yoga can cure or prevent any type of cancer, there are studies that suggest it […]

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  • FDA Approves First-line Treatment for Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma Under New Review Pilot

    Comments by Edward A. Faber, Jr., DO, MS, a medical oncologist and hematologist with OHC who specializes in blood cancers and stem cell transplants. Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Blogs 0 comments
    December 10, 2018

    adcetris approval lymphoma

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded the approved use of Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) injection in combination with chemotherapy for adult patients with certain types of peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL). This is the first FDA approval for treatment of newly diagnosed PTCL, and the FDA used a new review program to complete the approval […]

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