Cervical Cancer Survivor Encourages All Women to be Screened

OHC, Specialists in the Treatment of Adult Cancers and Blood Disorders

Lisa Davis Yacchari has never liked going to the doctor – any doctor. After a routine procedure in 1993, she started letting doctor visits slip by, especially annual checkups with her gynecologist. When she did see her primary care doctor, she... Read More

OHC Doctors are Hopeful About WHO’s Initiative to Eliminate Cervical Cancer

Ajit Gubbi, DO, Noted Gynecologic Oncologist

Not only is cervical cancer a preventable disease, when caught early, the gynecologic oncologists at OHC are helping women beat it. Now, a world-wide initiative is hoping to eliminate it. In the US, cervical cancer used to be the leading cause of... Read More

The holidays are a time of joy, but they can also be a time of stress with exceptionally long “To Do” lists even if you’re planning to “gather digitally.” Instead of taking the time to relax and enjoy the holidays, many Americans instead... Read More

The radiation oncology experts at OHC are using advanced technology to destroy cancerous brain tumors and give patients an improved chance at a longer remission. In the past, brain tumors were treated with radiation to the entire brain. This resulted... Read More

OHC doctors share preliminary results of a national study on extended use of immunotherapy for advanced non-small cell lung cancer

David M. Waterhouse, MD, MPH, medical oncologist, hematologist and co-director of the department of clinical research at OHC

The Journal of Clinical Oncology published an article in its November 2020 issue about a study evaluating the extended use of nivolumab (Opdivo) for certain patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). As the lead author of the study, I... Read More

Two Years After its Introduction, Ground-breaking Cancer Treatment CAR-T is Showing Positive Results

E. Randolph Broun, MD, a noted medical oncologist, hematologist and blood and marrow transplant specialist

Two years ago, the cancer experts at OHC were the first independent adult cancer group in the region to introduce the revolutionary treatment, CAR T-cell therapy, for adults. Since that noteworthy day, our researchers have made some great strides in... Read More

A Message of Thanks to Our Patients, Their Families and Our Community

the Doctors and Staff at OHC

At OHC, we want to acknowledge the kindness and contributions of our patients, their families and the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Your outpouring of support, especially during the initial height and current spike of the virus, has served... Read More

Cancer and COVID-19: Celebrate Safe Holidays This Season

Prasad R. Kudalkar, MD, medical oncologist and hematologist

As COVID screenings increase and positive results trend up, families are faced with difficult decisions about how to safely navigate the holiday season. Those with weakened immune systems, including many cancer patients, are more susceptible to... Read More

Treatment advancements and awareness are giving patients with pancreatic cancer hope

Evan Z. Lang, MD, MS, medical oncologist and hematologist who specializes in the treatment of pancreatic cancer

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and the cancer experts at OHC believe the more you know about the disease – including risks, symptoms and early detection – as well as advancements in treatments, the better the chance for extended... Read More

Gifts allow breast cancer patients to focus on fun

D. Randolph Drosick, MD, a medical oncologist and hematologist at OHC who serves on the Karen Wellington Foundation Medical Advisory Board

For women dealing with breast cancer their lives tend to be consumed by their disease and treatment. At OHC, our team leads patients through their cancer journey with advanced treatments as well as support services and resources to help them manage... Read More