• OHC Strengthens the Attack Against Multiple Myeloma

    Miguel Islas-Ohlmayer, MD, OHC oncologist, hematologist, transplant specialist and Principal Investigator, Blogs 2 comments
    March 20, 2019

    At OHC, our blood and marrow transplant specialists are bringing significant advancements for the treatment of multiple myeloma. With the approval of new drugs that target the disease much more precisely, OHC offers these drugs for patients whose multiple myeloma has returned or hasn’t responded to other treatments. Daratumumab (Darzalex) and Elotuzumab (Empliciti) are two […]

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  • A Call to Help!

    OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    March 19, 2019

    Corissa Hines with patient and care bag

    It is not uncommon for OHC to receive a call from a former patient, former family member, or a volunteer who wants to provide some sort of comfort bag, a homemade hat or other caring item to our cancer patients. On this particular day, Corissa Hines called us to say, “her father was in active […]

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  • Colorectal Cancer Can Be Highly Treatable – With the Right Timing and Latest Treatments

    Prasad R. Kudalkar, MD, Medical Oncologist and Hematologist with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    March 11, 2019

    colorectal cancer treatments

    As I entered the exam room, I met a very nice gentleman who had one big concern: colorectal cancer. I introduced myself and then asked some questions, first to get to know him as a person, then as a new member of our OHC family, and then as a patient with cancer. He came to […]

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  • Why Should Patients Choose the Brain Tumor Center?

    Peter R. Fried, MD, a radiation oncologist with OHC who serves as the Co-Director of the Gamma Knife Program at The Jewish Hospital, Blogs 0 comments
    March 7, 2019

    brain tumor diagnosis

    Kathleen Chapman was experiencing a lack of coordination, disorientation and a noticeable dysfunction in her handwriting. She knew something was wrong and was seen by an OHC doctor for evaluation. Kathleen was diagnosed with a brain tumor. As soon as she heard the words, he world stopped. Kathleen worried about what the brain surgery would […]

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  • Sister Keeps Her Promise to Support Cancer Patients

    OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    March 5, 2019

    Bobby Guthier was one of those people that everyone naturally liked. He was an avid golfer and bowler, and loved to laugh. His greatest love was for his boys, wife and family. When Bobby’s sisters were diagnosed with breast cancer, Bobby and their families surrounded them with love, support and encouragement. After her treatments, Bobby’s […]

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  • OHC offers new approaches for treating kidney cancer.

    Kurt P. Leuenberger, MD, medical oncologist and hematologist at OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    March 5, 2019

    treating kidney cancer

    The most difficult part of my work is to tell a patient they have cancer. It’s especially difficult because at OHC, our patients are like family members. When we do have to tell someone they have kidney cancer, we are fortunate in that we are able to offer them several treatment options, including the newest […]

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  • Commonly Asked Questions About Prostate Cancer

    Jeffrey Grass, MD, a radiation oncologist with OHC and one of OHC's team of experts in the use of CyberKnife for prostate cancer, answers some of the most common questions men ask about prostate cancer and treatment., Blogs 8 comments
    March 1, 2019

    commonly asked questions prostate cancer

    Q: What are the signs of prostate cancer? A: Early prostate cancer usually causes no symptoms. Some advanced prostate cancers can slow or weaken your urinary stream or make you need to urinate more often, especially at night. But non-cancerous diseases of the prostate cause these symptoms more often. Contact your doctor if you experience […]

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