• OHC Brings CAR-T Therapy to the Tri-State and Ushers in a New Frontier in the Fight Against Cancer

    James H. Essell, MD, medical oncologist, hematologist, and transplant specialist with OHC and the National Medical Director of Cellular Therapies for The US Oncology Network, Blogs 2 comments
    February 21, 2019

    car t at ohc

    OHC is pleased to announce that we are now offering Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cell Therapy (CAR-T) for adults with certain blood cancers. OHC is the first in Greater Cincinnati to bring this revolutionary treatment to the region for adults with aggressive blood cancers, in partnership with the Blood Cancer Center at The Jewish Hospital – […]

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  • Internal. External. IMRT. IGRT. What exactly is radiation therapy?

    Sandra J. Victor, MD, radiation oncologist with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    February 20, 2019

    radiation therapy

    At OHC, we aggressively attack your cancer with leading-edge approaches and therapies, and we make sure you are included in your care plan discussion and understand every step of that plan. If you receive a cancer diagnosis, radiation therapy may be recommended as part of your treatment plan. You may hear terms like external versus […]

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  • How to Create Your Own Cancer-Fighting Exercise Plan

    Benjamin T. Herms, MD, Medical Oncologist and Hematologist with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    February 12, 2019

    cancer exercise plan

    At OHC, our top priority is to help you beat cancer, and maintaining your strength is vital to your recovery. At OHC, it isn’t enough to simply say, ‘You should exercise.’ We help our patients identify what they can do considering their current status and treatment. If they’re at home, we ask about available indoor […]

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  • Valentine’s Day Ideas for Your Cancer Patient

    Tiffany Jones, MSN, RN, Advanced Practice Provider with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    February 7, 2019

    valentines day cancer

    Each year, Americans spend billions of dollars on gifts to show their love and appreciation for their special Valentine. But this may be challenging if your loved one has cancer. He or she may not feel like going out to dinner, or chemo has affected their taste for chocolate. Although some of the more traditional […]

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  • How much should I eat?

    Zaw M. Bo, MD, a board-certified medical oncologist and hematologist with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    February 6, 2019

    When someone is diagnosed with cancer, their lives are forever changed. It can affect every aspect of their physical, emotional and financial well-being. At OHC, we’re experts at treating cancer and providing support services to surround our patients with everything they need. We’re also here to help you discover what you can do to prevent […]

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  • How fast does breast cancer spread?

    Additional comments from Suzanne Partridge, MD, Medical Oncologist and Hematologist with OHC. Original article by Jamie Eske, Medical News Today, Blogs 0 comments
    January 31, 2019

    breast cancer spread

    People who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer may wonder how fast it could grow or spread. It’s hard to predict because cancer occurs due to mutations in human cells, and mutations do not follow normal, predictable patterns of cell division. It also depends on the type, grade, and stage of breast cancer, and whether […]

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  • Gallbladder cancer is rare, but deadly. Here’s how you can reduce your risk.

    Filix Kencana, MD, a medical oncologist and hematologist with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    January 31, 2019

    gallbladder cancer awareness month

    February is Gallbladder Cancer Awareness Month, and as always, my colleagues and I are committed to providing you with information on the latest treatments as well as how to lower your risk for developing cancer. The good news about gallbladder cancer is that it’s rare. The bad news is that approximately one-third of the people […]

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