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  • The Benefits of Palliative Care

    Prasad R. Kudalkar, MD, a board certified medical oncologist and hematologist with OHC who is also board certified in hospice and palliative medicine, Blogs 0 comments
    October 3, 2018

    benefits of palliative care

    This month, health care providers around the globe will be spreading the word about palliative care and its many benefits in light of World Hospice and Palliative Care Month. What is palliative care? Palliative care is care given to improve the quality of life of patients who have a serious or life-threatening disease, such as […]

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  • The Potential Benefits of Pets and Health

    Paula Weisenberger, MD, Oncologist/Hematologist with OHC, and the National Institutes of Health, Blogs 0 comments
    September 27, 2018

    pets and cancer patients

    You take good care of your pet. But what has your pet done for you lately? A small but growing body of research suggests that owning or interacting with animals may have the added benefit of improving your health. People and animals have a long history of living together and bonding. Perhaps the oldest evidence […]

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  • Important Facts About Thyroid Cancer

    Joseph N. Shaughnessy, MD, radiation oncologist at OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    September 26, 2018

    thyroid cancer awareness month

    September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month and OHC wants to remind you to take time to educate yourself and loved ones about the risk factors, signs and symptoms, and treatment options. Thyroid cancer often has an excellent prognosis when detected early, and there have been recent efforts to be less aggressive with treatment of these […]

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  • When Your Friend Has Cancer

    From Cancer Family Care, a nonprofit organization serving Greater Cincinnati that helps children and adults cope with the effects of a cancer diagnosis in the family., Blogs 0 comments
    September 26, 2018

    when your friend has cancer

    When your friend has cancer, sometimes it’s hard to find the right words to say. A diagnosis of cancer can create awkward tensions between friends. If your friend has cancer, you may already find that your conversations with him or her are strained. You may even find yourself not calling or visiting your friend—not because […]

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  • What are the natural ways to prevent prostate cancer?

    Comments by John F. Sacco, MD, radiation oncologist with OHC who is also board certified in integrative and holistic medicine. Original article by Scott Harris, Medical News Today, August 16, 2018, Blogs 0 comments
    September 26, 2018

    tomatoes natural ways prevent prostate cancer

    It isn’t possible to completely prevent prostate cancer, but it is possible to reduce a person’s risk. According to the American Cancer Society, the best ways to reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer are to make positive changes involving diet and exercise. If a person tries to reduce their risk in other ways, these […]

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  • Foods with low nutritional quality tied to higher cancer risk

    Comments by John F. Sacco, MD, OHC radiation oncologist who is board certified in integrative and holistic medicine. Original article by Maria Cohut, Medical News Today, September 19, 2018, Blogs 0 comments
    September 25, 2018

    food and cancer risks

    People who regularly eat foods with a low nutritional quality have a higher risk of developing cancer. “This should come as a surprise to no one. Doctors, researchers, nutritionists have been saying this for decades,” said John F. Sacco, MD, radiation oncologist with OHC who is also board certified in integrative and holistic medicine. The […]

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  • OHC doctor urges women to learn more about gynecologic cancer symptoms, risk factors and prevention.

    Marcia C. Bowling, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    September 18, 2018

    September is recognized as Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, and OHC (Oncology Hematology Care), a leading provider of advanced comprehensive cancer care is spreading the word that every woman is at risk for developing a gynecologic cancer. OHC is encouraging all women to learn the preventative measures they can take to minimize their risk of being […]

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