Your Family’s Cancer History May Be the Key to Reducing Your Risk

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

There are many things we can do to reduce our risk of developing cancer. Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet. Make exercise a regular part of each day. Avoid tobacco and alcohol and stay current on vaccinations and screenings. There is also important... Read More

OHC Doctors Offer A New Treatment Option for Patients with Multiple Myeloma

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

Multiple myeloma is a type of blood cancer for which there is no cure. In 2020, of all patients newly diagnosed with a blood cancer, 18% are expected to be diagnosed with this type of blood cancer. Depending on the stage, the average survival rate... Read More

OHC Doctors Warn of a Possible Public Health Crisis Due to Delayed Cancer Screenings and Treatment

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

The cancer experts at OHC are raising the alarm about delayed cancer exams, treatment and screenings. Precautionary measures due to COVID-19 have caused much of the disruption, and doctors worry that extended delays may result in many cancer cases... Read More

For years, the standard approaches to treating cancer have been surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. The basic idea has been to isolate cancerous cells in your body and either remove or destroy them. These standard approaches can be very effective in... Read More

How a CAR-T Clinical Trial Became One Man’s Mission to Help Others With Cancer

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

Henry Picagli never expected to be sharing such a personal story with others, but after a near-death episode and a ground-breaking treatment for his non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Henry and his wife Jody are now sharing their story to bring a message of... Read More

OHC Offers Hope to More Lung Cancer Patients with New Treatment

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

Today, lung cancer remains the leading cancer cause of death in the U.S. for both men and women. And OHC is helping to change that. Historically, the treatment of lung cancer has been extremely challenging because patients typically do not show... Read More

Don’t Let the Fear of COVID Delay Your Important Cancer Screenings and Medical Treatment

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

Life as we know it changed in March for cancer patients when they were faced with COVID-19. The fear of exposure, the fear of being at risk because of underlying health conditions, and the fear of missing necessary appointments were all real... Read More

Unveiling the Real Heroes Behind Cancer Research

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

More Americans are beating cancer thanks to the dedication of the many heroes behind cancer research. In the U.S., the cancer death rate has steadily declined over the past 26 years. It dropped by an average of 1.5% per year between 2008 and 2017.... Read More

OHC Cancer Survivors Share Their Thoughts and Advice During National Cancer Survivors’ Month

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

Each year in June, the world celebrates cancer survivors. At OHC, we understand that being diagnosed with cancer is a personal experience. How people respond to their diagnosis, treatment and emotions differs from person to person. We’ve learned... Read More

OHC Researchers are Evaluating a New Combination of Drugs for HER2-positive Breast Cancer

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

Breast cancer remains the second leading cause of cancer death in women (lung cancer remains the first). A form of breast cancer that makes up approximately 25 percent of diagnosed patients is called HER2-positive breast cancer. This type of breast... Read More