Ten Items to Make a Hospital Stay Better

Comments from Margaret Henry, RN, BSN, OCN, Nurse Navigator with OHC. Original article by Kristine Crane, Contributor, U.S. News & World Report

A visit to the hospital never makes the list of favorite destinations, but packing some comfort items can make it feel a little more comfortable and home or hotel-like. Think of your stay like any other road trip and pack accordingly. Loose, warm... Read More

Can aspirin help treat cancer?

Comments from D. Randolph Drosick, M.D., medical oncologist and hematologist with OHC. Article by Ana Sandoiu, Medical News Today

More and more studies are pointing to the benefits of adding aspirin to conventional cancer treatment. A new review examines this available research and asks the question: is it “time to share [the] evidence and decision-making with... Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Reminds us How Far We’ve Come and Where We’re Headed

Suzanne M. Partridge, MD, medical oncologist and hematologist with OHC

Just a few decades ago, little was known about breast cancer. It was a rarely talked about disease. Today, breast cancer is in the news almost daily, and much of what we read and hear involves breakthroughs in early detection, new drug therapies and... Read More

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

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... Read More

The Potential Benefits of Pets and Health

Paula Weisenberger, MD, Oncologist/Hematologist with OHC, and the National Institutes of Health

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... Read More

Important Facts About Thyroid Cancer

Joseph N. Shaughnessy, MD, radiation oncologist at OHC

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... Read More

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.

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... Read More

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

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... Read More

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

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,... Read More

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

Marcia C. Bowling, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist with OHC

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... Read More