For the first time, a treatment that boosts the immune system greatly improved survival in people newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer. It’s the biggest win so far for immunotherapy, which has had much of its success until now in less common cancers. In the study, Merck’s Keytruda (pembrolizumab), given with […]Read More
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. To raise awareness and provide education on oral cancer, we’re sharing tips on cancer prevention and caring for your mouth during treatment from a blog by Angela Hummel and the American Institute for Cancer Research. Your mouth is the first contact with food and because of that very reason […]Read More
OHC and the Blood Cancer Center at The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health Have Accepted the LEMONS FOR LEUKEMIA CHALLENGE!
Patients and their caregivers of OHC and the Blood Cancer Center have challenged the staffs to do the Lemons for Leukemia Challenge. Date: Thursday May 10 Time: 7am – 1:30 pm Location: 3 Tower Lobby at The Jewish Hospital If you can’t make the event, you can join the registry here. Use promo code SAVE2MATCH18. You […]Read More
In the greater Cincinnati area, cancer patients and their families are fortunate to have several community groups eager to help cancer patients through their cancer journey and cope with their concerns and fears. Cancer Support Community (CSC) is a not-for-profit organization that has provided social and emotional support for people with cancer and their families […]Read More
Jeffrey Grass, MD, radiation oncologist with OHC (Oncology Hematology Care, Inc.,) and Bradley Lemberg, MD, Ear, Nose and Throat specialist with Mercy Health – Fairfield Hospital are teaming up to provide free oral, head and neck cancer screenings. Register: Call 513-870-7197 to reserve your space. Date: Thursday, May 3 Time: 5–7 pm. Screenings will take […]Read More
Margaret Henry is a navigator. Not the kind you find on your smart phone or at the helm of a ship making her way through the ocean waters. She’s a nurse navigator with OHC and she helps guide cancer patients through the complex journey associated with cancer care. OHC’s nurse navigators are registered nurses who […]Read More
One type of cancer that we don’t hear too much about is testicular cancer. It begins when healthy cells in a testicle change and grow out of control, forming a mass called a tumor. A cancerous tumor is malignant, meaning it can grow and spread to other parts of the body. The good news regarding […]Read More