What is Cancer Genetic Testing? Today, tests are available to detect cancer-related genes in the human body.  Gene testing can determine if you have a disease-related gene condition that may put you at a higher risk of getting cancer before symptoms   (Read More)

Research has shown adopting a healthy lifestyle can contribute to reducing the risk of developing certain types of cancer, as well as other illnesses like heart disease.  Making gradual, sustainable lifestyle changes is more likely to lead to your   (Read More)

Cold weather can be uncomfortable, but for cancer patients undergoing treatment, the drop in temperature can present different challenges. Learn about the risks they face and helpful tips to stay safe during this season. Cold Sensitivity &   (Read More)

While many of us are preparing for the holiday season, making our to-do list for the upcoming festivities, baking and wrapping presents, others are coping with an illness and approaching the holidays with hesitation. Many of us may know someone faced   (Read More)

Gastric cancer, or stomach cancer, is a type of cancer that forms in the stomach lining.  According to the American Association for Cancer Research, an estimated 26,500 new cases of stomach cancer will be diagnosed in the US and an estimated 11,130   (Read More)

In the previous stories of thankfulness shared, we’ve introduced OHC employees who have been patients in the past year and how their experience gave them a newfound appreciation for the patients they care for.  Our next employee-turned-patient   (Read More)

Dealing with an autoimmune disease for the last three years, our second OHC employee reflects on becoming an OHC patient and is thankful for the care she received and the impact it has had. Theresa Duckwall is the Revenue Cycle Supervisor and   (Read More)

Life is full of opportunities and challenges that come along every day.  Those challenges provide you with the chance to learn something new, to impact your world view.  For cancer patients, we’ve heard how people learned to be more present in   (Read More)

Black women are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer at a younger age and at a more advanced stage than white women.  They are also more affected by aggressive types of breast cancer, leading to a disproportionate outlook, even though   (Read More)

Ali Miller-Bultman, a Montgomery, Ohio firefighter, knows too well the importance of safety and reducing risks when fighting a fire. What she didn’t expect was the fight she would embark on with her own personal battle with breast cancer.  A   (Read More)

Karen Wellington was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 30.  While fighting breast cancer, Karen focused on LIVING by being active in her kids’ lives, coaching soccer, hanging with friends, and never letting cancer keep her down.  During   (Read More)

When patients hear a diagnosis of cancer, their world stops and many struggle with thoughts of their own mortality. At OHC we know how big an emotional challenge this can be. Our team treats you like family providing both leading care and emotional   (Read More)

We’ve already established a well-balanced diet full of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates is essential to your body while you experience radiation therapy.   If you’re needing some examples of those types of foods, visit our last blog, “Eating   (Read More)

Eating a balanced diet is essential for maintaining health and energy each day.  When your body is in a state of healing, it can be even more important to take special care of your body through diet.  However, OHC’s advanced practice provider,   (Read More)

Improving patients’ quality care is the driving force of OHC. Nationally, more than 300,000 patients are diagnosed with breast cancer annually, with one-third of these estimated to be eligible for genetic testing following the National   (Read More)