In 2013, Deborah Ward, age 43, was experiencing abdominal cramping which she discussed with her primary care doctor. After an exam and sonogram revealed a lesion on her ovary, Deborah’s doctor referred her to OHC gynecologic oncology expert (Read More)

“Advocate for yourself, know your body, and know your family cancer history.” Representatives of the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Greater Cincinnati (OCAGC) preach these words of wisdom incessantly. Ovarian   (Read More)

With cauliflower pizza crust, kale smoothies, and broccoli nuggets popping up on menus and grocers’ shelves everywhere, it’s easier than ever before to incorporate cruciferous vegetables into your diet. What exactly are cruciferous vegetables,   (Read More)

On Friday, April 2, 2021, Michelle Siefke, a mother of four and a grandmother of three, had a slight adjustment in her normal work routine as an intervention specialist at Mercy McAuley High School. Her employer had arranged for a mobile   (Read More)

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, more than two people die of skin cancer in the U.S. every hour. Skin cancer, which can occur because of cumulative sun damage, is the most diagnosed cancer in the   (Read More)

Just over one year ago, OHC’s cancer experts were among the select investigators who were first in the world to evaluate a groundbreaking therapy for B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (B-NHL). John   (Read More)

Last month, results of a small clinical trial presented at the 2022 ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) annual meeting revealed complete remission from rectal cancer in study participants. While it   (Read More)

During the summer months, you most likely find yourself snacking on a handful of berries or adding them to a salad to sweeten things up. You might not have realized that these little fruit gems are packed with vitamins, minerals, and   (Read More)

Written by Lindsey Himmler and photographed by Leah Davies for Venue Cincinnati Magazine.

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More than half of Americans are at an increased risk of cancer, diabetes, or heart disease because they have close relatives with one or more of these diseases, according to the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP). Because   (Read More)

One in two men will develop cancer in their lifetime. For reasons that are not yet fully understood, men are more likely than women to develop and die from cancer. One explanation is that men have more exposure to cancer-causing environmental and   (Read More)

John Boys, an industrial electrician approaching 60, had no plans to go to the doctor until his employer offered incentives for getting a physical during the spring of 2019. A casual discussion about a knot he had in his abdomen led to a cancer   (Read More)

How many of us have felt a suspicious lump or discovered a new lesion or pain and immediately had a sinking feeling that something was wrong? We might try to convince ourselves that it will go away, but our bodies may be alerting us that something   (Read More)

If there was one thing to eat that could prevent cancer, chances are extremely likely that this powerful food would become a staple in nearly every individual’s diet. As a leading cause of death worldwide, cancer touches the lives of everyone on   (Read More)

David Young was no stranger to adversity. An illustrator and graphic designer, he opened his own company in 1989 but lost a significant amount of business during the Great Recession of 2008. He and his wife, Sherri, were facing health issues, and   (Read More)