Cancer Can't Stop This Music Maestro

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

Watching Brant Karrick teach his music students at Northern Kentucky University (NKU), one would never know that he suffered from both Hodgkin’s lymphoma and MDS, a bone marrow disorder. During one of his final Ensemble Chamber Winds courses of the... Read More

Bringing Awareness to the "Forgotten Cancer"

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

Sarcoma is often referred to as the “forgotten cancer,” most likely because it comprises less than one percent of all adult cancers. During this Sarcoma Awareness Month, OHC’s cancer experts believe it is important to bring awareness to this... Read More

OHC Patient Brings Hope to Others through Positivity

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

If there was an OHC fan club, Pat Roettger would be the President. Since 2002, Pat has received four different cancer diagnoses, but that hasn’t stopped her from being a beacon of optimism to the OHC community since her introduction to it in 2015.... Read More

Worried about Prostate Cancer? When to Talk to a Doctor

Jeffrey Grass, MD, Radiation Oncologist

How concerned should men be about getting prostate cancer? Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. There are 3.1 million men alive with this diagnosis in the U.S. When diagnosed early, prostate cancer is... Read More

OHC Brings Hope to Lung Cancer Patients Through Research and Immunotherapy Treatment Advances

Patrick J. Ward, MD, PhD, Medical Oncologist, Hematologist and Co-Director of OHC’s Research Department

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. OHC is taking steps towards changing that. Through our continued research and patient education, my OHC colleagues and I are bringing hope to patients. Research keeps us on... Read More

OHC Cancer Expert Makes an Impact with Expertise and Compassionate Care

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

When you hear the word cancer, everything stops. When her gynecologist suspected she had endometrial cancer or ovarian cancer, Laurie B. felt like the world stopped turning. “My gynecologist ordered an ultrasound and MRI and the results had me... Read More

OHC Cancer Survivor Helps Youngsters Impacted by Cancer “Dump” Cancer

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

Most of us can remember playing with a dump truck as a child. There was something so satisfying about loading it up with sand, rocks, and dirt and then tipping it upward to dump the contents in a heap. Perhaps it was an infatuation with getting... Read More

Thoughtful is one way to describe Gail Theile of Maineville, Ohio. Retired from her 27-year career in real estate, she makes a quiet life with her partner, Hugh, and her dog, Itzy Bitzy. After joining a sewing group where she learned to make quilts,... Read More

In January 1964, Richard “Rick” Kline met his soulmate. In June 2020, his soulmate succumbed to cancer. How would he survive the loss of over 56 years of companionship? How would he preserve the legacy of his beloved Martha? Rick and Martha... Read More

To say that the month of June was eventful for Amanda Toms is an understatement. OHC extends congratulations to this inspirational woman who was recently honored as The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Ohio River Valley Woman of the Year... Read More