The young Lady Warriors of the Eastern High School Varsity Soccer team in Brown County know a lot about hard work, working as a team, and community service. Their story of giving back started with a teammate’s mom, Angela Whitaker, who was   (Read More)

Head and neck cancer, which encompasses numerous cancer types affecting various regions of the head and neck, is more common than many realize.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, head and neck cancers account for nearly 4%   (Read More)

March is National Colorectal Cancer Month. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both women and men in the U.S., excluding skin cancers.  While the rate of people being diagnosed has   (Read More)

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both women and men in the U.S., excluding skin cancers.  While the rate of people being diagnosed has dropped each year, according to the American Cancer Society, individuals younger   (Read More)

February is both National Cancer Prevention Month and Black History Month.  While we pay tribute to the amazing men and women who helped shape our country, it is also important that we acknowledge the disparity in cancer rates between the African   (Read More)

When Kayla Walsh joined the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) in 2009 during her sophomore year at college, she had no idea the impact those short minutes would have on someone she never met.  Studying to be a high school biology teacher at   (Read More)

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)