Is the Face of Head and Neck Cancer Changing?

David Pratt, MD, Radiation Oncologist

Globally, the increasing incidence of head and neck cancer is worrisome. In the U.S. there are about 65,000 cases of head and neck cancer diagnosed annually. Although this type of cancer is typically diagnosed in older men who have a history of... Read More

OHC Will be the First in the World to Evaluate Therapy for B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

James H. Essell, MD, a noted medical oncologist, hematologist and blood and marrow transplant specialist at OHC

OHC’s cancer experts are among the select investigators who will be the first in the world to enroll patients in a study to evaluate a new therapy for B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (B-NHL). This immunotherapy has the potential to offer several... Read More

OHC Treatment Suite Nurse Honored with Florence Nightingale Award Nomination

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

OHC’s own Sarah Banfill, a treatment suite nurse at our West location and resident of Bridgetown, Ohio, was recently selected as a Florence Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing nominee. The award, sponsored by the University of Cincinnati... Read More

Local Artist Has New Lease on Life After Beating Cancer

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

Marilee Klosterman never thought in 2021 she’d be present to be the featured artist in a gallery showing. In spring of 2017, she was content with the picture-perfect life she painted for herself. She was enjoying retirement with her husband on 36... Read More

Esophageal Cancer Prevention

Evan Z. Lang, MD, MS, medical oncologist and hematologist

Taking steps to prevent cancer and understanding cancer risk factors are critical to well-being, particularly with cancers like esophageal cancer that are difficult to detect. While the American Cancer Society has found that esophageal cancer... Read More

Potential COVID Vaccine Side Effect Causing Cancer False Alarm

Prasad R. Kudalkar, MD, medical oncologist and hematologist

We know the past year has undoubtedly been one of fear and anxiety for cancer patients and other immunocompromised individuals who are more susceptible to the COVID-19 virus and complications. Fortunately, the COVID vaccine is being administered... Read More

A Gift of Memories for a Breast Cancer Patient

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

Pictured above: Susie Osha (left), Valerie Barrett (right), and fellow KWF recipients were invited to the University of Cincinnati women’s basketball Wear Pink game on February 3, 2020. When Susie Osha was diagnosed with breast cancer, the last... Read More

OHC Research Data Helps Promising Lymphoma Therapy Receive FDA Approval

Miguel Islas-Ohlmayer, MD, Medical Oncologist, Hematologist, and Bone and Marrow Transplant Specialist at OHC

The treatment journey for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) oftentimes poses a challenge to both patients and cancer specialists. While most patients respond to first-line treatment, about 30-40% of DLBCL patients will relapse or not respond at... Read More

OHC Beats National Benchmarks for Genetic Testing in Breast Cancer Patients

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

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women. A woman is more at risk of developing breast and/or ovarian cancer in her lifetime if she inherits certain gene mutations (changes). Still, existing... Read More

Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer on the Rise: OHC Experts Promote Screening

Kurt P. Leuenberger, MD, medical oncologist and hematologist at OHC

According to the National Cancer Institute, since the 1990’s, the rate of colorectal cancer has more than doubled among young adults. Moreover, American Cancer Society research has found that people younger than 55 are 58% more likely to be... Read More