We all love sneak peeks, don’t we? Makes us feel like we’re in on something special. So we asked ourselves, “Why not share that feeling with the people that matter most, our patients?”. That’s why we’re giving you   (Read More)

About to meet with your doctor to discuss treatment options? Maybe you should first give Cancer Support Community a call. OHC partner Cancer Support Community now offers a question listing service to help you prepare for your upcoming oncology visit.   (Read More)

It’s one of the most common questions we face from our patients at OHC. And no wonder. Chemotherapy for most of us is a scary word. Often scarier than the actual treatment. It conjures images of being deathly ill, to the point of wondering if   (Read More)

OHC lended helping hands (and backs and feet!) to the American Cancer Society’s annual Suits And Sneakers Awareness weekend. As an extension of the weekend, corporations and organizations were encouraged to participate in the challenge by   (Read More)

A diagnosis of cancer can mean many things. But first and foremost, it means a change in the patient’s life. It means medical procedures, possibly surgery, and some form of treatment. For some, it might mean becoming very sick before getting   (Read More)

Advanced Practice Providers, or APPs, are nurses who have received advanced degrees in nursing. They can diagnose illnesses, treat conditions, and prescribe treatments. The APPs at OHC specialize in medical hematology, oncology and radiation oncology   (Read More)

Good nutrition and physical activity do more than make our patients healthy in the moment. New research is demonstrating that these good habits may keep them healthier long term, including reducing their risk of developing cancer. According to the   (Read More)

Most of us know that being overweight can lead to many types of health issues. But did you know that excessive weight, a BMI (Body Mass Index) of equal to or more than 30 will actually increase your risk of cancer? Check out this OHC infographic to   (Read More)

Our highest priority is to deliver high quality care. It’s something a lot of health care practices might say, but at OHC, everything we do centers on our commitment to providing it. With the recent awarding of the Quality Oncology Practice   (Read More)

As is the case with most cancers, successfully treating lung cancer means catching it as early as possible. But because of the nature of this cancer’s early-stage symptoms, that’s not always possible. OHC and Mercy Health have joined forces to   (Read More)

According to OHC Chief Medical Officer David Kirlin, “One of our Oncology Medical Home goals is to facilitate urgent care for our patients. Our weekend office hours project is an example of this plan. We also want same-day evaluation to be   (Read More)

BRCA1 and BRCA2 are human genes that produce tumor suppressor proteins. When either of these genes is mutated, or altered, cells are more likely to develop additional genetic alterations that can lead to cancer. Learn more from this OHC infographic.   (Read More)

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly called the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “Obamacare,” is a federal statute. Together with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, it represents the most significant   (Read More)

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly called the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “Obamacare,” is a federal statute. Together with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, it represents the most significant   (Read More)

Of all the forms of cancer, perhaps none strikes at the heart of a person more than breast cancer. This disease not only threatens the life of the woman who has it, but can also leave deep, negative feelings of embarrassment, being incomplete, or   (Read More)