According to a statement from The White House, more than 9.5 million cancer screenings in the U.S. were missed because of the COVID pandemic. Lockdowns, fear of exposure, and strained hospital resources have led to delayed screenings and treatment.   (Read More)

At age 71, James “Jim” Rueger, a retired attorney, had never been sick a day in his life. While enjoying one of his frequent visits to Anna Maria Island, Florida, he experienced shortness of breath and was bruising and bleeding excessively from a   (Read More)

Following a summer-like fall season, it is tempting to want to get outdoors and enjoy the delicate snowfall or help the grandkids build a snowman. Across the country, winter weather creates a high risk of car accidents, hypothermia and frostbite, and   (Read More)

Every day, I work alongside an extremely talented and compassionate group of cancer doctors. I am pleased to learn that their brilliance has not gone unnoticed. Every year, Cincinnati Magazine surveys the city’s doctors about their choice for   (Read More)

Cancer is a genetic disease, and about 10 percent of cancers are hereditary. At OHC, we not only treat cancer, we assess and manage the risk. Our cancer genetic specialists offer in-depth education, risk assessment, consultation, and genetic testing   (Read More)

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed among American women. About two out of three breast cancers are estrogen receptor-positive (ER+). Ongoing research is critical to develop new treatment   (Read More)

It has been a bittersweet time at OHC as our beloved Dr. Paula Weisenberger retired earlier this month after 41 years of oncology practice. Dr. Paula, as she was lovingly known by thousands, is a legacy in cancer care—a pillar in the medical   (Read More)

If you ask anyone about how they feel when thinking about the holiday season, chances are good that they will mention: joyful, grateful, celebratory, peaceful. Someone coping with the loss of a loved one to cancer will most likely experience a   (Read More)

‘Tis the holiday season, and the hustle and bustle of the preparations, decorating, shopping and celebrations is upon us. For anyone, this time of year can bring stress, fatigue, and heightened tensions, but for a cancer patient, the holidays can   (Read More)

During the holiday season it’s natural to want to present the special people in our lives with the “perfect gift.” When someone we love is undergoing cancer treatment, we often find ourselves wondering (several times throughout the year) if   (Read More)

According to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN), more than 60,000 Americans will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year, and findings from a new study reveal that incidences are on the rise. This being Pancreatic Cancer Awareness   (Read More)

Although lung cancer is most frequently attributed to smoking, OHC’s cancer specialists are seeing an increase in the incidence of lung cancer in “never smokers,” those who have never smoked or who have smoked fewer than 100 cigarettes in their   (Read More)

Sometimes we forget to take the time to pause from life’s hustle and bustle and truly reflect on those who enrich our lives. Thanksgiving provides us with that opportunity. At OHC, we are honored to walk with our patients and their families   (Read More)

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cigarette smoking is linked to about 80-90 percent of lung cancer deaths and people who smoke cigarettes are   (Read More)

Breast cancer remains a significant public health problem. According to the Global Cancer Observatory (GLOBOCAN), breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide. The most common subtype of breast cancer, hormone receptor-positive (HR+)   (Read More)