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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

This month, National Cancer Survivors Month, gives us an opportunity to celebrate the approximately 17 million cancer survivors in the U.S. We also recognize their family members, friends, and caregivers who have been on the survivorship journey with   (Read More)

For reasons we do not yet know, the incidence of testicular cancer in the U.S. has been on the rise for several decades. Largely diagnosed in young and middle-aged men, the American Cancer Society estimates that there will be 9,470 new cases of   (Read More)

On June 7th, 34-year-old Amanda Toms received a revolutionary cancer treatment for multiple myeloma. As the only independent adult cancer practice in Ohio offering this treatment, OHC’s team of cellular therapy specialists, E. Randolph Broun, MD,   (Read More)

Time to rejoice. Time for a fresh start. Time to travel. Completing cancer treatment presents with a flood of emotions and a great sense of relief, but the transition to life’s next phase can also come with challenges. Cancer survivors cope with   (Read More)

Arriving at a brain cancer diagnosis can be an arduous journey because patients can suffer with various non-specific symptoms like headache, sleepiness, and nausea. These general symptoms are like those of other diseases. So, when should someone be   (Read More)