When Cancer Meets the Internet

Comments from Karyn M. Dyehouse, MD, neuro-oncologist, medical oncologist, hematologist and Chief Medical Officer with OHC. Article by Jane E. Brody of The New York Times

When faced with an actual or potential diagnosis of cancer, most people are inclined to consult Dr. Google, often before they see a real live medical expert. Unfortunately, Dr. Google doesn’t always know what’s best. A generation ago, patients... Read More

Local doctors understand the benefits of discussions with cancer patients about religious and spiritual values

Evan Lang, MD, medical oncologist and hematologist with OHC, and Elizabeth H. Levick, MD, radiation oncologist with OHC

Studies have shown that religious and spiritual values are important to Americans, and that many people with cancer rely on spiritual or religious beliefs and practices to help them cope with their disease. Cancer patients, specifically, want their... Read More

What is Mesothelioma?

Joseph N. Shaughnessy, MD, radiation oncologist at OHC

At OHC, we want to make sure you have access to the latest information about cancer prevention, conditions, treatments and support services to help you strengthen your fight against cancer. We’ve learned that many people have heard of the disease... Read More

The Real Villains Behind Ovarian Cancer

Dené C. Wrenn, MD, MS, gynecologic oncologist with OHC

As we learn more about the female organs and how cancer develops, a surprising source of many cases of ovarian cancer has come to light: the fallopian tubes. Many primary peritoneal cancers and some ovarian cancers start in the fallopian tubes and... Read More

Cervical Cancer: Prevention Tips and Newest Treatment

Marcia C. Bowling, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist with OHC

At OHC, our goal is to make sure you have access to the latest treatments, information, and support services to strengthen your fight against cancer. Since January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, we want to update you regarding a new treatment... Read More

Understanding a plant-based approach to eating

Jennifer W. Gerson, MD, radiation oncologist with OHC

It’s common knowledge that a healthy diet and regular exercise can have a significant impact on our overall health. It’s also proven to be beneficial for patients with heart disease. The experts at OHC know this pertains to cancer... Read More

A Special Message from OHC for the New Year

From all the doctors, advanced practice providers, nurses, researchers, clinical staff, and non-clinical support staff at the offices and corporate office of OHC

In reflecting on the past year, our team at OHC noticed an underlying theme as we shared some of our most inspirational stories: hope. That’s because if you golfed before cancer, we want you to be golfing for many years after cancer. If you... Read More

Wondering Which Cancer Screenings You Should Have?

Robert B. Barriger, MD, Radiation Oncologist with OHC

At OHC, we know that getting the right screening test at the right time is one of the most important things we can do for our health. Screenings find diseases early, before you have symptoms, when they’re easier to treat. The tests you need are... Read More

2018-2019 Flu Season Update

Cynthia Chua, MD, OHC Medical Oncologist and Hematologist

At OHC, we want to provide you with information to keep you as healthy and strong as possible throughout your cancer journey. The biggest concern is that cancer patients are at a higher risk of developing serious complications if they do get the flu.... Read More

The Gentle Movements of Yoga may be Perfect for Cancer Patients and Survivors.

Dené C. Wrenn, MD, a gynecologic oncologist with OHC, and Cancer Research UK

At OHC, we want to make sure you have access to the latest information about support services that can strengthen your fight against cancer. One of these support services is yoga. Although there is no scientific evidence to prove that yoga can cure... Read More