As a senior in college at Ohio University, the future was bright for a young and energetic Connor McCurley. It was 2017, and he had a job lined up as a special education assistant in a school district back home in Cincinnati and he was playing a lot   (Read More)

In 2013, April Becraft of Georgetown, Ohio, was a 32-year-old mother of a toddler and a baby and was teaching special education at an elementary school when she began to feel tired all the time. She attributed the fatigue to having a new baby, but   (Read More)

In January 2020, Danyell Weisinger of Hamilton, Ohio was working as a bank teller when she began to experience intense stomach pain. She took ibuprofen around the clock to muscle through it. Fortunately, her boss convinced her to see a doctor. X-rays   (Read More)

Just over a year ago, Carrie Carothers was in a dark place, facing a stage 2 non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) diagnosis and worried for her husband and three children. Now in remission, this philanthropic mother has inspired her son to help find a cure for   (Read More)

OHC partners with US Oncology Research, an experienced network of more than 800 dedicated researchers who have played a role in more than 100 FDA approved cancer therapies. OHC’s leading cancer experts continue to make progress towards finding a   (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)

“Don’t procrastinate when it comes to getting a mammogram.” “I urge all women to get mammograms.” This is sage advice from two OHC breast cancer patients, Stephanie Scott and Lynn Farmer, who share the same message although their journeys   (Read More)

Like 90% of women who receive a normal mammogram result each year, Cheryl Wilde breathed a huge sigh of relief when she was told her results were clear. Yet, although she received what she thought was excellent news that day in 1994, her breast   (Read More)

Ovarian cancer awareness remains on the forefront of the minds of OHC’s cancer specialists. Ovarian cancer is most often diagnosed in its late stages as its presenting symptoms are typically subtle and sometimes mistaken for more common conditions.   (Read More)

With an enduring interest in offering hope to patients with aggressive cancers, OHC participated in a clinical trial that recently resulted in the FDA approval of a new breast cancer treatment. To help develop new treatment options for   (Read More)

Imagine going to the doctor with some abdominal pain. You’re not expecting the worst. Appendicitis and a hernia are ruled out and a blood test and chest X-ray are ordered. Upon receiving additional test results, your doctor immediately admits you   (Read More)

When David Shellabarger went to his doctor because he was experiencing stomach pain, he didn’t expect a cancer diagnosis. “I thought I had a hernia,” said David. “My CT scan and biopsy revealed non-Hodgkin lymphoma.” That was August of   (Read More)

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)

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)

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)