Cancer Treatment Complete: What Next?

Kristina Liming, MSN, APRN, Co-Lead of OHC's Supportive Care Program

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

An Early Diagnosis Can Lead to Better Outcomes for Brain Cancer Patients

Peter R. Fried, MD, Radiation Oncologist

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

Faith, Optimism, and OHC Experts Help One Man Become a Cancer Survivor

OHC, Specialists in the Treatment of Adult Cancers and Blood Disorders

To endure, pull through, or flourish—for cancer survivors, it’s a daily battle. The National Cancer Institute considers someone a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis through the balance of their life. Gary Carlson, a metastatic renal cell... Read More

OHC Cancer Research: The Path to a Cure

Paula F. Weisenberger, MD, Medical Oncologist and Hematologist

Take a moment to imagine a world without cancer. According to the World Health Organization, more than 18 million people around the globe are diagnosed with cancer every year. Only through today’s research will we have a cancer-free tomorrow.... Read More

OHC Cancer Expert Urges: Don’t Ignore the Early Warning Signs of Bladder Cancer

David M. Waterhouse, MD, MPH, medical oncologist and hematologist

Just over two years ago, Arthur Vogt was passing blood clots in his urine when he decided to make an appointment with his urologist. His urologist took samples and ran tests before diagnosing him with stage 3 bladder cancer and referring him to OHC.... Read More

OHC Cancer Experts Discourage Indoor Tanning to Avoid Skin Cancer and Melanoma

Suzanne Partridge, MD, Medical Oncologist, Hematologist, and Principal Investigator for OHC’s Melanoma Clinical Trials

A recent American Academy of Dermatology survey of 1,000 adults revealed that about one-third of Americans are unaware that tanning causes skin cancer. Perhaps this is why so many individuals, including young teens, continue to use tanning beds. This... Read More

OHC Brings New Hope to Patients: Offers Promising CAR-T Therapy for Multiple Myeloma

Edward A. Faber, Jr., DO ,MS, medical oncologist, hematologist and cellular therapy specialist

Coping with a cancer diagnosis presents with a barrage of physical, mental, and emotional challenges. Patients with multiple myeloma can find themselves on a dizzying rollercoaster ride of ups and downs dealing with an incurable disease that often... Read More

Is the Face of Head and Neck Cancer Changing?

David Pratt, MD, Radiation Oncologist

Globally, the increasing incidence of head and neck cancer is worrisome. In the U.S. there are about 65,000 cases of head and neck cancer diagnosed annually. Although this type of cancer is typically diagnosed in older men who have a history of... Read More

OHC Will be the First in the World to Evaluate Therapy for B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

James H. Essell, MD, a noted medical oncologist, hematologist and blood and marrow transplant specialist at OHC

OHC’s cancer experts are among the select investigators who will be the first in the world to enroll patients in a study to evaluate a new therapy for B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (B-NHL). This immunotherapy has the potential to offer several... Read More

OHC Treatment Suite Nurse Honored with Florence Nightingale Award Nomination

OHC, Specialists in the Treatment of Adult Cancers and Blood Disorders

OHC’s own Sarah Banfill, a treatment suite nurse at our West location and resident of Bridgetown, Ohio, was recently selected as a Florence Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing nominee. The award, sponsored by the University of Cincinnati... Read More