“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)

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)

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)

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)

Marilee Klosterman never thought in 2021 she’d be present to be the featured artist in a gallery showing. In spring of 2017, she was content with the picture-perfect life she painted for herself. She was enjoying retirement with her husband on 36   (Read More)

Colon cancer was not on the mind of 29-year-old Kayla King, a vibrant wife and busy mother focused on caring for her two young boys, enjoying country concerts with her husband, and working full-time. Everything changed when she learned she had stage   (Read More)

Rodney Fightmaster couldn’t figure out what was wrong. For two years, he felt miserable. He was coughing and having trouble breathing. At one point he was too sick to walk. But his tests always came back normal. His pulmonologist ordered a   (Read More)