When Sister Mary Ann Jansen began feeling extraordinarily tired in March 2014, she chalked it up to her demanding schedule. As Director of Community Ministries at Ursuline Academy of Cincinnati, Sr. Jansen accompanied students on retreats and often   (Read More)

No one knows our bodies better than ourselves – so when something is wrong, it doesn’t take long to notice. Unfortunately, when we are busy we sometimes ignore or downplay the signs to keep up with daily life. This was the case with OHC patient   (Read More)

OHC Systems Engineer Dan Davies knows numbers. As a data analyst, he looks at trends all day. When recently asked by his wife, Amber, to become involved in fundraising for pediatric cancer, he quickly realized this challenge would be no different and   (Read More)

Lisa Feiler was a healthy 47-year old marketing assistant and biking enthusiast who exercised regularly, ate healthy, and stayed fit. She wasn’t someone who fit the typical profile of someone with breast cancer. Then, a few days before she was set   (Read More)

Savannah Gives Back

At OHC, we believe a hallmark of our care is the relationship we develop with our patients, their families, and friends. They become part of our extended family and we are honored by the trust they have in us with their care. What we receive in   (Read More)

Graduating from college, getting married, moving and starting a new job can be some of the most stressful moments in a person’s life. Can you imagine being diagnosed with testicular cancer at the young age of 24 as well? This is exactly what   (Read More)

Jeff Willis was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2014 after his son Zach encouraged him to get a colonoscopy upon turning 50. After surgery to remove a section of his colon, Dr. Edward Crane, a noted Tri-state medical oncologist, and his team of   (Read More)

As a preschool teacher, Lesli Custis knew how to multi-task and navigate challenges. As a newly diagnosed breast cancer patient, she didn’t waiver from those challenges and took control to help navigate her personal healthcare choices. Lesli did   (Read More)

Legendary country singer-songwriter John Denver would have been proud of this recent rendition of “Take Me Home” during a radiation treatment at OHC. You see, newly diagnosed patient Mark Folzenlogen sometime battles nausea during his treatments   (Read More)

When Sally was a single parent raising four boys, working 11 hours a day and taking care of her elderly patients, nothing could get her down. Years later, it would be this can-do attitude that would help her through the diagnosis of cervical cancer.   (Read More)

He fought fires all over the city, but his biggest battle was fighting cancer close to home. It was July 2014 and Loveland-Symmes Fire Department District Chief Jon Frye had been feeling sick for two weeks. Severe headaches finally prompted a visit   (Read More)

Never tell J.P. Heiremans he can’t do something unless you want to see him immediately prove you wrong. “I’ve always been able to adapt,” he says. “It’s something I’ve done my whole life.” When he says his whole life, he means it.   (Read More)

As spring began to bloom across the campus of the University of Cincinnati — big changes were also in store for 20-year-old sophomore Amanda Janzen. It was 2009, and in addition to her class schedule, Amanda was balancing two part-time jobs. So   (Read More)

At the beginning of our interview, I’m cautioned by his daughter that cancer survivor Charles Spencer will cry at the drop of a hat whenever he talks about OHC Medical Oncologist Dr. James Essell and the role he played in saving his life. Charles   (Read More)

Michael Belavic has the chance to see some of the most beautiful parts of our country on a regular basis. Working for a major pipeline company keeps this 64-year-old busy, but also satisfied. He passes iconic national landmarks like Mount Rushmore as   (Read More)