OHC Beats National Benchmarks for Genetic Testing in Breast Cancer Patients

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

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women. A woman is more at risk of developing breast and/or ovarian cancer in her lifetime if she inherits certain gene mutations (changes). Still, existing... Read More

Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer on the Rise: OHC Experts Promote Screening

Kurt P. Leuenberger, MD, medical oncologist and hematologist at OHC

According to the National Cancer Institute, since the 1990’s, the rate of colorectal cancer has more than doubled among young adults. Moreover, American Cancer Society research has found that people younger than 55 are 58% more likely to be... Read More

Written by Liz Engel and photographed by Amy Elisabeth Spasoff for the Cincinnati Business Courier. When Dr. David Waterhouse first arrived in Cincinnati in 1994 as a medical oncologist and hematologist at OHC, not a lot of cancer research was... Read More

Young Colon Cancer Survivor Discovers Her Purpose: Sharing Her Story to Empower Others

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

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

OHC Joins MYLUNG Consortium, Aiming to Advance Use of Precision Medicine for Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients

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

Lung cancer is one of the most common causes of cancer mortality globally, resulting in nearly 25 percent of all cancer-related deaths. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common type of lung cancer according to the American Cancer... Read More

Lymphoma Patient Finds Renewed Hope in Ground-Breaking CAR-T Treatment

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

A sunny disposition, strong faith and a ground-breaking treatment at OHC are helping Marea West beat her lymphoma. In 2015, Marea felt a lump in her neck that she thought was a tumor which was cancerous and she had it removed. A year later she was... Read More

Take Steps to Reduce Your Risk for Cancer

Benjamin T. Herms, MD, OHC medical oncologist and hematologist who specializes in lung and genitourinary cancer

One in three people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. My OHC colleagues and I are committed to aggressively attacking the individual cancer of every patient. We also strive to provide you with information to help prevent cancer before... Read More

OHC Physicist Receives Prestigious Radiation Oncology Fellowship

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

Nadeem Khan, MS, DABR, Chief Medical Physicist at OHC, was recently awarded a prestigious Fellowship from the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO). ACRO, a global body, is the essential professional society for success in the day-to-day... Read More

Cervical Cancer Survivor Encourages All Women to be Screened

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

Lisa Davis Yacchari has never liked going to the doctor – any doctor. After a routine procedure in 1993, she started letting doctor visits slip by, especially annual checkups with her gynecologist. When she did see her primary care doctor, she... Read More

OHC Doctors are Hopeful About WHO’s Initiative to Eliminate Cervical Cancer

Ajit Gubbi, DO, Noted Gynecologic Oncologist

Not only is cervical cancer a preventable disease, when caught early, the gynecologic oncologists at OHC are helping women beat it. Now, a world-wide initiative is hoping to eliminate it. In the US, cervical cancer used to be the leading cause of... Read More