Cancer and COVID-19: Celebrate Safe Holidays This Season

Prasad R. Kudalkar, MD, medical oncologist and hematologist

As COVID screenings increase and positive results trend up, families are faced with difficult decisions about how to safely navigate the holiday season. Those with weakened immune systems, including many cancer patients, are more susceptible to... Read More

Treatment advancements and awareness are giving patients with pancreatic cancer hope

Evan Z. Lang, MD, MS, medical oncologist and hematologist who specializes in the treatment of pancreatic cancer

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and the cancer experts at OHC believe the more you know about the disease – including risks, symptoms and early detection – as well as advancements in treatments, the better the chance for extended... Read More

Gifts allow breast cancer patients to focus on fun

D. Randolph Drosick, MD, a medical oncologist and hematologist at OHC who serves on the Karen Wellington Foundation Medical Advisory Board

For women dealing with breast cancer their lives tend to be consumed by their disease and treatment. At OHC, our team leads patients through their cancer journey with advanced treatments as well as support services and resources to help them manage... Read More

New FDA-approved treatment for lung cancer is available at OHC

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

OHC is excited to share that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. This new treatment, which has been available at OHC since April through its clinical trials, offers these... Read More

Finding Healing Through Art

Rebecca Hendrixson

Written by Rebecca Hendrixson and photographed by Robert White for Venue magazine. In the spring of 2017, during a routine checkup, Samantha England’s gynecologist found a lump in her left breast. A biopsy was performed, and results came back... Read More

OHC is evaluating a promising new treatment for metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer

Paula F. Weisenberger, MD, Medical Oncologist and Hematologist

One of every five breast cancers are HER2-positive breast cancers. This type tends to grow and spread faster than other breast cancers but are much more likely to respond to treatments that target the HER2 protein. A recent study reported that women... Read More

Three Things to Know Before You Cancel Your Mammogram

D. Randolph Drosick, MD, medical oncologist and hematologist who specializes in breast cancer

More than six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, fears are growing about the long-term impact on cancer rates. Put simply, Americans are skipping their screenings and the potential consequences are a major concern of OHC’s breast cancer experts.... Read More

OHC doctors are evaluating new treatment for women with advanced ovarian cancer.

Dené C. Wrenn, MD, MS, gynecologic oncologist with OHC

For many women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, their initial treatment, which typically includes chemotherapy, will stop the cancer’s growth. Unfortunately, many of these patients later experience a relapse. Even though the chemotherapy initially... Read More

OHC Exclusively Offers New Immunotherapy Treatment for Advanced Cervical Cancer

Ajit Gubbi, DO, Noted Gynecologic Oncologist

In the past 40 years, the number of cases of cervical cancer and the number of deaths from cervical cancer have decreased significantly. This encouraging trend is due in large part to early detection through Pap tests, the recent introduction of the... Read More

OHC is Helping Change the Lives of Patients with Breast Cancer through Clinical Trials

Patrick J. Ward, MD, PhD, Medical Oncologist, Hematologist and Co-Director of OHC’s Research Department

Breast cancer is no longer the most common cancer for women in the United States. This is due to decades of efforts like Breast Cancer Awareness Month that have increased awareness of the benefits of breast cancer screenings and self-exams, which... Read More