MicroRNA-31 Might Predict Lung-Cancer Spread
Determining whether lung cancer has spread is critical for identifying the most effective therapy.
This study found that high levels of microRNA-31 indicate that the tumor has spread and signals a p
Ohio State Receives $18.7 Million Federal Grant to Establish Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science
Multidisciplinary Research Will Inform FDA in New
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University has received an $18.7 million federal grant to establish a research center devoted to t
MicroRNA Molecule Found to be a Potent Tumor-Suppressor in Lung Cancer
Carlo M. Croce, MD
A microRNA called miR-486 is known to play a role in several solid tumors but its mechanism of action in lung cancer is not known.
This study shows that miR-486 is a potent tumor
NCI Renews Support for Major Thyroid-Cancer Research Effort at Ohio State
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded a five-year, $11.3 million grant to a team of researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James
Proteins in Histone Group Might Influence Cancer Development, Study Shows
Histone proteins play a crucial role in DNA packaging.
It has been thought that proteins called “replication-dependent histone isoforms” all behaved the same way.
This study shows that proteins in t
Study Shows How Stress Gene Enables Cancer To Spread
Ohio – In an unexpected finding, scientists have linked the activation of a stress
gene in immune-system cells to the spread of breast cancer to other parts of
Loss of MicroRNA Decoy Might Contribute to Development of Soft-Tissue Sarcoma
Soft-tissue sarcomas are rare cancers that affect mainly children and that respond poorly to treatment.
This study discovered molecular events that may help these malignancies develop.
Researchers Target HER1 Receptor for Peptide Cancer Vaccine, Therapeutic Agents
Small proteins called peptides offer potentially safer, more effective and less costly alternatives to antibody-based drugs now used to treat many cancers.
This study identifies two regions on an im
Nano Drug Crosses Blood-Brain Tumor Barrier, Targets Brain Tumor Cells and Blood Vessels
The blood-brain barrier protects the brain from poisons but also prevents drugs from reaching brain tumors; innovative new treatments are needed.
This laboratory study shows that a nanotechnology dru
Ohio State Athletics Peloton Hosts Movie Nights to Support Pelotonia, Cancer Research
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Athletics Peloton, which is part of Team Buckeye, will hold three movie nights in different Ohio State athletic facilities to raise funds for this year’s Pel
Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center Performing Fecal Transplants To Treat Serious Intestinal Infections
Ohio – After suffering for more than a year with severe diarrhea and fatiguedue
to an intestinal infection caused by the “superbug” Clostridium difficile, or C.
diff as it is more co
Ohio State Cancer Expert Separates Facts Of Sun Safety From Fiction
COLUMBUS, Ohio – From new “sunscreen” pills to a wide range of SPF numbers, consumers may
be confused this summer when trying to protect themselves from the sun’s
JEGS Automotive to Showcase Race Cars at the New James
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Race car drivers with JEGS Automotive Inc. will pass out 1,500 homemade cookies and meet with construction workers helping to build the new James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research
Drug Shows Potential as Safe and Effective for Chronic Leukemia, Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Kristie Blum, MD
Clinical results published online in NEJM show ibrutinib significantly prolongs survival in all classes of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients, even those at high-risk of rec
Study Shows How the Nanog Protein Promotes Growth of Head and Neck Cancer
A protein called Nanog helps the renewal of healthy embryonic stem cells.
This study shows that Nanog also promotes cancer stem cell proliferation in head and neck cancer and shows how it promotes th
Metabolic Molecule Drives Growth Of Aggressive Brain Cancer
Genomic research has shown that glioblastoma, the most dangerous type of brain cancer, has four subtypes.
This study examines two of the subtypes and identifies an abnormal metabolic pathway that dri
Shapiro Appointed Chair-Elect for ASCO Survivorship Committee
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Dr. Charles Shapiro, director of breast medical oncology at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Reseach Inst
JEGS Foundation Donates $10 Million To New Cancer Hospital At Ohio State
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Coughlin family who own JEGS Automotive Inc., one of the largest and most successful automotive equipment companies in the nation and a record-breaking racing team, recently made
Ohio State Cancer Expert Appointed to National Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee
COLUMBUS, Ohio –Steven Clinton,MD, PhD, program leader of molecular carcinogenesis and chemoprevention at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and R
Cytomegalovirus Might Speed Brain Cancer Growth
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infects most middle-aged Americans, and it is often associated with an aggressive form of brain cancer; whether it plays a role in the cancer is unknown;
This study indicates th
The Compound in the Mediterranean Diet that Makes Cancer Cells ‘Mortal’
Scientists Design ‘Fishing’ Technique to Show How Foods Improve Health
COLUMBUS, Ohio – New research suggests that a compound abundant in the Mediterranean diet takes away cancer cells’ “superpow
March of Dimes, Leading Ohio Research Centers and Hospitals Launch New Collaboration to Understand and Prevent Prematurity
Three major Ohio universities and four hospitals have joined with the March of Dimes Foundation to establish a new collaborative research program aimed exclusively at finding the unknown causes of pre
Victoria’s Secret Angels Get a Glimpse at a Cancer-free World
Five Victoria’s Secret Angels got an insider’s view of one of the world’s newest and most innovative cancer hospitals – Ohio State’s new James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, opening
Ohio State Expert Helps Explore How Sunlight May Affect ADHD Patients
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Researchers are interested in exploring how sunlight, sleep and screens (like those on computers and TVs) may affect those with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), say
Pelotonia Fundraising Contributes To 11 New Cancer Research Grants At Ohio State
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) announced 11 new Idea Grants award
Study Identifies Possible New Acute Leukemia Marker Treatment Target
Clara D. Bloomfield, MD
Molecular markers are needed to guide the treatment of people who have acute leukemia and whose leukemic cells have normal-looking chromosomes.
This study found that high lev
World Renowned Oncology Surgeon Recruited to Ohio State
Raphael Pollock, MD, PhD, to lead Ohio State’s Division of Surgical Oncology
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Raphael E. Pollock, MD, PhD, known and respected worldwide as a gifted cancer surgeon and researcher
Big-Data Analysis Identifies Prognostic RNA Markers in a Common Form of Breast Cancer
Carlo Croce, MD
Determining a breast-cancer patient’s prognosis can be difficult because breast tumors contain many genetic differences and there are many subtypes;
This study combined and analyze
Media Advisory: James Cancer Hospital to Offer Free Skin Cancer Screenings
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC–James) and the Ohio State University Wexner M
Media Advisory: OSU James Offering Free Head and Neck Cancer Screenings
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC–James) is offering free head and neck cancer
New Agent Might Control Breast-Cancer Growth and Spread
Flavia Pichiorri, PhD
Altered levels of molecules called microRNA play an important role in many cancers, but efforts to treat cancer by altering those levels have been unsuccessful.
This study sh
Ohio State Cancer Researcher Receives International InBev Baillet LaTour Health Prize
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The InBev-Baillet Latour Fund has awarded its
2013 Health Prize to Dr. Carlo Croce,
professor and chair of the department of molecular virology, immunology and
Ohio State Lung Cancer Researcher Receives Landon Foundation-AACR Innovator Award
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Lung cancer expert David P. Carbone, M.D., Ph.D., who leads the thoracic oncology center at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital an
Cancer Expert Comes to Ohio State to Focus on 'Precision Cancer Medicine
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Physician scientist Dr. Sameek Roychowdhury, MD, PhD, who specializes in translational genomics -- the development of molecular- and genetic-based treatments for individual cancers,
Ohio State Cancer Researcher Honored With AACR Princess Takamatsu Lectureship
Ohio – The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) honored Dr. Carlo Croce, professor and chair
of the department of molecular virology, immunology and medical genetics and
Researchers Design Drug to Restore Cell Suicide in HPV-Related Head and Neck Cancer
The incidence of head and neck cancer caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV) has tripled since the 1970s and continues to grow; better therapy is needed;
This study discovered a new mechanism by w
Ohio State Cancer Leader Dr. Caligiuri Elected to AACR Board of Directors
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Dr. Michael A. Caligiuri (43220), who leads the The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUC
Ohio State Cancer Researcher Selected for First Class of Fellows at AACR Academy
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Dr. Carlo Croce, chair of the department of molecular virology, immunology, and medical genetics; and director of Human Cancer Genetics at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Can
2013 Stefanie's Champions Named
· Five outstanding cancer caregiver Champions will be honored at the Stefanie’s Champions celebration event· Event Chair: Chris Spielman
· 2013 Honorary Chairs: The Ohio State Univers
Byrd Receives Freireich For Clinical Cancer Research
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Dr. John Byrd, a nationally renowned leukemia
specialist and researcher at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer
Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Rich
Statewide Screening Initiative Launched By Ohio State Has Life-Saving Potential
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University
Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J.
Solove Institute (OSUCCC – James)
has launched a statewide initiative to scre
Study Shows How Vitamin E Can Help Prevent Cancer
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Researchers have identified an elusive anti-cancer property of vitamin E that has long been presumed to exist, but difficult to find.
Many animal studies have suggested that vitam
The James, OSU Football Coach Meyer Launch Fund for Cancer Research
· OSU Head Football Coach Urban Meyer and his wife, Shelley Meyer, team with The James to create a new cancer research fund.
· Goal: raise $2 million and recruit even more of the best, brightest c
Small Molecules in the Blood Might Gauge Radiation Effects After Exposure
Dr. Naduparambil Jacob
Currently, doctors have no way to accurately measure damage to the body soon after a person is exposed to ionizing radiation.
It is therefore difficult to know whether a perso
Outdated 'Paper Chart' Model of Computerized Provider Documentation Seen as Problematic
COLUMBUS, Ohio – As healthcare practitioners and institutions increase their adoption and use of electronic health records, the transition from paper-based to computerized provider documentation (CP
Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Subtypes Identified Using microRNA
Dr. Pierluigi Gasparini
Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive form of breast cancer that has few treatment options;
This large-scale study shows that abnormal levels of small molecules c
Ohio State Board of Trustees Approves Hiring Consultants to Plan for New Brain and Spine Hospital
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Board of Trustees today (2/1) approved $2 million for the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center to hire consultants to help plan for renovations once t
Ohio State Furthers Commitment To Bold Leadership in Cancer Research
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Board of Trustees today (2/1) approved the appointment of four new chairs for cancer research at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arth
James Cancer Hospital Launches Online Cancer Community
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Cancer patients seeking to connect with others facing similar challenges are invited to join a new social media network called CancerConnect that will allow them and their caregivers