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Cancer Researchers Put Hope In Stem Cells

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Researchers think tumors are spurred on by a certain group of cells known as “cancer stem cells.”
7:45AM
August
21, 2014

Researchers are gathering in Cleveland for a conference on what one doctor calls “the fundamental reason that we can’t cure cancer today.”

Land Owners Join Ohio Child Cancer Cluster Suit

6:49PM
August
17, 2014

The owners of polluted land in northern Ohio are joining a civil lawsuit filed by families whose children have been among dozens sickened in a cancer cluster. The group’s lawsuit against Whirlpool Corp. links the company’s washing machine factory in the northern Ohio city of Clyde to the cancer cases. Benton Harbor, Michigan-based Whirlpool says [...]

Relative: Ohio Amish Girl In Chemo Case Doing Well

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An Ohio Amish girl's family remains in hiding as a legal case continues over whether the child she be forced to take chemotherapy treatments.
9:22AM
November
29, 2013

An Ohio Amish girl diagnosed with leukemia continues natural treatments while hiding with her parents amid a legal case over whether she’ll be forced to continue chemotherapy.

Vegetable Garden Provides Hope For Cancer Patients

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Cancer patient Hana Mattan picks onions in the OSU Garden of Hope.
5:00AM
June
20, 2013

Undergoing cancer treatment is mentally and physically exhausting, and doctors are always searching for ways to make life easier for their patients. At Ohio State University, some patients are turning to gardening.

Families In Ohio Cancer Cluster Suing Whirlpool

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A group of Ohio families is suing Whirlpool Corp., of Michigan for allegedly created chemical compounds that caused Ohio children to become ill with cancer.
1:51PM
May 15, 2013

Families whose children have been among dozens sickened in an Ohio cancer cluster are hoping they have pinpointed a cause for the illnesses.

Cancer Drugs Shows “Unprecedented” Ability To Treat Alzheimer’s

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Researchers at Case Western Reserve University say bexarotene, a drug normally used to treat lymphoma, has shown promise removing proteins associated with Alzheimer's.
7:59AM
February
10, 2012

Researchers say a drug already approved to treat lymphoma has shown an ability to remove the plague associated with Alzheimer’s disease.

Franklin County Sheriff Treated For Cancer

12:00AM
April
26, 2011

A longtime Franklin County law enforcement officer is undergoing cancer treatments. The Franklin county sheriff’s office has confirmed that Sheriff Jim Karnes is being treated for pancreatic cancer.

Cleveland Clinic Researchers Closer To Breast Cancer Vaccine

12:00AM
June
2, 2010

Researchers could be on the cusp of a major breakthrough in the fight against breast cancer. A group of researchers in Cleveland say they are one step closer to developing a vaccine for breast cancer.

Ohio Physicians Push for Insurance Coverage of Colon Cancer Screenings

12:00AM
March
10, 2010

Ohio physicians are calling on state legislators to pass a new law that would require health insurance policies to cover the cost of colon cancer screenings.

Columbus Hosts Latino Cancer Summit

12:00AM
September
18, 2009

The first Latino cancer summit was held Thursday in Columbus. Attendees heard from the former president of the American Cancer Society who called for a shift in the cancer treatment paradigm.