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Cancer Survival Rates Shockingly Low For Young Adults

A billboard recognizes Brittany Beitel's last day of Chemo. Beitel was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 26.
1, 2015

Young adults traditionally aren’t the face of cancer. But people between the ages of 15 and 39 are diagnosed with cancer at a rate six times higher than children, according to the National Cancer Institute.

DNA Technology Is Changing The Game In Cancer Treatment

Cancer treatment, in recent years, has moved away from a “one size fits all” approach toward more personalized care. Doctors call it “precision cancer medicine.”
30, 2015

Cancer treatment, in recent years, has moved away from a “one size fits all” approach toward more personalized care. Doctors call it “precision cancer medicine.”

Researchers Use Common Viruses To Fight Cancer

Cancer research has shown promising results by infecting the cancerous tumor with a virus, like the common cold.
30, 2015

For years, cancer has been treated with chemicals, radiation and surgery. Now researchers are finding viruses may be a new approach.

Cancer Researchers Put Hope In Stem Cells

Researchers think tumors are spurred on by a certain group of cells known as “cancer stem cells.”
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

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.
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.
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.
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

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University say bexarotene, a drug normally used to treat lymphoma, has shown promise removing proteins associated with Alzheimer's.
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

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.