Three Things to Know Before You Cancel Your Mammogram
Mammograms can detect breast cancer in its earliest stages, often before women experience symptoms. They remain the single most important tool for prevention and early detection, so DO NOT cancel your mammogram. Click our link to learn more or to request a second opinion.
OHC doctors are evaluating a new treatment for advanced ovarian cancer that has returned.
OHC doctors are evaluating a new immunotherapy and chemotherapy combination to treat advanced ovarian cancer that has returned. “This combination has demonstrated an ability to stop the tumor from growing and spreading, offering patients an extended survival,” said OHC’s Dené C. Wrenn, MD. Click our link to learn more about this clinical trial and OHC’s cancer experts or to request a second opinion.
OHC's team of cancer experts helping you through your cancer journey.
“Receiving a cancer diagnosis has to be one of the most life-changing moments in a person’s life. And I strive to do my absolute best to be a source of hope and support for these patients and their families,” said OHC’s Lisa Moorman, MSN, APRN. Click our link to learn more about our team of cancer experts or to request a second opinion.
Breast cancer treatments and clinical trials
"October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and at OHC, we continue to work diligently to offer patients advanced treatment options plus access to new, promising treatments through our clinical trials program," says Patrick J. Ward, MD, PhD, co-director of research at OHC. Click our link now to learn more or to request a second opinion.
OHC connects patients with cancer community resources for additional support.
OHC connects patients with cancer community resources for additional support. “After my double mastectomy, Pink Ribbon Girls helped us with meals and housecleaning, which was great because I wasn’t allowed to do any pushing, pulling or lifting, and my husband was still working,” said OHC patient and PRG client Dawn Stott (pictured with her husband, Mike). Click our link to learn more about Pink Ribbon Girls and other cancer support organizations or to request a second opinion.
Last chemo treatment
10/6/20: OHC patient Terry Tomlin (pictured, 7th from the left) received her last chemotherapy treatment. Terry started her treatment (radiation and chemotherapy) one year ago and wrapped it up today with a celebration that included her family and her OHC Blue Ash "family.” Best wishes Terry!
Program pairs ovarian cancer patients with ovarian cancer survivors for support.
While OHC continues to search for new treatments and educate women on the risks, signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer, survivors are offering support to women with ovarian cancer through a program called, Woman to Woman. It pairs patients with survivors for one-on-one emotional support. Click our link to learn more about the program or to request a second opinion.
Men: Be aware of testicular cancer
“Testicular cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in young adult men, particularly between ages 30 to 39. It can be treated effectively when it’s caught early. That’s why it’s important not to ignore any symptoms, unusual pain or lumps and contact your doctor right away,” said OHC’s Dr. Randy Drosick. Click our link to learn more about testicular cancer, sign and symptoms and treatment, or to request a second opinion.
Virtual Light The Night, October 8, 2020 from 7–8pm
OHC is proud to sponsor The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night, an event to help fund research to find cures for blood cancers. YOU’RE INVITED! The doctors, employees, patients, friends and families of OHC will once again form a team to raise money in support of LLS’s mission – and you are invited to join our team! Click the link to reach OHC’s page and join our team today: Virtual Light The Night. October 8, 7–8pm
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
Today, doctors and staff at OHC dressed in teal to show their support for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month (September). OHC is taking this opportunity to help raise public awareness of the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer and support research. Click our link to learn more about OHC's team of gynecologic experts, treatments and clinical trials, or to request a second opinion, visit ohcare.com.
Support for ovarian cancer patients from ovarian cancer survivors
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and OHC wants you to know that the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Greater Cincinnati offers programs and events to support women fighting ovarian cancer. Click the link to visit their Facebook page for videos about the program, Woman to Woman, which matches ovarian cancer patients with ovarian cancer survivors.
Woman makes, donates 1000 masks to cancer patients
On Sept. 1, Sharlene Osinski donated more homemade masks to OHC’s Kenwood office. That's more than 1000 masks total! “I love doing this. OHC’s Dr. Randy Broun and the team took such good care of my husband years ago and it makes me feel good to give back,” she said. Sharlene’s donations, along with so many other donations from wonderful individuals and groups, have helped OHC’s #cancer and blood disorders patients and their caregivers during the COVID pandemic.
Supportive Care Program
“Sometimes we have patients who need an extra layer of support as they make their way through their cancer journey. At OHC, we have a Supportive Care Program to help these patients, and it’s a program I am very passionate about,” said OHC’s Kristina Liming, MSN, APRN, Advanced Practice Provider. Click our link to learn more about the team, our programs or request a second opinion.
9/01/20: Live – Cancer Conversations With OHC. Topic: Ovarian Cancer
Live – Cancer Conversations With OHC. Tues, Sept 1, Noon – 12:15 pm. Join OHC’s Dené Wrenn, MD, MS, gynecologic oncologist, for a live discussion about ovarian cancer, its signs and symptoms, and how OHC is treating what is considered the deadliest of all gynecologic cancers.
Discover what ACS can do for you.
Most people know the American Cancer Society (ACS) for its research, but the renowned organization does so much more for people affected by cancer. Locally, ACS connects breast cancer patients, offers a variety of online education and support groups, and their Tender Loving Care catalog of wigs, hats, bras and more for purchase. Discover more at cancer.org or call 1-800-227-2345.