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Events > Your Support Actually Saves Lives! There is no greater shock than learning that you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer. While most of us have experienced it at some point in our lives, there is more reason to be hopeful than ever before. Last year, according [...]

2020-11-21T01:26:06-05:00November 19th, 2020|News|

Ohio Cancer Research Awards Cincinnati-Area Researchers

Events > We are proud to announce... Ohio Cancer Research (OCR) is proud to announce $120,000 in seed money grants to two Cincinnati-area researchers dedicated to the cure, prevention, and treatment of cancer. With these vital starting funds, OCR will kickstart the research careers of these young investigators and help ensure [...]

2020-11-21T01:01:47-05:00October 19th, 2020|News|

In Loving Memory of Sue Doody, Former Ohio Cancer Research Board Member and Honoree

Sue Doody, proprietor of Lindey’s in German Village was born in Dayton Ohio. A graduate and longtime supporter of Ohio Wesleyan, she taught in the Columbus Public Schools. Sue remained a teacher but moved from the schoolhouse to the kitchen in her home teaching cooking and running a small catering business.In 1980 she purchased the [...]

2018-05-03T09:57:30-04:00May 3rd, 2018|News|

OCR Funded Researcher Finds Protein That Mediates Formation of HER2 Breast Cancer

BLOG > Researchers at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine have identified, for the first time, that the estrogen receptor-binding protein MED1 is a critical mediator of HER2-driven breast cancer, identifying it as a potential therapeutic target. MED1 is a protein often produced at abnormally high levels in breast cancer cells [...]

2018-01-15T16:39:53-05:00January 15th, 2018|News|

Dayanidhi Raman, B.V.Sc., Ph.D. Awarded Ohio Cancer Research Grant

BLOG > Dayanidhi Raman B.V.Sc., Ph.D. obtained his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Kansas State University in 1995 and his B.V.Sc. (which is equivalent to D.V.M), Veterinary Medicine from Madras Veterinary College in Madras, India. Prior to becoming Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Cancer Biology Track at University of Toledo, Raman worked [...]

2017-09-07T17:59:55-04:00September 7th, 2017|News|

Saori Furuta, Ph.D. Awarded Ohio Cancer Research Grant

BLOG > Ohio Cancer Research is pleased to announce Saori Furuta, Ph.D.  has been awarded research grant for her work in breast cancer research.  Saori Furuta, a native of Japan, received all her academic training in California. She obtained her B.S. in Biochemistry at University of California, Riverside; MS. In Chemistry & [...]

2017-09-07T18:01:14-04:00September 5th, 2017|News|

The Importance Of Funding Medical Innovation

BLOG > Investing in medical research and advancements not only improves treatments and cures for patients worldwide, but strengthens our country’s healthcare industry. As Ohio’s leading cancer research organization, OCR's mission to cure and prevent many forms of cancer is dependent upon policymakers and major donors understanding the importance of funding medical [...]

2017-06-20T14:27:10-04:00April 5th, 2017|News|

Amish Have Lower Rates of Cancer, Ohio State Study Shows

BLOG > COLUMBUS, Ohio – When Ohio State University cancer researchers first began studying a large sect of Amish living in Ohio, they theorized they would find higher incidence rates of cancer. That’s because Amish religious beliefs and traditions limit contact with mainstream society, and intermarriage within this relatively small population could increase [...]

2017-06-20T14:27:59-04:00April 5th, 2017|News|

Study Done in Ohio

BLOG > Stage at Diagnosis of Cancer in Ohio The stage of a cancer case refers to the degree to which the cancer has spread. Stage at diagnosis of cancer is an important determinant of survival, with the earliest stages often leading to better prognoses. Early detection through screening is useful in determining [...]

2017-06-20T14:28:38-04:00April 5th, 2017|News|

State of Ohio Cancer Facts

BLOG > Cancer Incidence Surveillance System (OCISS) The Ohio Cancer Incidence Surveillance System (OCISS) collects and analyzes cancer incidence data on all Ohio residents. Cancer incidence is defined as newly-diagnosed cases of cancer. All Ohio providers of medical care are required, by law, to report to OCISS all cancers diagnosed and/or treated [...]

2017-06-20T14:30:18-04:00May 6th, 2016|News|
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