cancer http://wvxu.org en Cincinnati Children's earns top ranking http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-childrens-earns-top-ranking <p></p><p>Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is getting high praise.&nbsp; It ranks third overall in the U.S. News and World Report's 2013 <a href="http://health.usnews.com/health-news/best-childrens-hospitals/articles/2013/06/11/best-childrens-hospitals-2013-14-overview-of-the-rankings-and-honor-roll" target="_blank">Best Children's Hospitals ranking</a>.&nbsp; And for the first time, Cincinnati Children's was ranked number one for pediatric cancer care.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:40:01 +0000 Tana Weingartner 13646 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Children's earns top ranking Rosie Carson back to host concert event http://wvxu.org/post/rosie-carson-back-host-concert-event <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For the second year, Cincinnati musician </span><a href="http://www.kevindempsey.co.uk/page5/page5.html" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Rosie Carson</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who has been touring internationally of late, will come home to host and perform at a fundraiser dedicated to her mother, </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Sue Carson</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Sue lost her battle with cancer, so proceeds from the event, which also features </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Graveblankets/166860903330510" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>The Graveblankets</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Tickled Pink</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, will benefit Cincinnati’s </span><a href="http://www.cancerfamilycare.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Cancer Family Care</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, which provides education and counseling to cancer patients and their families. The concert happens Tuesday, April 16 at the </span><a href="http://www.the20thcenturytheatre.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>20<sup>th</sup> Century Theater</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Rosie joins Frank Johnson to talk about this event, her recent travels, and the new CD she and partner </span><a href="http://www.kevindempsey.co.uk/page5/page5.html" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Kevin Dempsey</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will have out in October.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 05:32:05 +0000 Frank Johnson 11239 at http://wvxu.org Rosie Carson back to host concert event Impact Cincinnati: Organ Donors http://wvxu.org/post/impact-cincinnati-organ-donors <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There are currently over 115,000 men, women and children in the United States who are waiting for some type of organ transplant. Many wait years for a compatible donor.</span></p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 14:03:42 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 10881 at http://wvxu.org Impact Cincinnati: Organ Donors Could cholesterol drug prevent colorectal cancer recurrence? http://wvxu.org/post/could-cholesterol-drug-prevent-colorectal-cancer-recurrence <p>Researchers at the <a href="http://cancer.uc.edu/Home.aspx" target="_blank">University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute</a> are studying whether a widely used cholesterol-reducing drug can help prevent the recurrence of colorectal cancer.</p><p>The multi-year study is currently <a href="http://cancer.uc.edu/PatientCare/ClinicalTrials/CurrentTrials.aspx" target="_blank">looking for participants</a>.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 08:29:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 10368 at http://wvxu.org How UC plans to change cancer care in 3 years http://wvxu.org/post/how-uc-plans-change-cancer-care-3-years <p>The <a href="http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/gbd/publications/policy-report/global-burden-disease-generating-evidence-guiding-policy">Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation</a>&nbsp;says the<strong> U.S. is becoming more successful in treating some kinds of cancer</strong>, including brain, colorectal, stomach and breast cancer. This is due in part to more aggressive care. <strong>The University of Cincinnati </strong>is pledging more aggressive and personalized care with a new team of doctors and a new center. WVXU's Ann Thompson reports what makes the new bone marrow transplant center and its doctors&nbsp;different, in <strong>Focus on Technology</strong>.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 10:31:10 +0000 Ann Thompson 10006 at http://wvxu.org How UC plans to change cancer care in 3 years