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Public Health
4:00 am
Wed December 10, 2014

UC expands lung cancer screenings

People who worked at Fernald, GE, or other nuclear-related facilities have a new health screening option.The University of Cincinnati's Cancer Institute is partnering with the Building Trades National Medical Screening Program to expand lung cancer testing.

The groups are targeting former employees, over age 55, with a history of smoking.

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Cancer Research
11:47 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Lauren Hill basketball game raises more than $58,000

Hill and a friend high-five after the check presentation Tuesday at MSJ.
Tana Weingartner WVXU

After appearing in a wheel chair last week, Lauren Hill stood on her own Tuesday before a crowd of students at Mount Saint Joseph University. She came to thank them for turning out for her first collegiate basketball game and raising funds for The Cure Starts Now Foundation.

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Cancer Research
1:22 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Lauren Hill: I feel like a superhero

Lauren Hill (center) with her parents at Cincinnati Children's before presenting a check for brain cancer research.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Flanked by her parents, Lauren Hill looked at the crowd of doctors and researchers working to find new treatments for her rare form of cancer, and smiled.

"Just keep working hard and never give up," she said. "I don't expect any of you guys to give up."

Mount St. Joesph University basketball player Lauren Hill's "Layup 4 Lauren" campaign to raise money for pediatric cancer research went viral. On Thursday, Hill handed over a check to Cincinnati Children's Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute's DIPG registry.

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Cancer
5:29 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Here's where the Devon Still jersey money is going

Devon asks his daughter Leah is she's "ready to get the cancer up out" of her.
Devon Still and Cincinnati Children's

Maybe you have joined the Saint's Sean Peyton and the Eagles' Chip Kelly in buying a $100 Devon Still jersey to support pediatric cancer research at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Thursday, at the game, the Cincinnati Bengals will present a check from the jersey sales to the hospital for $1 million. Still's 4-year old daughter Leah is planning to see the presentation in person. She's well enough to travel.

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Cincinnati Children's Hospital
9:40 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Cincinnati Children's earns top ranking

Credit Sarah Ramsey / WVXU

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is getting high praise.  It ranks third overall in the U.S. News and World Report's 2013 Best Children's Hospitals ranking.  And for the first time, Cincinnati Children's was ranked number one for pediatric cancer care. 

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