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.

Join us Thursday morning April 4 at 9:20 as we discuss what it’s like to be in need of an organ transplant, and to be an organ donor. Impact Cincinnati, on 91-7, WVXU. You can send your questions or comments to We’re also on Facebook and Twitter. Impact Cincinnati, on 91.7, WVXU.

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute are studying whether a widely used cholesterol-reducing drug can help prevent the recurrence of colorectal cancer.

The multi-year study is currently looking for participants.

Ann Thompson WVXU

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation says the U.S. is becoming more successful in treating some kinds of cancer, including brain, colorectal, stomach and breast cancer. This is due in part to more aggressive care. The University of Cincinnati 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 different, in Focus on Technology.

In this week’s Focus on Technology, Ann Thompson reports there’s a new way to study one of the most deadly forms of cancer.

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, Mark Perzel has a conversation with Cincinnatian Tami Boehmer – self-described mom, wife, author, and survivor.