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Pancreatic Cancer Patient Encourages Others to Maintain Hope

“My first reaction was shock, then fear that it wouldn’t be curable. But I refused to just give up. I chose hope, and I began researching treatment options that would give me the best chance to beat this disease,” recalls Falhaber, then 55. By November, he connected with a community-based oncologist and underwent a two-drug […]

Study Participant Strides Ahead with His Doctors, His Research Team & the Best Therapy (Dog)

Bob Kehm helped kick off UC Health Research Week 2012 on Tuesday at University Hospital with a story that merged coincidence with collaboration and hope. The coincidence involved the 62-year-old West Chester man’s best buddy, “Jake,” a 165-pound Newfoundland and therapy dog that Mr. Kehm had trained for duty. The collaboration involved Mr. Kehm’s multidisciplinary […]

Discovery of Treatment for Rare Lung Disease Earns UC Researcher National Award

UC’s Frank McCormack, MD, was honored for one of the “Top 10” clinical research projects in the country and received a Clinical Research Forum Clinical Research Achievement Award at the forum’s annual meeting and awards dinner April 18, 2012, in Washington, D.C. The award is given to projects that exemplify scientific innovation that results from […]