Xiaoting Zhang from the University of Cincinnati receives a $1.8 million award from National Cancer Institute.

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Funding seed money cancer research projects
and supporting cancer awareness and early detection.

Our next fundraising event:

Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Westin Cincinnati


Santa J. Ono, PhD
University of Cincinnati

Thursday, May 12, 2016, 6 p.m.
Undo's West, St. Clairsville, Ohio


Nick and Patti Sparachane
Ohio Valley / St. Clairsville


Dr. Susan Cole speaks about her experience with
Ohio Cancer Research.

Established in 1982, Ohio Cancer Research is an independent, statewide, nonprofit organization dedicated to the cure and prevention of the many forms of cancer and the reduction of its debilitating effects through aggressive basic seed money research, cancer information, and awareness.

Ohio Cancer Research Associates is not affiliated with any other organization.

The over $7 million in seed money provided by Ohio Cancer Research has generated over $220 million in new money from other sources to continue basic cancer research on projects initially funded.

Individual researchers have been funded at:

The Ohio State University
Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Case Western Reserve University
University Hospitals in Cleveland
University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center
The Cleveland Clinic
MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland
University of Toledo (formerly Medical College of Ohio)
Bowling Green State University
Ohio University
University of Dayton
Wright State University
Hipple Cancer Research Center in Dayton (now Cancer Prevention Institute)

Ohio Cancer Research is recognized as a 501 (c) (3) organization.
Donations are accordingly tax deductible. (EIN 31-1038309)

Volunteers and staff of Ohio Cancer Research
are creating a year of outstanding events
honoring some of the top people in Ohio.

Statewide Sponsors

Medical Mutual  

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Researchers and board members Debbie Parris, Bob Brueggemeier and Amanda Simcox
comment on the seed money research program.



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