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Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

By Associated Press  |  April 16, 2018

A treatment that boosts the immune system greatly improved survival in people newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer. It's the biggest win so far for immunotherapy, which has had much of its success in less common cancers.

Delivering a jolt to spotlight a health crisis

Delivering a jolt to spotlight a health crisis

By David Royse  |  November 10, 2016

Inspired in part by the meth campaign, the hospital jolted parents—and stirred up plenty of criticism— with TV ads and billboards featuring pictures of overweight children, many with messages that subtly criticized parents. One, for example, said, “Big bones didn't make me this...

Some immune-boosting cancer drugs may pose rare heart risks

By Associated Press  |  November 03, 2016

Doctors have found a disturbing downside to some powerful new drugs that harness the immune system to fight cancer. In rare cases, they may cause potentially fatal heart damage, especially when used together.

Michael Garfield named CEO at Mercy Health Cincinnati

Michael Garfield named CEO at Mercy Health Cincinnati

By Modern Healthcare  |  April 23, 2016

Michael Garfield has been named senior VP and CEO at Mercy Health Cincinnati. He takes over for John Starcher, who last month was named incoming president and CEO for parent system Mercy Health, also in Cincinnati.

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