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Ohio Firefighter Study--Examining the Risk of Occupational Exposure to Smoke

Official Title: Occupational Exposure of Structural Firefighters and Cancer Risk

The purpose of this study is to better understand the association between occupational exposure to smoke and risk of cancer. The study is designed to study the exposure of structural firefighters in the State of Ohio to property fire smoke, and determine the link between such exposure and cancer ri...

A Study Evaluating the Effect of Black Raspberry Whole Fruit Beverage on Gut Health to Prevent Lung Cancer

Official Title: The BE WELL Study: Black Raspberry Beverage Working to Prevent Lung Cancer

To test whether black raspberry whole fruit beverage can have positive effects on your health by affecting the bacteria in your gut (the microbiome), and reduce inflammation to prevent the risk of lung cancer in current smokers or former smokers. ** This study is continuing to recruit participa...

A Study Looking at the Effects of Cabazitaxel w/Abiraterone vs Abiraterone alone in Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer

Official Title: Cabazitaxel w/Abiraterone vs Abiraterone alone Trial Extensive Disease following Docetaxel:CHAARTED2

The study is to test if cabazitaxel improves the ability of abiraterone in killing prostate cancer cells and help prostate cancer patients live longer

Study Examining the Effects of Electronic Cigarette Use Seeking Non-Smokers, Smokers, E-cigarette Users/Vapers, E-cig Users Vaping with THC, Medical Marijuana Vapers, and Former Smokers

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The purpose of this study is to understand the impact e-cigarette (e-cig) use has on the lung. This information will provide the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other government regulators with important information, which will help in developing future regulations to make e-cigarettes safer.

Understanding Caregivers' Decisions to Seek and Share Health Information with Care Recipients

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This study is interested in understanding what motivates caregivers to seek information on behalf of their care recipients, and how caregivers decide to share that information with their care recipients.

How Chemotherapy Can Affect Gut Health and Cognition

Official Title: Intelligut

This study tests how chemotherapy may affect the diversity of the gut’s microbiome (the bacteria in your gut) and how chemotherapy-induced changes on the gut may affect cognition (how we acquire and understand knowledge).

A Study of Mobile Health (mHealth), Breast Disease, and Lifestyle Modification

Official Title: Mobile Health (mHealth), Breast Disease, and Lifestyle Modification: Developing a Grounded Theory

The purpose of this study is to understand breast cancer survivors use of mobile health (mHealth) apps for lifestyle behavior change - eating a healthier diet, exercising more, dealing with stress, & stopping smoking. Interviews will last approximately 60 - 90 minutes.

A Study to Assess the Removal of Filter Ventilation on Smoking Behavior and Biomarkers (COMET2)

Official Title: Clinical trial to assess the removal of filter ventilation on smoking behavior and biomarkers (COMET2)

Smokers are wanted for an Ohio State University study that provides cigarettes with different filters and that may provide access to other tobacco or nicotine products.

COMET2 Bronchoscopy: A Study on Filter Ventilation and Product Standard

Official Title: Consortium on Methods Evaluation Tobacco (COMET): Filter Ventilation and Product Standard – COMET2 Bronchoscopy study

Smokers (age 21-45) are wanted for an Ohio State University study that provides cigarettes with different filters and that may provide access to other tobacco or nicotine products. Smokers should be willing to undergo two medical procedures called a bronchoscopy.

CALM --The Cancer Activity and Lifestyle Measurement Study

Official Title: The CALM Study: Cancer Activity and Lifestyle Measurement Study

The purpose of the CALM study is to understand how blood markers, activity, diet and other lifestyle factors may be related to changes in heart and muscle health before and after chemotherapy.

A study on the role of spirituality and faith during cancer treatment

Official Title: Patient perceptions about the role of spirituality and faith during cancer treatment

The purpose of the current study is to characterize the perspectives of cancer patients who have undergone a cancer-directed surgery on the role of spirituality and/or religion during their cancer journey in order to better define the desired access to related resources during cancer care. Results f...

RISE (Rural Interventions for Screening Effectiveness) Study for Women Ages 50-74 in Rural Counties of OH and IN

Official Title: RISE (Rural Interventions for Screening Effectiveness), Power Through Prevention

The purpose of this study is to improve the health of women in rural areas of Ohio and Indiana by increasing cancer screening for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer. This research study’s focus is to provide education and encouragement to “average risk” women with no prior history of cancer. Our...

Survey Study of Health and Sexuality in Young Adults

Official Title: Sexuality Among AYA Cancer Survivors: The Role of Sexual Self-Efficacy and Sexual Communication

This study is being done to examine health and sexuality in young adults. If you take part in this study, we will ask you to complete an online survey. This study may help us better understand the health, fertility, and sexuality in young adults, particularly those who have experienced a cancer diag...

The impact of E-Cigarette use on the lungs

Official Title: The Effects of a Standardized Research E-Cigarette on the Human Lung

This study will look at the effects of electronic cigarette (e-cig) use on the lung (particularly lung inflammation). The study will be of 160 smokers. Some participants will be given a standardized research e-cig (SREC) or nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). The information from this study will he...

The WORDS Study using the RecordDr. App

Official Title: Women and Oncologists Reaching Decisions about Surgery

Researchers at OSU are working to learn more about how women make decisions about breast cancer surgery. They are developing and testing a mobile application for patients to audio record their conversations with providers. This study will evaluate patient-provider interactions for informed decision ...

Ankle Function Study for Healthy Volunteers OR Those with Ankle Instability or Nerve Damage

Official Title: Assessing Reliability and Validity of an iPod App for Measuring Ankle Proprioception

We will assess ankle function by measuring how well you detect ankle movement using an iPod app. This information will help us to determine the validity of using an iPod app as a clinical tool for measuring ankle function and perception of rotation The results of this study may inform us if the i...

A Computerized Psychological Treatment for Cancer Patient with Major Depression Disorder

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The main purpose of this study is to learn about the treatment of depression in cancer patients. One way that depression has been treated in the general population is through a computerized program called "Beating the Blues." This study may help determine how effective" Beating the Blues" is with ca...

The Food Habits and Quality of Diet Among Cancer Paitents

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This study is being done to determine the relationship of food habits, diet quality, and food safety behaviors among cancer patients. It is an initial step to help us understand the effect of food insecurity and risky food safety practices on cancer treatment outcomes and patient well-being.

A Survey Study--The Effects of Cancer Treatment on Level of Physical Activity for Breast Cancer Survivors

Official Title: Relationship of Cancer Treatment Variables & Theory-based Motivational Correlates of Physical Activity in Breast Cancer Survivors

The purpose of this study (15 minute survey) is to help understand how cancer treatment impacts the level of physical activity one has after being diagnosed with, and treated for breast cancer.

Gene Study--Families with Papillary Thyroid Cancer Ages 18+

Official Title: A STRATEGY TO SEARCH FOR GENES PREDISPOSING TO PAPILLARY CARCINOMA OF THE THYROID WHEN MUTATED

The purpose of this study is to identify genes that may cause an increased risk for development of papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) by collecting blood and medical information from both those diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer and their affected and unaffected family members.

Advanced Colorectal Cancer Study

Official Title: A Phase II Clinical Study of BBI608 in Adult Patients With Advanced Colorectal Cancer

This is an open label, multi-center, Phase II study of BBI608 administered in combination with either cetuximab, or panitumumab, or capecitabine in adults with advanced colorectal cancer. A cycle will consist of daily and continuous oral administration of BBI608 for four weeks in combination with ei...

Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy Rehabilitation Study: Seeking Those Undergoing Treatment for Stage I-III Breast Cancer

Official Title: The effects of a sensorimotor rehabilitation program on the upper and lower limbs of persons with cancer following taxane-based chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer.

The purpose of this study is to learn about how a hand and foot sensory improvement program (delivered in the home) from occupational and physical therapists improves function in everyday tasks in those undergoing treatment for breast cancer who are experiencing chemotherapy induced peripheral neuro...

Esthesioneuroblastoma (ENB): Outcomes After Treatment Study

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The purpose of this study is to establish an internet-based, patient database into which patient information and imaging will be prospectively collected to develop a comprehensive classification system for esthesioneuroblastoma (ENB), a rare malignant sinonasal carcinoma. This information will then ...

A Study for Children and Adults with Hearing Loss Following Chemotherapy--AND Those 7-12 Without Hearing Loss

Official Title: Evaluation of Speech Perception Abilities Following Chemotherapy

The purpose of this study is to investigate the speech perception abilities of individuals with high-frequency sensorineural hearing loss due to administration of chemotherapy. This study will compare results of speech perception tests with tone detection in noise tests to determine if tone dete...

Individualized Exercise Study for Breast Cancer Survivors

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The purpose of this study is to learn if a individualized exercise program used in cardiac rehabilitation may also benefit breast cancer survivors.