Edmund Folefac, MD, an Oncologist with The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James


Get to know Oncologist Dr. Edmund Folefac, who serves patients in Columbus, Ohio.

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(YorkPedia Editorial):- New York City, New York Dec 2, 2021 ( – A seasoned oncologist specializing in genitourinary cancers, melanomas, and lung cancers, Dr. Folefac works with patients at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James (OSUCCC).

“At The James, we work to both treat patients’ diseases and prevent cancer through cutting-edge research and collaboration between skilled and diverse medical professionals. We provide individualized treatment plans to give our patients the best possible outcomes because everyone’s individual cancer is different. I try to focus on how my patients are coping with their disease to ensure they have the support they need during this difficult time. The OSUCCC – James gives me the resources to pursue this goal of a cancer-free world” expressed Dr. Folefac.

A native of Nigeria, he completed his medical education and residency in general practice at the Obafemi Awolowo University. After relocating to the United States, he completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the North Shore Medical Center Salem Hospital and his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the Boston University Medical Center. He also earned his Master of Science degree at Boston University.

As a testament to his continued education, the doctor is board-certified in medical oncology, hematology, and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

On a professional level, Dr. Edmund is a proud member of the American Medical Association, the International Society for the Study of Lung Cancer, and other medical societies.

An enthusiastic researcher, he focuses primarily on smoking cessation in the context of preventing lung cancer. In addition, he focuses on screening, health care efficiency, cancer and aging, and personalized medicine. He has participated in numerous clinical trials, including one that focused on creating a brief, novel smoking cessation intervention. His research has been published in a number of journals, including the African Journal of Health Sciences.

Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist. An oncologist is a doctor who treats cancer and provides medical care for a person diagnosed with cancer. They lead a cancer treatment team of various healthcare professionals, treat patients with radiation therapy, coordinate treatment plans, and prescribe various types of treatment, including chemotherapy and immunotherapy, as well as assist patients with pain management.

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