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Robert Kang
Throat pain: When is it something more serious?
April 29, 2016

April is Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month, a good time to remember to be aware of symptoms in this area, and that early diagnosis is the key to minimizing treatment side effects. Listen to Robert Kang, M.D. discuss treatment options.

Breakthroughs - Kimlin Ashing
Kimlin Ashing Q&A: Reducing cancer health disparities
April 28, 2016

Cancer continues to have a widespread impact on our families, friends and communities. City of Hope's Kimlin Ashing, Ph.D. shares her insights on health disparities among minority populations and how best to overcome barriers to better care.

Breakthroughs - Celebrity cases may have led to rise in double mastectomies
Celebrity cases may have led to rise in double mastectomies
April 27, 2016

City of Hope breast cancer expert comments on a new study published in the Annals of Surgical Oncology on the rise in double mastectomies and its correlation with media coverage of celebrities with breast cancer.

Breakthroughs - Lung cancer patient finds joy in the moment
Lung cancer patient finds joy in the moment
April 26, 2016

Lung cancer survivor Aasit J. Patel is a man transformed. The super-friendly litigation manager from Irvine brims with life-affirming words of wisdom like, “Enjoy what you have, each and every minute!” and “Life is all about having fun!”

Breakthroughs - Beta Blockers could slow or stop cancer growth
New findings suggest beta-blockers could slow or stop cancer growth
April 25, 2016

Chronic stress has long been linked to increasing cancer risk, and recent studies show that stress hormones play a direct role in supporting cancer growth. In a hopeful development, researchers at City of Hope have found that beta-blockers, a common medication used to treat high blood pressure, may be one answer to stopping cancer growth from stress — particularly brain metastases caused from breast cancer.