City of Hope has a long track record of research breakthroughs. Our findings have helped people all over the world. Carrying on that legacy of scientific excellence is what makes our jobs so challenging as well as rewarding.
June 27, 2016 | City of Hope
To catch skin cancer at its earliest, most treatable stage, conduct a head-to-toe skin self-exam once a month to check for suspicious moles. Here are other tips for detecting skin cancer.
June 23, 2016 | Stephanie Smith
A few years ago, before he was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer, City of Hope patient AJ Patel had a pronounced fear of cancer. Three years into targeted therapy for non small cell lung cancer he has lost that fear and found beauty from living in the moment.
June 22, 2016 | Michael Easterling
Victoria Seewaldt, M.D., the Ruth Ziegler professor and chair in the Department of Population Sciences at City of Hope, has received a two-year grant from the Prevent Cancer Foundation to support her research in early detection and triple-negative breast cancer, a highly aggressive form of cancer.
June 21, 2016 | Denise Heady
The humble white button mushrooms are more than just salad and pizza toppers - they are a potential cancer-fighting powerhouse. Our scientists have found enticing evidence that these common fungi have the potential to treat and lower the risk of cancer and are determined to explore it to the fullest.
June 20, 2016 | City of Hope
Doctors often recommended regular check-ups and preventative cancer screenings for men once they hit 50 years old - yet many men don’t get screened often enough. Here are the 13 most common cancer symptoms found in men.
June 17, 2016 | City of Hope
Maintaining good health and self care is a yearlong mission, and there is no better time than National Men’s Health Week and Month to highlight important information about how cancer affects the lives of men, 40 percent of whom will receive a cancer diagnosis at some point in their lives. More can be done to keep men informed about signs, risks and prevention, starting with these five key points.
June 16, 2016 | H. Chung So
Getting regular medical checkups, recommended screenings and seeing a doctor about a symptom is one of the easiest ways to lower your risk of getting and dying from cancer. However, this is one area where men consistently fall short on. Matthew Loscalzo, L.C.S.W., offers advice on how to encourage open and regular conversations with male loved ones about their health.
June 15, 2016 | Stephanie Smith
Male breast cancer is unusual. Breast cancer being cast as “a woman’s disease” means men aren’t checking for it and therefore tend to be diagnosed later. Despite the paltry number of cases, being vigilant is important for men - a lesson Don Hoffman learned the hard way.
June 14, 2016 | City of Hope
The American Diabetes Association's 76th Scientific Sessions — the largest annual of gathering on diabetes research, treatment and care — got underway June 10 in New Orleans. The five-day convention is a massive affair with nearly 2,500 research presentations and 16,000 attendees.
June 13, 2016 | Stephanie Smith
During Men’s Health Month, City of Hope cancer center is offering tips to make men more aware of their risk and to encourage screening. This piece discusses why men are diagnosed with cancer later and have higher death rates than women.