An initial cancer diagnosis may leave you feeling helpless and confused. That’s why City of Hope has made the first step to navigating treatment stress-free.
From prevention, to screening, to treatment, to rehabilitation and survivorship, City of Hope cares for patients with expertise in cancer, diabetes and other diseases and an array of world-class technologies and services.
Meet City of Hope patients and their families. Read, watch and share their inspirational stories.
Tips, tools and resources to help you and your family cope with the issues that arise during and after cancer treatment.
In our quest to answer your every question – large and small – we have compiled a helpful guide.
Hypnosis gets a bad rap. Portrayals in the media of hypnosis as a silly or devious tool used to embarrass unwitting subjects or even gain control of people and their resources have kept these misconceptions alive.
When Beverly Fairbairn was invited to join a major City of Hope study on palliative care as part of her treatment for lung cancer, she was taken aback. “Are you talking to me??” she remembers thinking. “But I feel fine right now. I'm not there yet.” Like so many others, Fairbairn assumed palliative care was little more than crisis-level pain control for patients in their final days. Fairbairn's cancer was in remission. She was healthy. The mere suggestion that she be included in the study stirred up a little paranoia: “Do they know something I don't?” she wondered.
NIH awards City of Hope $2.2 million grant for study of diabetes, epigenetics Researchers hope to ultimately identify window of intervention for diabetes complications.
Breast cancer is more than a physical disease. It permeates a woman’s emotional, social and spiritual well-being. Here are some tips – from City of Hope’s “Return to Wellness” program – to help women regain a feeling of control.
Completing treatment for breast cancer produces a wave of relief — but one that can quickly be overwhelmed by feelings of anxiety and confusion. Together, the emotions add up to: “What now?”
The need for emotional and physical support doesn’t stop when treatment ends, said Linda Klein, manager of operations for the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at City of Hope. Research and medical advances mean more people than ever before are surviving cancer, Klein said, “but that brings to light many new needs and concerns about living post-treatment.”