Researchers Use Nanoparticles to Test Treatment for Liver Disease

June 25, 2018 | Katie Neith

In an effort to improve options for those with liver cancer, a group of researchers have identified a way of potentially treating a broad range of liver diseases and perhaps even other types of cancer.

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‘This Is a Curable Cancer’: New Treatment Options for Sarcoma

July 9, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

Sarcoma affects the connective tissues of the body. These are uncommon cancers, but City of Hope’s Brooke Crawford, M.D, knows the options available for her patients facing all of these varied sarcomas.

Dealing with Anxiety and Depression During Cancer Treatment

July 9, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

City of Hope’s emotional safety net keeps spirits up and hope alive with compassionate care and personal communication.

Thanh Dellinger, M.D.: New Options in the Fight Against Abdominal Cancers

July 5, 2018 | City of Hope

The peritoneum can become the avenue cancer uses to jump from one structure in the belly to another. Tumors in the peritoneum itself can be very difficult to treat, but gynecologic oncologist Thanh Dellinger, M.D., is up to the challenge.

Einstein on Cancer: New Paper Explores Relativity and Aging

July 3, 2018 | Abe Rosenberg

As director of City of Hope's Division of Mathematical Oncology, Russell Rockne, Ph.D., spends his days building mathematical models to help us better understand how cancer works.

Precision Imaging: The Backbone of Modern Cancer Medicine

July 3, 2018 | Alison Shore

Ammar Chaudhry, M.D., the director of City of Hope’s Precision Imaging Lab, and associate director of research in Radiology and Imaging Informatics, aims to implement a “gold-standard program” for diagnosing and treating cancer using precision imaging.

City of Hope Awarded $3.7 million to Develop Glioblastoma Clinical Trial

June 29, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded City of Hope $3.7 million to develop a phase 1 clinical trial for glioblastoma patients, which would genetically alter blood stem cells to better tolerate chemotherapy.

Groundbreaking Heated Chemotherapy Treatment Gives Patient Renewed Hope

June 28, 2018 | Wayne Lewis

Suffering from abdominal pain that had grown severe over the course of a few days, Christopher Haskell visited his physician, a visit that ended up resulting in the discovery of a tumor growing in his appendix and colon. His City of Hope physician recommended an approach called HIPEC, short for “hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy.”

Researcher's Ovarian Cancer Discovery Takes on Special Meaning

June 27, 2018 | City of Hope

The results of a study published earlier this year by TGen researchers (City of Hope affiliate) in the journal Clinical Cancer Research suggest an existing leukemia drug, ponatinib, shows promise against SCCOHT.

Researchers Use Nanoparticles to Test Treatment for Liver Disease

June 25, 2018 | Katie Neith

In an effort to improve options for those with liver cancer, a group of researchers have identified a way of potentially treating a broad range of liver diseases and perhaps even other types of cancer.

New handheld heart monitor is a breakthrough for childhood cancer survivors

June 22, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

A new electronic monitor called Vivio, developed by Caltech with City of Hope, promises to make cardiac screening easier and more accessible for cancer patients and physicians.