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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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.”

Heated Chemotherapy Can Tackle Tough Peritoneal Cancers

October 3, 2017 | Samantha Bonar

Cancers that affect or metastasize to the peritoneal cavity (the abdominal area that contains organs such as the stomach and liver) can be difficult to treat. Heated intraoperative peritoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) can help.

Meet our doctors: Surgical oncologist Byrne Lee on liver cancer

July 26, 2013 | Tami Dennis

Liver cancer is increasing in the United States, with more than 30,000 new diagnoses expected this year. Although the outlook is often grim – more than 21,000 people will die of the disease in 2013 – treatments are becoming more effective.