March 13, 2018 | Denise Heady
Fourteen years ago, neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., began to travel to underserved countries to perform brain surgeries on disadvantaged children.
Nurse’s Trust in City of Hope Doctors Pays Off After Complex Thyroid Cancer Surgery
January 24, 2018 | Robin Heffler
As a postoperative surgical nurse for 15 years, Marietta M., 52, was surprised when she discovered a lump and swelling on the right side of her neck in December 2016, which was later diagnosed as papillary thyroid cancer.
‘Prehab’ to Rehab: New Program Gets Older Patients and Their Caregivers Up and Active
November 9, 2017 | City of Hope
City of Hope researchers are piloting a new intervention for older patients and their family caregivers to provide “prehabilitation” — a mirror image of the regimen many patients take up after surgery.
Early Lung Cancer Screenings Save Lives. City of Hope Study Looks at Why More Aren’t Performed.
November 22, 2016 | Letisia Marquez
Caught at an early stage, lung cancer can be successfully treated and cured. But lung cancer often isn’t diagnosed until a patient develops symptoms. By then, the disease has advanced, making it difficult to treat. Lung cancer screenings, however, can detect the disease in its infancy. A new City of Hope study looks at why more aren't performed.
What I learned: 4 lessons from lung cancer survivor Hassan Shiblak
March 4, 2016 | Letisia Marquez
As a lung cancer survivor, Hassan often counsels friends who have been diagnosed with cancer or know someone who has the disease. Here, he shares his insights about what he learned during that difficult time.
5 Important Ways to Observe World Cancer Day and reduce your cancer risk
February 1, 2016 | City of Hope
As World Cancer Day puts a global spotlight on this challenging disease on Feb. 4, the event’s theme – “We can. I can.” – reminds us the fight begins on a personal level. Each person can make a lifestyle change to have a better shot against cancer, such as becoming more active, losing weight, or quitting smoking.
Lung cancer 2016: New drugs, more screening point to a brighter new year
December 23, 2015 | Veronique de Turenne
After years of modest gains in the field of lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer-related deaths throughout the world, doctors and researchers say significant advances in treatment and screening practices point to very good news in 2016.