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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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.

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.

Making headway in the treatment of gynecologic cancers

June 8, 2017 | Denise Heady

The evolution of cancer treatment continues to progress, particularly for gynecologic cancers. More women are becoming cancer survivors and physicians, surgeons and researchers now have a better understanding of genetic alteration in cancer development, carving the way for better and more individualized treatments.

Meet our doctors: Surgeon Joseph Kim on stomach cancer

January 24, 2014 | Kim Proescholdt

Stomach cancer (also called gastric cancer) can develop in any part of the stomach. If left undetected, it can penetrate the stomach wall, progress to adjacent lymph nodes and spread to nearby organs.