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.
For Many Breast Cancer Patients, IORT Is an Attractive Alternative to Traditional Radiation
August 31, 2017 | City of Hope
Unlike traditional therapy involving daily external whole-breast radiation, IORT delivers one targeted treatment directly into the incision, right after the tumor is removed - killing stray cancer cells directly and immediately.
Radiotherapy for breast cancer: Classic technology, modern advances
August 1, 2017 | City of Hope
For the most part, radiation is the same radiation doctors have been using for decades. But in recent years, there have been major advances in the ways that Kim and his colleagues plan for and administer that therapy. Those advances equal big benefits for patients.
Women's cancers: Clinical trials play pivotal role
March 16, 2014 | Elizabeth Stewart
In this series – this part highlights our new clinical trials – we explore crucial strides made against women's cancers by City of Hope researchers during the past year. The projects are many and varied, involving the basics of fighting cancer, analyses of who's at greatest risk, the search for surprising new therapies, the testing of new treatments and the follow-up with survivors and their partners.
Breast cancer: Therapy cuts radiation treatment to 1 day, 1 dose
September 8, 2013 | Nicole White
Although surgeons can remove most of a breast cancer tumor through surgery, microscopic amounts of cancer can remain. To ensure those cancer remnants don’t grow or spread, breast cancer patients often undergo follow-up radiation treatment for as long as seven weeks after their surgery.
'My cancer diagnosis: What I wish I'd known' – JoAnn Corbin
September 2, 2013 | Nicole White
JoAnn Corbin, 78, has adopted a firm policy that has twice saved her life: Be proactive with your health. Former breast cancer and ovarian cancer patient JoAnn Corbin took charge of her own health - and saved her own life.