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.
How to talk to your man about cancer
June 16, 2016 | H. Chung So
Getting regular medical checkups, recommended screenings and seeing a doctor about a symptom is one of the easiest ways to lower your risk of getting and dying from cancer. However, this is one area where men consistently fall short on. Matthew Loscalzo, L.C.S.W., offers advice on how to encourage open and regular conversations with male loved ones about their health.
Supportive care innovator Matthew Loscalzo on City of Hope: 'We're unique'
May 19, 2015 | Ellen Alperstein
Matthew Loscalzo, administrative director of the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center and executive director of City of Hope's Department of Supportive Care Medicine. Eight years ago, Matthew Loscalzo surprised himself by accepting the offer to become City of Hope’s administrative director of the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center and executive director of the Department of Supportive Care Medicine .
Powered by philanthropy: Bold science, better cancer treatments
February 16, 2015 | City of Hope
At City of Hope, the breakthroughs discovered here are shared with cancer researchers, clinicians and patients worldwide. At City of Hope, innovative scientific research, important clinical studies and vital construction projects are all powered by philanthropy.
Couples cope best with breast cancer when they cope together
February 11, 2015 | Nicole White
Even the most loving and secure relationship can be rattled by a life-threatening illness. Couples Coping with Cancer Together integrates couples counseling as a standard part of breast cancer treatment.
Practical advice for couples confronting breast cancer
October 3, 2014 | Nicole White
One person receives the breast cancer diagnosis, but the cancer affects the entire family. The Couples Coping with Cancer Together program focuses on good communication and problem-solving skills for couples confronting breast cancer.
Women's cancers: Support is vital in, and after, cancer treatment
March 16, 2014 | Elizabeth Stewart
In this series – this part focuses on the need for support during, and after, treatment – 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.
Biller Center: 5 years of patient-centered healing (w/VIDEO)
October 4, 2013 | Hiu Chung So
Five years ago marked the opening of the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center, unifying City of Hope's supportive care programs to better serve patients and caregivers. Half a decade later, the center and the integrated Department of Supportive Care Medicine have made major strides and become a national leader in the field of supportive cancer care.
'In sickness and in health': Couple fights breast cancer together
September 28, 2013 | Nicole White
When Julie Rodriguez was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year, she couldn’t get past that single word: cancer. Julie and Ed Rodriguez learned how to communicate in new ways during Julie's breast cancer treatment at City of Hope.