March 7, 2019 | Michael Easterling
Australian lobster fisherman David Thompson traveled 9,000 miles for treatment at City of Hope after being diagnosed with Stage 4 oropharyngeal cancer. Given just six weeks to live, he is thriving more than a year after participating in an immunotherapy clinical trial.
Breast cancer survivor starts living a ‘purposeful life’
December 18, 2018 | Zen Vuong
Seven City of Hope patients will welcome the New Year atop City of Hope’s 47th Rose Parade float, “Harmony of Hope.” Meet Candida Celaya, a breast cancer survivor who is using her second chance at life to give back to the community.
City of Hope scientist weighs in on aspirin's role in cancer prevention
October 5, 2018 | Letisia Marquez
The Journal of the American Medical Association Oncology invited City of Hope’s Victoria Seewaldt, M.D., to provide her expert commentary on two studies published today about ovarian and hepatocellular cancer prevention.
Researcher's Ovarian Cancer Discovery Takes on Special Meaning
June 27, 2018 | City of Hope
The results of a study published earlier this year by TGen researchers (City of Hope affiliate) in the journal Clinical Cancer Research suggest an existing leukemia drug, ponatinib, shows promise against SCCOHT.
Leukemia Drug Shows Promise Against Rare Ovarian Cancer
March 2, 2018 | City of Hope
City of Hope affiliate TGen has found that an anti-cancer drug used to fight leukemia shows promise against SCCOHT, a rare and aggressive type of ovarian cancer.
What to Know About Robotic Surgery for Gynecologic Cancers
January 31, 2018 | Kevin Chesley
One of the ways that City of Hope is innovating in the treatment of gynecologic cancers is through robotic surgery — and that's good news.
Rose Parade 2018: Ovarian Cancer Survivor Donates 9 ‘Survival Bells’ to City of Hope
November 22, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
City of Hope will participate in the Tournament of Roses Parade. This year, 10 patients will welcome 2018 atop City of Hope’s Rose Parade float. Meet float rider Maria “Becky” Velazquez-McIntyre, a former patient with a remarkable story.
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.
Robotic surgery is less invasive for gynecologic cancer
August 4, 2017 | City of Hope
More than 107,470 women in the United States are diagnosed with gynecologic cancers each year. However, thanks to developments in technology, many of these cancers can now be treated with robotic surgery.
Survivors' bell gives cancer patients extra ring of hope
February 15, 2017 | Denise Heady
A survivors' bell hanging in City of Hope’s main Duarte campus has been rung by more than 200 patients since it was donated by ovarian cancer survivor Becky Velazquez-McIntyre two summers ago. And now she is taking the survivor bell ritual to the rest of the 13 City of Hope community practice sites.
Five key facts every woman needs to know about ovarian cancer
September 26, 2016 | Jay Fernandez
Incident rates for ovarian cancer continues to decrease, but it still remains one of the most deadly cancers for women. Here, Dr. Han helps illuminate five key facts about ovarian cancer and how women can be best informed.