Prostate cancer advances help extend a patient's life

September 11, 2018 | Dory Benford

Johnny Lopez's research into the latest prostate cancer treatments, clinical trials, experimental therapies — anything to avoid chemotherapy, and a recommendation from a friend also battling prostate cancer, led him to Tanya Dorff, M.D., and City of Hope.

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Orange rind could aid search for anti-cancer, anti-obesity drug

July 26, 2013 | Nicole White

Not only is a single protein now believed to be implicated in three of the most serious health threats today – cancer, diabetes and obesity – scientists are currently charting the course toward clinical trials targeting the protein.

New study links a protein to diabetes, obesity and cancer

July 9, 2013 | Nicole White

A gene may play as large a role in the cause of obesity as the foods we eat, according to new research from City of Hope. City of Hope researchers found that the protein RLIP76, modeled in above graphic, plays a significant role in weight gain, as well as controlling blood sugar, triglyceride and cholesterol levels.

Pancreatic cancer: Put a cork in it

June 26, 2012 | Alicia Di Rado

One of the reasons pancreatic cancer is so tough to beat is that it can survive the damage caused by radiation and chemotherapy. But City of Hope researchers figured out a way to make pancreatic cancer cells more vulnerable to therapy .