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.
Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D.: Pediatric Neurosurgery Humanitarian Missions
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.
Four symptoms not to ignore if you’ve had cancer
January 23, 2018 | Denise Heady
Neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial says some symptoms should never be ignored by former cancer patients. More and more people are surviving cancer, thanks to advanced cancer treatments and screening tools.
Inside the Lab: Preventing breast cancer from invading the brain
July 24, 2017 | Denise Heady
A study led by City of Hope neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., offers novel insights on how cancer cells in HER2-positive breast cancer develop the ability to break through the blood-brain barrier and, ultimately, how they can be stopped.
Cancer insights: Cancer patients are superhuman
June 5, 2017 | Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D.
In the past seven years at City of Hope, I’ve had the privilege of providing care for many patients with cancer. Quite simply, they are the real superhumans. Please allow me to offer four examples for your consideration, from my personal insight.
Wolf in sheep's clothing: breast cancer cloaks itself in brain proteins to invade the brain
March 14, 2017 | Denise Heady
More women than ever are surviving breast cancer only to die of secondary brain tumors years after they’ve been declared cancer-free. This is particularly true for patients with the breast cancer subtype HER2-positive. Now City of Hope researchers have discovered how this happens.
A doctor’s quest to better treat children with brain tumors in underserved countries
January 12, 2017 | Denise Heady
City of Hope's Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., is making a lasting and global impact by performing and teaching children's brain surgery in developing countries.
How to Choose Your Cancer Care Team (w/VIDEO)
September 16, 2016 | Denise Heady
Where you get your cancer care matters. And choosing the right care team could be the key to survival. City of Hope neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., discusses how a cancer team works and the rights you have as a patient to choose the best treatment plan possible.
Three questions to ask your doctor when diagnosed with cancer
September 7, 2016 | Denise Heady
City of Hope neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., shares three questions that are essential to ask when first diagnosed and why he wishes more patients would ask them.
Working to make the world a better place: One graduate's story
June 1, 2016 | Denise Heady
While Cecilia Choy has always had a love for science, she never envisioned herself entering the field of research. This month, Choy will receive a Doctor of Philosophy degree at the Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences' 18th commencement ceremony.