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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AACR 2014: Thwarting drug-resistant lung cancer with a novel compound

April 4, 2014 | Hiu Chung So

Despite advances made in detecting and treating nonsmall cell lung cancer, its prognosis remains grim. Even patients whose cancers are caught at their earliest stage have only a 50 percent chance of five-year survival.

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.