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.
SupportScreen: Digital confidante expands to new languages and all ages
May 9, 2015 | Valerie Nelson
The tablet-based program SupportScreen prompts patients to share personal concerns about their health and helps them jump-start their care. Many City of Hope cancer patients are opening their hearts to an electronic confidante.
Avon grant will benefit metastatic breast cancer patients' unique needs
February 5, 2015 | Nicole White
A woman confronting metastatic breast cancer faces challenges that, at the outset, seem overwhelming. Research tells us these patients are especially vulnerable to anxiety, depression, hopelessness and other sources of distress.
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.
Better screening equals better patient support
July 2, 2013 | Hiu Chung So
When facing a cancer diagnosis, patients and their caregivers may have trouble getting the supportive care they need; in fact, they may not even be fully aware of their challenges or the resources available to them.