City of Hope has so many breakthroughs in cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS - and so many stories - that we've tailored our blog, Breakthroughs, to provide something for every reader. Whether the breakthroughs are about medical research, treatment advances or personal triumphs, they're all connected.
October 19, 2017 | Robert Young
For breast cancer patients, the goal of returning to “normal life” can be a powerful motivating force. But getting back to a regular routine can pose challenges that many women don’t anticipate.
September 26, 2017 | Jay A. Fernandez
For young adult survivors of pediatric cancer, the aftermath can require a new approach to school and learning, family and social relationships, and the contours of independence.
September 20, 2017 | Michael Easterling
Thanks to a resourceful social worker, a determined physician and a compassionate community, the Jiminez family recently was gifted a new car with which to make the 200-mile trip to City of Hope for treatment.
September 12, 2017 | City of Hope
Fatigue is not inevitable. If you’re feeling weary, speak up – and then try these 5 strategies to regain your energy.
August 23, 2017 | Stephen Dolainski
Carol Michaelson is one of over 300 City of Hope volunteers. Her story, like that of many other volunteers, begins when she was a patient.
August 22, 2017 | Robert Young
A cancer diagnosis can be one of life’s most stressful and complex experiences — especially for those simultaneously facing other significant challenges. That’s where patient navigators come in.
August 16, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
Fighting cancer is difficult enough. But having your car break down and not having the money to cover repairs so you can drive to your treatment appointments can push a person to the brink of despair.
August 14, 2017 | City of Hope
Want to feel calmer and more relaxed, experience less anxiety and depression, sleep better and feel a greater sense of overall wellbeing? You’re in luck. Meditation might help with all of those things.
August 10, 2017 | Stephen Dolainski
The Department of Supportive Care Medicine was established in 2007, but its roots go back nearly a century to the founding of City of Hope as a tuberculosis sanatorium in 1914.
July 28, 2017 | City of Hope
Do you know how palliative medicine helps patients? The misconception is that palliative care is designed to provide comfort and pain control to people at the end of their lives. It's actually much more than that.
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