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.
Yuman Fong, M.D.: Global Physician
February 14, 2018 | Abe Rosenberg
From Cuba to Calcutta, across Asia, throughout Europe and North and South America, City of Hope's Yuman Fong, M.D's go-anywhere philosophy has taken him everywhere. Some visits last only a few hours. But each carries a specific purpose.
‘Prehab’ to Rehab: New Program Gets Older Patients and Their Caregivers Up and Active
November 9, 2017 | City of Hope
City of Hope researchers are piloting a new intervention for older patients and their family caregivers to provide “prehabilitation” — a mirror image of the regimen many patients take up after surgery.
Chinese-Americans Gather to Discuss the Center for International Medicine
April 19, 2017 | City of Hope
Guests representative of the large population of Chinese-Americans in Greater Los Angeles recently visited City of Hope’s Duarte, California, campus for an event titled, “Spread the Hope."
National Doctors Day: Transforming cancer care through research
March 30, 2016 | Denise Heady
Today, on National Doctors Day, it is important that we celebrate not only the tremendous work physicians do each day to expertly care for and treat their patients, but also recognize those doctors who divide their time between patient rooms and the laboratory, relentlessly pursuing new discoveries to better manage and treat the disease.
Making headway in the treatment of gallbladder and bile duct cancers
February 23, 2016 | H. Chung So
Inroads are being made in the treatment of gallbladder and bile duct cancers, and seeking medical care at a comprehensive cancer center provides the experience and options necessary to successfully attack these rare but serious diseases.
Liver cancer 2016: From immunotherapy to gene therapy and beyond
December 24, 2015 | Veronique de Turenne
By the end of 2016, treatment for liver cancer could look much different than it does now. Progress in the evolving field of immunotherapy and the emerging field of viral-based gene therapy herald a promising new era in the field of liver cancer.
Explained: Breast cancer treatment options of today – and tomorrow
June 11, 2015 | Tami Dennis
When explaining breast cancer treatment options, breast cancer specialists typically discuss the best therapies currently available, working with their patients to create the most effective treatment regimens.
National Doctors Day: Behind great medical care, there's research
March 30, 2015 | Valerie Zapanta
Today is National Doctors Day, the official day to recognize, thank and celebrate the tremendous work physicians do each and every day. Launched in 1991 via a presidential proclamation from then-President George Bush, the observance offers a chance to reflect on the qualities that define truly great medical care.
Celebrating the Lunar New Year: City of Hope charges forward
February 26, 2015 | Fran Rizzi
City of Hope patients and physicians welcome the New Year of the Ram in L.A.'s annual Lunar New Year parade To celebrate the beginning of Lunar New Year 2015, City of Hope honored not just a new lunar calendar, but also the diversity of the community it serves.
Cancer 2015: Liver cancer expert offers view from the front lines
December 24, 2014 | Tami Dennis
Yuman Fong, M.D., is an internationally recognized expert in hepatobiliary cancer – that is liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, gallbladder cancer and cancer of the bile ducts. He's also renowned for his use of genetically modified viruses to combat malignant disease, is a pioneer in the operating room and the laboratory, is the author of more than 600 peer-reviewed articles and 11 textbooks, and is the chair of the Department of Surgery at City of Hope.