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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Arya Amini, M.D.: Fighting Cancer with Big Data and a Big Heart

November 6, 2017 | Maxine Nunes

When he was 10 years old, an age when most boys fantasize about being ball players or astronauts, Arya Amini, M.D., dreamed of becoming a doctor.

Biologist crunches 'big data' to personalize cancer treatment

April 10, 2013 | Darrin Joy

Everything from the human genome project to social media is producing “big data.” And to help medicine become more personalized, some adventurous biomedical researchers are tapping into these vast amounts of information to pinpoint the key factors affecting health.