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.
On World Cancer Day: Five ways City of Hope physicians, researchers are finding new ways to treat cancer
February 2, 2018 | Denise Heady
Sunday, February 4, is World Cancer Day. Here, we’ve spotlighted how teams at City of Hope are improving the care and treatment of patients diagnosed with cancer everywhere.
So, You Had a Suspicious Mammogram. What’s Next?
October 4, 2017 | Robert Young
A diagnostic mammogram can be quite stressful, but knowing what to expect - and taking the right steps to prepare - can help expedite the process and provide some peace of mind. Learn more from Veronica Jones, M.D., breast cancer surgeon.
Liquid Biopsy Offers a New Way to Target Kidney Cancer
February 17, 2017 | Denise Heady
Despite a wave of new targeted therapies being approved to treat kidney cancer, many of those therapies have been challenging to use because of the difficulty in obtaining cancer tissue for genomic testing. Now, researchers may have found a way to combat this problem: the liquid biopsy.
Powered by philanthropy: Bold science, better cancer treatments
February 16, 2015 | City of Hope
At City of Hope, the breakthroughs discovered here are shared with cancer researchers, clinicians and patients worldwide. At City of Hope, innovative scientific research, important clinical studies and vital construction projects are all powered by philanthropy.
Blood and urine tests could identify lung cancer mutation without biopsy
January 26, 2015 | Nicole White
As treatments for lung cancer become more targeted and effective, the need for better technology to detect lung cancer mutations becomes increasingly important. A new clinical study at City of Hope is examining the feasibility of using blood and urine tests to detect lung cancer mutations, potentially allowing for targeted cancer treatments without an invasive biopsy.
Meet our doctors: Surgeon Jennifer Linehan on prostate cancer
December 6, 2013 | Kim Proescholdt
Jennifer Linehan, M.D., says exercising and eating a healthy diet are key in lowering the risk for prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer affecting men, with one in six American men receiving the diagnosis in their lifetime.
Breast screening within year of benign biopsy has little benefit
May 4, 2013 | Hiu Chung So
With cancer screening, more isn’t necessarily better. This is especially true for patients after a benign breast biopsy, a new study reports. After a benign breast biopsy, a part of which is shown here, women may not need routine screening for a year, a new study says.