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.
December 19, 2017 | Travis Marshall
Having a preventative mastectomy is a decision that many women face, especially as doctors are increasingly able to determine a woman’s risk by identifying gene mutations that predispose them to breast cancer.
December 15, 2017 | Robert Young
Your breast cancer treatments were successful, your latest exam showed no trace of disease, and you’ve officially joined the ranks of cancer survivors. It’s an exhilarating feeling. But that relief can quickly turn into a nagging, persistent fear of recurrence.
December 8, 2017 | Alison Shore
Tania Lewis had one question for City of Hope breast cancer surgeon Lesley Taylor, M.D., after her mother Lynzine LaGrone’s lumpectomy. Well, maybe it was a second question, after confirming all had gone well.
December 8, 2017 | City of Hope
Postmenopausal women who lose weight may have a significantly reduced chance of developing breast cancer, according to data presented by City of Hope’s Rowan Chlebowski, M.D., Ph.D., at the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
November 27, 2017 | Dory Benford
Ten patients will welcome 2018 atop City of Hope’s Rose Parade float. Here, we meet float rider Jackie Solano, a daughter, sister and marathon runner.
November 27, 2017 | City of Hope
For the 46th year in a row, City of Hope will participate in the Tournament of Roses Parade. This year, 10 patients will welcome 2018 atop City of Hope’s Rose Parade float. Meet float rider Nicole Allen.
November 9, 2017 | City of Hope
Findings from a new study provide fresh insights into the treatment of women with metastatic breast cancer whose tumors are no longer responding to available treatments.
November 2, 2017 | Kevin Chesley
Every breast is unique, made up of both glandular tissue and fat. The ratio between the two becomes an important factor when it comes to correctly diagnosing the presence of breast cancer.
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