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.
Men and Breast Cancer: Should You Be Tested?
July 25, 2017 | City of Hope
What many people don’t realize is that men, too, can experience breast cancer. Though much rarer in men than in women, about 2,470 new cases of male breast cancer will be diagnosed in 2017, according to the American Cancer Society.
Biomarker linked to survival and treatment for BRCA-positive breast cancer patients
June 8, 2016 | H. Chung So
For breast cancer patients with BRCA gene mutations, compounds called poly ADP ribose (or PAR) can help determine treatment response and clinical outcomes.
2 researchers (one on aging, one on genetics) get breast cancer grants
October 21, 2014 | Darrin Joy
Advanced age tops the list among breast cancer risk factor for women. Not far behind is family history and genetics. Two City of Hope researchers delving deep into these issues recently received important grants to advance their studies.
New gene mutation, in PALB2, is linked to heightened breast cancer risk
August 8, 2014 | Nicole White
Twenty years ago, scientists discovered that a mutation in a gene now widely known as BRCA1 was linked to a sharply increased risk of breast cancer, paving the way for a new chapter in identifying women at risk of the disease and giving them options to potentially avoid an aggressive cancer.
Women's cancers: Scientists study both risk and prevention
March 16, 2014 | Elizabeth Stewart
In this series – this part examines how researchers are identifying risks and possible ways to prevent cancer – we explore crucial strides made against women's cancers by City of Hope researchers during the past year.
Half a million ounces of prevention may be worth a future cure
October 25, 2012 | Shawn Le
Perfectly healthy is perfectly all right for a cancer prevention study. If you haven’t been diagnosed with cancer, the American Cancer Society (ACS) wants you as a new recruit. They’re undertaking a cancer prevention study that’s looking to enroll half a million men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 in the U.