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.
August 11, 2017 | City of Hope
What should you know about breast cancer screening? Whatever your risk level, it’s important to know your options so you can spot abnormalities early and treat them properly. City of Hope's Monique White-Dominguez, D.O., discusses the current options and recommendations.
March 8, 2017 | Stephanie Smith
Researcher James Lacey Jr., Ph.D., wants to pool data from the California Teachers Study and other studies to create a personalized prevention tool.
March 6, 2017 | Stephanie Smith
James Lacey, Jr., Ph.D., who now runs the California Teachers Study, is taking on the role of disruptor, as he transforms how study data is collected and shared.
March 4, 2017 | Stephanie Smith
Bridget Marshall, a former patient and current employee at City of Hope, one of the centers out of which the study is run, also has been a participant in the California Teachers Study for more than two decades.
March 2, 2017 | Stephanie Smith
City of Hope researcher, Leslie Bernstein, made a big splash in breast cancer research. Earlier, she helped launch the California Teachers Study, a seminal breast cancer study involving more than 133,000 teachers.
March 1, 2017 | Stephanie Smith
The California Teachers Study, a more than two-decade long study of more than 133,000 teachers, started in 1994, but its eventual principle investigator, Leslie Bernstein of City of Hope, was dreaming about making her mark -- and making a difference -- long before then.
October 11, 2016 | City of Hope
There are many factors for breast cancer that can be reduced through simple lifestyle and behavior changes. Joanne Mortimer, M.D., encourages women to take the following steps to minimize their chance of getting breast cancer.
January 14, 2016 | Letisia Marquez
Hormonal drugs can prevent the return of a non-invasive cancer found in cells around the milk ducts. That’s the takeaway message for Joanne Mortimer, M.D., on two studies reported in HealthDay.
October 23, 2015 | Veronique De Turenne
From the moment of a breast cancer diagnosis, the emphasis is on treating the disease. But cancer support specialists say that by taking some surprisingly simple steps, patients can manage the physical and emotional side effects of chemotherapy and radiation.
October 6, 2015 | Robin Rauzi
Breast cancer is more than a physical disease. It permeates a woman’s emotional, social and spiritual well-being. Here are some tips – from City of Hope’s “Return to Wellness” program – to help women regain a feeling of control.