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.
For October, here are 31 facts (one a day) about breast cancer
October 24, 2017 | Nicole White and City of Hope
Beyond the pink ribbons, special product fundraisers and the pastel sea of color that marks October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month offers a reason to celebrate and to reflect.
Breast Cancer Screenings: What You Should Know
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.
5 Steps to a Better Breast Self-exam (w/Video)
October 21, 2016 | Stephanie Smith
If your monthly breast self-exam happens in the shower — sporadically — and involves a quick once-over of your breasts, you may be missing some important elements of an effective exam. City of Hope breast surgeon Laura Kruper, M.D., M.S., offers tips for a more effective exam.
Are the new ACS breast cancer screening guidelines right for me?
October 30, 2015 | Valerie Howard
The American Cancer Society (ACS) issued revised breast cancer screening guidelines that, for many women, may be raising more questions than answers.
Sometimes, cancer has a warning sign; know the breast cancer symptoms
October 8, 2014 | Nicole White
Screening for breast cancer has dramatically increased the number of cancers found before they cause symptoms – catching the disease when it is most treatable and curable. If you notice a change in your breast, such as a lump or clear discharge, check with your doctor immediately.
'My cancer diagnosis: What I wish I'd known' – Debbie Brooks
December 8, 2013 | Nicole White
In April of 2012, Debbie Brooks received her regular mammogram – and it turned up no signs of cancer. Debbie Brooks, a breast cancer survivor, shares her advice for others facing a cancer diagnosis. As all women are recommended to do, Brooks remained vigilant, performing regular self-exams.
Breast cancer screening: Regular exams are crucial (w/VIDEO)
September 29, 2013 | Hiu Chung So
Although better surgical techniques, radiation treatments and chemotherapy regimens have dramatically improved survival odds for breast cancer patients, catching the disease early remains one of the most important factors for better outcomes.