Prostate cancer advances help extend a patient's life

September 11, 2018 | Dory Benford

Johnny Lopez's research into the latest prostate cancer treatments, clinical trials, experimental therapies — anything to avoid chemotherapy, and a recommendation from a friend also battling prostate cancer, led him to Tanya Dorff, M.D., and City of Hope.

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New hormone and immunotherapy trial for breast cancer patients

October 8, 2019 | City of Hope

This phase 2 trial studies the side effects and how well pembrolizumab and enobosarm work in treating patients with androgen receptor positive triple-negative breast cancer that has spread to other places in the body.

A triple-negative breast cancer trial has its first success story

October 12, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

Linda Collins's outlook was bleak, thanks to her triple-negative breast cancer diagnosis, until City of Hope oncologist Yuan Yuan, M.D., Ph.D. helped develop a revolutionary new trial to help her.

Crime fighters fight breast cancer with the Pink Patch Project

October 11, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

San Bernardino District Attorney Child Abduction Unit investigative tech and City of Hope breast cancer survivor Michelle Faxon and her law enforcement colleagues are involved with the Pink Patch Project to raise funds for breast cancer research.

City of Hope posts higher breast cancer survival rates at all stages

October 9, 2018 | City of Hope

City of Hope is proud of having higher survival rates at all stages of breast cancer than those of the Los Angeles Registry of the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program.

Diane Walker: Fighting breast cancer, one screening at a time

October 9, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

Early detection saved Diane Walker's life, and now she is working with City of Hope to raise awareness about breast cancer, in hopes more women will get checked out.

Makeup tips from a lipstick angel

October 8, 2018 | Dory Benford

Amy Holiber, west coast program director for the Lipstick Angels, shares with City of Hope her favorite makeup tips for cancer patients. The Lipstick Angels is a nonprofit organization committed to giving free beauty treatments to patients while they are undergoing treatment.

Patients over 60 needed for HER2-positive breast cancer study

October 7, 2018 | City of Hope

Researchers are actively recruiting for patients 60 years and older for a phase 2 trial studying the side effects of and how well neratinib works in treating older patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-positive breast cancer that has spread from where it started to other places in the body.

City of Hope scientist weighs in on aspirin's role in cancer prevention

October 5, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

The Journal of the American Medical Association Oncology invited City of Hope’s Victoria Seewaldt, M.D., to provide her expert commentary on two studies published today about ovarian and hepatocellular cancer prevention.

Cardiotoxicity and Breast Cancer

October 5, 2018 | Alison Shore

As a competitive open-water swimmer, Nancy Clifton-Hawkins has always welcomed a challenge. She just never envisioned it coming in the form of cardiotoxicity related to her breast cancer treatment.

Lumpectomy vs. Mastectomy: Making a Decision

October 3, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

Amy Polverini, M.D., surgical oncologist at City of Hope, sheds some light on all of the factors to be considered when choosing between a lumpectomy or a mastectomy.