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.
November 28, 2017 | Denise Heady
Ten patients will welcome 2018 atop City of Hope’s Rose Parade float. The float, themed "Transforming Lives with Hope," adds a deeper dimension to the parade’s theme of “Making a Difference.” Here, we meet float rider Rosemary Estrada, a mother of a teenage daughter and colon and thyroid cancer survivor.
October 3, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
Cancers that affect or metastasize to the peritoneal cavity (the abdominal area that contains organs such as the stomach and liver) can be difficult to treat. Heated intraoperative peritoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) can help.
June 19, 2017 | City of Hope
About 40 percent of men will receive a cancer diagnosis at some point in their lives. That’s a sobering statistic, and one that we highlight every June during Men’s Health Month. With that in mind, here is our infographic with everything men need to know about cancer.
March 15, 2016 | City of Hope
March is national colorectal cancer awareness month, and a good time to brush up on the facts surrounding the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the country. Here are 31 facts you need to know.
December 30, 2015 | Veronique de Turenne
Screening for colorectal cancer will improve in 2016. So too will surgical techniques. The result of both will be improved survival and faster recoveries for patients.
January 14, 2014 | Kim Proescholdt
Colon and rectal cancer is treatable and beatable – and early detection is of paramount importance. Yet despite research that shows colon and rectal cancer screening saves lives, recent data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that more than 20 million Americans age 50 to 75 have never been tested for colon and rectal cancer, and that one in three adults are not up-to-date with their screenings.