Breakthroughs Blog

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.

Lee-Byrne
Heated Chemotherapy Can Tackle Tough Peritoneal Cancers

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.

Continue Reading

biking buddies
7 Things You Need to Know About Men's Cancers (Infographic)

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.

Continue Reading

Breakthroughs - colorectal cancer 31 facts
31 facts about colorectal cancer you need to know

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.

Continue Reading

Breakthroughs - breast cancer advances create revolution in treatment - 256x256
Colorectal cancer 2016: Robotic surgery, more screening options

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.

Continue Reading

Stephen Sentovich_001
Meet our doctors: Surgeon Stephen Sentovich on colorectal cancer

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.

Continue Reading

Back To Top