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.
Behnam Ebrahimi, M.D.: Leading-edge Care in Rancho Cucamonga
March 19, 2018 | Travis Marshall
As a medical oncologist at City of Hope’s Rancho Cucamonga location, Behnam Ebrahimi, M.D., treats a wide range of cancer types, and enjoys being part of a center renowned for its multidisciplinary care.
2018 Rose Parade: Colon, thyroid cancer survivor: Embracing the ‘new me’
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.
5 Tests Every Man Under 55 Needs
March 10, 2017 | Dory Benford
It’s vital to undergo certain exams that can detect cancer early and improve your chance of cure even when you feel perfectly fine. We spoke to Cary Presant, M.D., about the five tests every man aged 55 and under needs to take, whether you’re experiencing specific symptoms or not.
Hereditary colon cancer day will bring families together
July 6, 2016 | City of Hope
The Division of Clinical Cancer Genetics at City of Hope and the Hereditary Colon Cancer Foundation will be holding a free conference called Hereditary Colon Cancer Family Day. The all-day event will bring together families affected by hereditary colon cancer syndromes and provide access to medical experts for a day of education, socialization and support.
The 5 biggest myths about getting a colonoscopy
March 23, 2016 | City of Hope
A colonoscopy can save your life. Yet, according to colorectal cancer expert Donald David, M.D., many reasons people have for delaying or avoiding this lifesaving test are pure myths. In this video, Dr. David debunks some of the common myths and misperceptions about colonoscopy screenings.
Meet our doctors: Surgeon Kurt Melstrom encourages colorectal cancer screening
March 1, 2016 | Denise Heady
Surgeon Kurt Melstrom, M.D., clinical professor of surgery at City of Hope, explains the main causes of colorectal cancer, the importance of screening and the growing list of treatments for the disease.
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.
Colon cancer: Why screening absolutely saves lives (w/PODCAST)
June 21, 2015 | City of Hope
Stephen M. Sentovich is a clinical professor in the Department of Surgery with extensive experience in the surgical treatment and management of colon and rectal cancers.
Cancer Insights: A message from 'Simpsons' co-creator Sam Simon
March 15, 2015 | Cary Presant
Sam Simon, co-creator of "The Simpsons, died of colon cancer during Colon Cancer Awareness Month. In his death, there is a lesson for us all. Credit: Getty Images March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month.