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.
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.
City of Hope Physicians and Scientists Present Trailblazing Research at Annual ASCO Meeting
June 2, 2017 | Letisia Marquez
City of Hope physicians and researchers are headed to Chicago to present groundbreaking research on blood stem cell transplants for HIV patients, immunotherapies, unique treatment options for older adults battling breast cancer and other topics during the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) 2017 Annual Meeting June 2 to 6.
Make March the Month You "Screen to Save"
March 2, 2017 | City of Hope
Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common type of cancer and the second deadliest. Despite those grim statistics, in most states less than 20 percent of racial and ethnic minorities have been screened for CRC within the past year. For physicians and scientists at City of Hope, that number is far too low.
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.
Clinical trials could lead to new options for colorectal cancer patients
April 22, 2015 | Tami Dennis
Patients with metastatic colorectal cancer need more options. Two clinical trials currently underway at City of Hope could help provide those options. Patients with metastatic colorectal cancer often stop responding to the primary drugs used against the disease, leaving them with few options and little hope.
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.