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.
Cancer 101: What Is a Pathologist?
February 1, 2018 | Kevin Chesley
Pathologists are the doctors responsible for giving the final diagnosis for all cancer patients. City of Hope's Sophia Apple, M.D., M.S., explains how the latest imaging and diagnostic techniques help pathologists make diagnoses with the precision that this vital job demands.
City of Hope Researcher Pens Practical Guide to Dealing with Breast Cancer
October 18, 2017 | Saundra Young
A new book, “Detecting & Living with Breast Cancer For Dummies,” from City of Hope researcher Kimlin Tam Ashing, Ph.D., offers women sound advice on managing breast cancer.
Meet our doctors: Surgeon Clayton Lau on prostate cancer treatment
November 13, 2015 | Alison Shore
A love of working with his hands as a boy is what ultimately led Clayton Lau, M.D., director of the Prostate Cancer Program at City of Hope, to a career in surgery.
Tissue-sparing surgery combines tumor removal with breast reconstruction
November 10, 2015 | Abe Rosenberg
Not that many years ago, a breast cancer diagnosis inflicted a double shock: learning you had a deadly disease, then realizing how disfiguring the “cure” may be. We've come a very long way since then. Radical mastectomies are rarely performed today.
Ovarian cancer survivor leans on family, faith and City of Hope to defy odds
October 16, 2015 | Allisa Miller
Allisa Miller was 29 years old when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Then the mother of a 2-year-old daughter, Miller was determined to fight the disease. She came to City of Hope soon after her diagnosis, receiving the institution’s unique blend of patient-focused care and leading-edge treatment. Here, she shares a glimpse of her emotional journey – and the vital role City of Hope played in her recovery.
Triple-negative breast cancer patient Homa Sadat: What I learned
January 22, 2015 | Nicole White
No one ever plans to have cancer – and there’s never a good time. For Homa Sadat, her cancer came at a particularly bad time: just one year after losing her father to the pancreatic cancer he had battled for two years.
My lung cancer diagnosis: What I wish I'd known - Dee Hunt
November 9, 2014 | Nicole White
Dee Hunt, a lung cancer survivor, has advocated for more lung cancer funding and a broader understanding of the disease. It's not just a smokers' disease, she says. (Photo courtesy of Dee Hunt) Dee Hunt never smoked.
Tips for cancer patients: How to get a second opinion
July 29, 2014 | City of Hope
Take a look at these simple tips on getting a second opinion - and what you need to consider. Learn more about becoming a patient or getting a second opinion at City of Hope by visiting us online or by calling 800-826-HOPE (4673) .
Second opinion: A cancer surgeon shares his perspective and advice
July 23, 2014 | Valerie Zapanta
Diagnostic errors are far from uncommon. In fact, a recent study found that they affect about 12 million people, or 1 in 20 patients, in the U.S. each year. Diagnosed with cancer? Get a second opinion at an expert research and treatment center like City of Hope.
Meet our doctors: Robert Chen on survival of Hodgkin lymphoma
May 17, 2014 | Kim Proescholdt
Hodgkin lymphoma, also known as Hodgkin disease, is a type of cancer that begins in lymphatic tissue, which includes the lymph nodes and other parts of the body's immune and blood-forming systems. It affects white blood cells, thus damaging the body’s ability to fight infection.