Prostate cancer advances help extend a patient's life

September 11, 2018 | Dory Benford

Johnny Lopez's research into the latest prostate cancer treatments, clinical trials, experimental therapies — anything to avoid chemotherapy, and a recommendation from a friend also battling prostate cancer, led him to Tanya Dorff, M.D., and City of Hope.

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Dealing with Anxiety and Depression During Cancer Treatment

July 9, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

City of Hope’s emotional safety net keeps spirits up and hope alive with compassionate care and personal communication.

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.