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.
Fertility After Cancer: Your Questions Answered
August 29, 2017 | City of Hope
For many, having a family is an important phase of life after cancer. But cancer can affect the odds of conceiving a baby. Here’s what you need to know about planning for and addressing cancer-related infertility.
Testicular cancer program's goal: Return patients to normal life
April 13, 2015 | Abe Rosenberg
There's never a “good” time for cancer to strike. With testicular cancer, the timing can seem particularly unfair. This disease targets young adults in the prime of life; otherwise healthy people unaccustomed to any serious illness, let alone cancer.
With hysterectomies, consider leaving the ovaries in, study suggests
March 25, 2013 | Hiu Chung So
In the U.S., approximately 600,000 hysterectomies are performed each year and about half of them are accompanied by a bilateral oophorectomy, the removal of both ovaries. The rationale is that their removal will practically eliminate the risk of ovarian cancer and substantially lower the risk of breast cancer, too.