City of Hope has so many breakthroughs in cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS - and so many stories - that we've tailored our blog, Breakthroughs, to provide something for every reader. Whether the breakthroughs are about medical research, treatment advances or personal triumphs, they're all connected.
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.
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.
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.