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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Behnam Ebrahimi, M.D.: Leading-edge Care in Rancho Cucamonga

March 19, 2018 | Travis Marshall

As a medical oncologist at City of Hope’s Rancho Cucamonga location, Behnam Ebrahimi, M.D., treats a wide range of cancer types, and enjoys being part of a center renowned for its multidisciplinary care.

Hannah’s Story: From City of Hope Patient to City of Hope Nurse

February 15, 2018 | Alison Shore

We all know stories about people carving out careers based on an inspirational event or person. The professional athlete who admired an Olympian. For Hannah Komai, a registered nurse in pediatric hematology/oncology at City of Hope, inspiration came by way of another pediatric oncology nurse, Molly Lambert.

Meet Our Doctors: Christina Yeon, M.D.

December 18, 2017 | Travis Marshall

Christina Yeon, M.D., was just a child when she came to U.S. from Seoul, South Korea. She works as a medical oncologist/hematologist and assistant clinical professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research at City of Hope’s 25,000 square-foot South Pasadena facility, which is home to a team of medical oncologists/hematologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons and endocrinologists.

Newly-diagnosed breast cancer patients also suffer from bladder problems

December 21, 2015 | Letisia Marquez

In addition to dealing with the shock and confusion that women feel when they learn they have breast cancer, many newly-diagnosed patients must also cope with bladder problems.

New leukemia drug helps City of Hope doctor/researcher save a dad's life

October 9, 2015 | Kelly Lopez

When Sergio Ramirez learned that his acute lymphoblastic leukemia had returned with a vengeance – after six months of remission – he was terrified that he’d never play football again with his three sons.