June 25, 2018 | Katie Neith
In an effort to improve options for those with liver cancer, a group of researchers have identified a way of potentially treating a broad range of liver diseases and perhaps even other types of cancer.
Stereotactic Radiotherapy: Leading-edge Treatment for Lung Cancer
June 4, 2018 | Kevin Chesley
One of the most exciting new treatments for lung cancer is stereotactic radiotherapy. This method uses multiple, precisely targeted high-dose beams of radiation to treat a patient’s tumor.
Meet Our Doctors: Samuel Chung, M.D.
April 6, 2018 | Robin Heffler
City of Hope’s Samuel W. Chung, M.D., chose internal medicine with a focus on oncology because he sees the specialty as fostering a "unique doctor-patient relationship," and enjoys getting to know his patients.
City of Hope's Ravi Salgia Discovers New Biomarker Link in Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer
December 7, 2017 | Elise Lamar
Ravi Salgia, M.D., Ph.D., recently published in Scientific Reports about a novel and promising link between two NSCLC biomarkers. The study might help oncologists match patients with effective drug interventions against specific forms of NSCLC.
Advanced Lung Cancer Patient: ‘I’m Not About to Go Quietly into the Night’
November 30, 2017 | Julia F.
Julie F., 59, of Wisconsin, survived advanced small cell lung cancer after 29 rounds of chemotherapy, five weeks of radiation and experimental immunotherapy. This is her story.
What's in cigarette smoke? Find out in this video.
November 13, 2017 | City of Hope
What do rat poison, rocket fuel and embalming fluid have in common? They all share ingredients found in cigarette smoke. Once a cigarette is lit, it releases more than 7,000 chemicals into the air, many of them both toxic and carcinogenic.
Arya Amini, M.D.: Fighting Cancer with Big Data and a Big Heart
November 6, 2017 | Maxine Nunes
When he was 10 years old, an age when most boys fantasize about being ball players or astronauts, Arya Amini, M.D., dreamed of becoming a doctor.
Radiotherapy: New developments in the treatment of lung cancer
August 8, 2017 | City of Hope
Radiation is an important part of the cancer treatment toolkit, and it can be effective in treating lung cancer. Helen Chen, M.D., a radiation oncologist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at City of Hope, recently discussed the pros, cons and latest developments in radiotherapy for lung cancer.
7 Things You Need to Know About Men's Cancers (Infographic)
June 19, 2017 | City of Hope
About 40 percent of men will receive a cancer diagnosis at some point in their lives. That’s a sobering statistic, and one that we highlight every June during Men’s Health Month. With that in mind, here is our infographic with everything men need to know about cancer.