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.
December 21, 2017 | Alison Shore
The widely held assumption that lung cancer is caused by smoking is fairly accurate: 85 percent of cases are smoking induced. But 15 percent of lung cancers are not related to smoking.
December 9, 2015 | Denise Heady
At City of Hope, physicians and researchers are working tirelessly to find new and better treatments for lung cancer, especially in the most advanced and difficult-to-treat cases. Here, Loretta Erhunmwunsee, M.D., assistant professor in the Division of Thoracic Surgery, at City of Hope, presents a fuller picture of lung cancer.
November 4, 2015 | Veronique de Turenne
When it comes to life-saving messages, it doesn’t get much simpler than this: if you’re a smoker, a former smoker, or possess these risk factors, an annual lung cancer screening could be the difference between life and death.