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.
On World Cancer Day: Five ways City of Hope physicians, researchers are finding new ways to treat cancer
February 2, 2018 | Denise Heady
Sunday, February 4, is World Cancer Day. Here, we’ve spotlighted how teams at City of Hope are improving the care and treatment of patients diagnosed with cancer everywhere.
So, You Had a Suspicious Mammogram. What’s Next?
October 4, 2017 | Robert Young
A diagnostic mammogram can be quite stressful, but knowing what to expect - and taking the right steps to prepare - can help expedite the process and provide some peace of mind. Learn more from Veronica Jones, M.D., breast cancer surgeon.
Breast Cancer Screenings: What You Should Know
August 11, 2017 | City of Hope
What should you know about breast cancer screening? Whatever your risk level, it’s important to know your options so you can spot abnormalities early and treat them properly. City of Hope's Monique White-Dominguez, D.O., discusses the current options and recommendations.
What you should know: False-positive mammograms and breast cancer risk
December 14, 2015 | Letisia Marquez
Women who received a false-positive result on a mammogram may be at a slightly elevated risk for developing breast cancer later, a new study has found. But that doesn’t mean panic is in order for the thousands of women each year who receive such a result.
Meet our doctors: Radiologist Lusi Tumyan on breast cancer screening
October 24, 2014 | Kim Proescholdt
Mammograms are currently the best method to detect breast cancer early, when it's easier to treat and before it's big enough to feel or cause symptoms. But recent mammogram screening guidelines may have left some women confused about when to undergo annual testing.
Breast cancer risk: 6 things you can do to reduce (not eliminate) risk
October 14, 2014 | Nicole White
The leading risk factor for breast cancer is simply being a woman. The second top risk factor is getting older. Many breast cancer risk factors, such as gender and aging, cannot be controlled. But lacing up for a walk a few times a week can put a dent in breast cancer risk.
As cancer screening evolves, consumers should follow the science
July 4, 2014 | Nicole White
News about the risks or benefits of widespread cancer screening seem to arrive daily – 3D mammography for breast cancer, CT scans for lung cancer, PSA tests for prostate cancer and now pelvic exams for some women’s cancers.
'My cancer diagnosis: What I wish I'd known' – Debbie Brooks
December 8, 2013 | Nicole White
In April of 2012, Debbie Brooks received her regular mammogram – and it turned up no signs of cancer. Debbie Brooks, a breast cancer survivor, shares her advice for others facing a cancer diagnosis. As all women are recommended to do, Brooks remained vigilant, performing regular self-exams.
Breast cancer screening: Regular exams are crucial (w/VIDEO)
September 29, 2013 | Hiu Chung So
Although better surgical techniques, radiation treatments and chemotherapy regimens have dramatically improved survival odds for breast cancer patients, catching the disease early remains one of the most important factors for better outcomes.
New study urges earlier mammograms; some experts not convinced
September 9, 2013 | Nicole White
Even as a new Cancer study reignites the debate over the ideal age at which to begin mammogram screenings for breast cancer, City of Hope experts are urging women not to settle for a one-size-fits-all approach.