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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'Microenvironement' of lung cancer offers clues to survival

May 25, 2013 | Nicole White

In an effort to predict, treat and cure disease, scientists are exploring the smaller ecosystems that exist within the body. The tumor microenvironment – the site and surroundings where tumor cells grow – can hold important clues to help predict which cancer patients are at highest risk of their cancer spreading.

“These aren’t the droids you’re looking for”

July 17, 2012 | Darrin Joy

The Mos Eisley set from "Star Wars" Early in the 1977 movie “Star Wars,” the character Obi-Wan Kenobi utters this iconic line , and with a wave of his hand (and a healthy dose of the Force), fools a group of imperial storm troopers into overlooking his small band of fugitive rebels.