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.
‘Truly a Privilege’: Meet Nursing Pioneer Anne Ireland
May 7, 2018 | Robert Young
Anne Ireland, M.S.N., R.N., was looking to make a move to a major cancer center, and City of Hope was high on her list. So in early 2013, she made the trip west.
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.
‘Prehab’ to Rehab: New Program Gets Older Patients and Their Caregivers Up and Active
November 9, 2017 | City of Hope
City of Hope researchers are piloting a new intervention for older patients and their family caregivers to provide “prehabilitation” — a mirror image of the regimen many patients take up after surgery.
City of Hope’s Alpha Clinic Plots ‘the Future of Nursing’
November 3, 2017 | Wayne Lewis
According to a new paper in Stem Cells Translational Medicine, the authors identify the role of a nurse qualified in both patient care and research protocols, the so-called “hybrid nurse” — a homegrown City of Hope innovation — as an important component of their success in the development of the Alpha Clinic.
City of Hope Researcher Tracks Surgery Patients Via Fitbit in New Study
June 20, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
Tracking patients using wireless wrist monitors like Fitbits is a good way to evaluate their recovery after major surgery, according to new research published in JAMA Surgery by City of Hope’s Virginia Sun, Ph.D., R.N., an assistant professor in the Division of Nursing Research and Education.
From sun scorched fields, to a career in nursing (W/VIDEO)
September 20, 2016 | Stephanie Smith
City of Hope patient Rodrigo Nunez went from working in sun scorched central California grape fields to a career in nursing. The inspiring turn of events began when he was treated here for aplastic anemia.
Cindy Tsai, R.N.: Moving in different directions, but always with passion
May 24, 2016 | City of Hope
City of Hope surgical nurse Cindy Tsai, R.N., loves everything about dancing the flamenco, but having moving experiences is nothing new to her. Tsai, who has been with City of Hope for 10 years, said she is moved whenever she can “hold a patient’s hand and comfort them as they go under anesthesia ... "
Carrie Clark, R.N.: Giving patient care full rein
May 13, 2016 | City of Hope
In honor of national nurses week, the Carrie Clark story is the first in a series that will run throughout the month, featuring a few of the many talented and dedicated nurses who continue to provide excellent patient care at City of Hope. As an oncology/bone marrow transplant-certified nurse who is also certified in advanced cardiac life support, Carrie provides in-depth care for patients who are hospitalized after a stem cell transplantation.
American Cancer Society honors City of Hope nurse researcher with Quality of Life Award
January 30, 2016 | City of Hope
For more than 40 years, Marcia M. Grant, one of the most respected nurse researchers in the country, has devoted her life to others. Now, with a prestigious award, the American Cancer Society has said a heart-felt "thank you".
Nurse-led hypnosis helps cancer patients find relief from pain, nausea
October 8, 2015 | Nancy Brands Ward
Hypnosis gets a bad rap. Portrayals in the media of hypnosis as a silly or devious tool used to embarrass unwitting subjects or even gain control of people and their resources have kept these misconceptions alive.