Breakthroughs Blog

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.

Obesity and breast cancer risk
Obesity & Cancer Risk: What’s the Connection?

August 30, 2017 | City of Hope

Some risk factors for cancer are out of your control. You can’t change your genetic history, for example. But many factors that increase the risk of developing cancer are within your control.

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breast cancer risk
Insulin and breast cancer risk? Connection may be stronger than weight

January 25, 2015 | Nicole White

When it comes to breast cancer risk, insulin levels may matter more than weight, new research has found. New study indicates that insulin levels are more closely tied than weight to breast cancer risk.

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