A Legacy of Hope: Remembering Arti Hurria, M.D.

November 21, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

The City of Hope community was devastated by the untimely death of Arti Hurria, M.D., director of City of Hope’s Center for Cancer and Aging, but her legacy will endure.

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Five Things Everyone Should Know About Pancreatic Cancer

July 27, 2018 | Dory Benford

Susanne Gray Warner, M.D., a surgical oncologist at City of Hope, on what you need to know regarding pancreatic cancer.

Sound Therapy: TGen Tests Ultrasound to Enhance Cancer Drug Delivery

March 26, 2018 | City of Hope

City of Hope affiliate TGen has teamed up with a Norwegian biotech company to test the use of ultrasounds to direct and focus cancer drug therapies.

Behnam Ebrahimi, M.D.: Leading-edge Care in Rancho Cucamonga

March 19, 2018 | Travis Marshall

As a medical oncologist at City of Hope’s Rancho Cucamonga location, Behnam Ebrahimi, M.D., treats a wide range of cancer types, and enjoys being part of a center renowned for its multidisciplinary care.

'Marley Team' seeks to develop early pancreatic cancer screening tools

January 9, 2018 | Stephanie Smith

A multi-institutional partnership, funded in part by a multimillion-dollar grant from the Kemper and Ethyl Marley Foundation, is designed to develop a “mammogram” for pancreatic cancer.

Striding toward a cure for pancreatic cancer

May 3, 2016 | City of Hope

City of Hope will be participating in PanCan’s annual PurpleStride event on May 7, a 5k walk/run at Exposition Park in Los Angeles. By participating, City of Hope and its team of runners, the City of Hope Striders, will help to raise much-needed awareness of this deadly disease.

Purging pancreatic cancer with bacteria-based immunotherapy

July 1, 2015 | Jyoti Madhusoodanan

City of Hope researchers have identified a promising new strategy: a bacterial-based therapy that homes to tumors and provokes an incredibly effective tumor-killing response. The outlook and length of survival has not changed much in the past 25 years for patients suffering from an aggressive form of pancreatic cancer known as pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC).

Cancer 2015: Liver cancer expert offers view from the front lines

December 24, 2014 | Tami Dennis

Yuman Fong, M.D., is an internationally recognized expert in hepatobiliary cancer – that is liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, gallbladder cancer and cancer of the bile ducts. He's also renowned for his use of genetically modified viruses to combat malignant disease, is a pioneer in the operating room and the laboratory, is the author of more than 600 peer-reviewed articles and 11 textbooks, and is the chair of the Department of Surgery at City of Hope.

Meet our doctors: Yuman Fong on the future of cancer surgery

April 19, 2014 | Kim Proescholdt

Meet City of Hope’s new chair of the Department of Surgery  – esteemed pancreatic and hepatobiliary surgeon, researcher and author Yuman Fong, M.D.  As one of today’s most respected and recognizable physicians in the treatment of cancers of the liver, bile duct , gallbladder and pancreas , Fong has pioneered and enhanced many surgical therapies now widely used around the world to treat these difficult diseases.

Cancer treatment in 2014: Making the most of research

December 28, 2013 | Tami Dennis

Cancer will be defeated not in one enormous advance, experts agree, but in incremental advances. Those incremental advances often go unnoticed by the public at the time of their discovery, but in the years to come, they add up – to more life years, to greater survival rates, to more time spent with families and loved ones.

Pancreatic cancer: An exploration of leading surgical techniques

August 22, 2013 | Tami Dennis

Treatment of pancreatic cancer starts with surgery, when operable. And though the overall statistics are often grim, newer treatment algorithms continue to evolve with the ultimate aim of  beating this cancer.