Groundbreaking Heated Chemotherapy Treatment Gives Patient Renewed Hope
June 28, 2018 | Wayne Lewis
Suffering from abdominal pain that had grown severe over the course of a few days, Christopher Haskell visited his physician, a visit that ended up resulting in the discovery of a tumor growing in his appendix and colon. His City of Hope physician recommended an approach called HIPEC, short for “hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy.”
City of Hope Diversity Group Marches in Palm Springs Pride Parade
November 30, 2017 | Letisia Marquez
Approximately 30 members and supporters of City of Hope’s Pride in the City diversity group, as well as employees and family members, proudly marched in the Greater Palm Springs Pride Parade.
Rose Parade 2018: Breast Cancer Patient Takes Charge of Her Health by Referring Herself to City of Hope
November 27, 2017 | City of Hope
For the 46th year in a row, City of Hope will participate in the Tournament of Roses Parade. This year, 10 patients will welcome 2018 atop City of Hope’s Rose Parade float. Meet float rider Nicole Allen.
Rose Parade 2018: Real Estate Agent Is Seven Years Cancer-free and Counting
November 24, 2017 | City of Hope
Gary Lorenzini calls being selected to ride on the City of Hope Rose Parade float “an unbelievable honor. Knowing that I was asked to be a part of such a prestigious event representing the finest health care facility in the world has been beyond belief for me!”
Rose Parade 2018: Ovarian Cancer Survivor Donates 9 ‘Survival Bells’ to City of Hope
November 22, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
City of Hope will participate in the Tournament of Roses Parade. This year, 10 patients will welcome 2018 atop City of Hope’s Rose Parade float. Meet float rider Maria “Becky” Velazquez-McIntyre, a former patient with a remarkable story.
Why are Men More Likely To Die of Cancer?
June 13, 2016 | Stephanie Smith
During Men’s Health Month, City of Hope cancer center is offering tips to make men more aware of their risk and to encourage screening. This piece discusses why men are diagnosed with cancer later and have higher death rates than women.
Jaylon Fong’s cancer journey sparks a visit to the White House
April 13, 2015 | cpecikozic
When Jaylon Fong wrote President Barack Obama a letter thanking him for calling attention to childhood cancers during his 2012 victory speech , he didn't expect much. Jaylon just wanted to share a little bit of his personal experience with cancer while being treated at City of Hope and his appreciation for all the president has done, which allowed him to focus on getting well.
Triathlete and breast cancer patient Lisa Birk: Take control (VIDEO)
October 6, 2014 | Nicole White
In a single day, former professional triathlete Lisa Birk learned she couldn’t have children and that she had breast cancer. “Where do you go from there?” she asks. For Birk, who swims three miles, runs 10 miles and cycles every day, the answer ultimately was a decision to take control of her cancer care.