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.

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Heated Chemotherapy Can Tackle Tough Peritoneal Cancers

October 3, 2017 | Samantha Bonar

Cancers that affect or metastasize to the peritoneal cavity (the abdominal area that contains organs such as the stomach and liver) can be difficult to treat. Heated intraoperative peritoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) can help.

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Blood test/ultrasound could screen for ovarian cancer, study says

August 26, 2013 | Nicole White

Early detection of ovarian cancer has the potential to save many women’s lives because, like most cancers, the disease is easier to treat when it’s caught early. But early symptoms of ovarian cancer mirror those of less serious conditions, and an accurate testing strategy has been elusive.

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