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.
August 29, 2017 | City of Hope
For many, having a family is an important phase of life after cancer. But cancer can affect the odds of conceiving a baby. Here’s what you need to know about planning for and addressing cancer-related infertility.
July 8, 2015 | City of Hope
Many women think they can't develop breast cancer while pregnant or nursing. They can. Breast cancer during pregnancy is rare, but it does happen. Women should take any lumps and changes in their breasts seriously, and have them checked out by their doctor.
March 10, 2015 | Nicole White
Breast cancer treatment can damage a woman's ability to become pregnant, making the impact on fertility one of the key factors that many consider when choosing a therapy regimen. Now a study has found that breast cancer patients treated with a hormone-blocking drug in addition to chemotherapy were less likely to experience ovarian failure and more likely to have successful pregnancies.
December 4, 2012 | Roberta Nichols
The first in a series of stories asking former patients to reflect upon their experience... Within three days in 2007, Stephanie Hosford learned she was pregnant -- and that she had triple-negative breast cancer.