March 13, 2018 | Denise Heady
Fourteen years ago, neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., began to travel to underserved countries to perform brain surgeries on disadvantaged children.
CAR T Laboratory Research Yields Promising Prostate Cancer Results
April 17, 2018 | Letisia Marquez
City of Hope physicians have successfully treated blood cancers with chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy, and they are working to expand that therapy to patients with prostate cancer and other solid tumors.
Meet Our Doctors: Samuel Chung, M.D.
April 6, 2018 | Robin Heffler
City of Hope’s Samuel W. Chung, M.D., chose internal medicine with a focus on oncology because he sees the specialty as fostering a "unique doctor-patient relationship," and enjoys getting to know his patients.
'We're Here to Give Hope': Sheriff's Detective with Stage 4 Prostate Cancer Lives to Give Back
April 6, 2018 | Samantha Bonar
As a detective assigned to handle violent criminal cases for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Mitch Speed is a pretty tough guy. But that toughness would be tested.
Returning People Back to Normal: Meet Jonathan Warner, M.D.
March 9, 2018 | Travis Marshall
City of Hope’s Jonathan Warner, M.D., dedicates his time to improving quality of life for prostate cancer survivors, and he’s renowned for his use of advanced techniques in urologic reconstruction.
With New CAR T Approach, City of Hope CEACAM Research Comes Full Circle
February 9, 2018 | Jyoti Madhusoodanan
CEA remains one of the most widely used clinical markers of cancer. As the diverse roles of CEA and CEACAMs, have grown clearer, researchers at City of Hope are working on a new wave of clinical tools and therapies.
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!”
New Target for Prostate Cancer Treatment and Prevention Identified
March 29, 2017 | Katie Neith
While prostate cancer is often treated successfully, it is still the third leading cancer killer among men and represents a huge health and economic burden. Now, a team from City of Hope believes they have found a key mechanism for potentially keeping the disease at bay, both before and after diagnosis.
5 Tests Every Man Under 55 Needs
March 10, 2017 | Dory Benford
It’s vital to undergo certain exams that can detect cancer early and improve your chance of cure even when you feel perfectly fine. We spoke to Cary Presant, M.D., about the five tests every man aged 55 and under needs to take, whether you’re experiencing specific symptoms or not.
Men and Prostate Cancer: The Emotional Impact
March 9, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
Prostate cancer doesn’t just affect men physically. Men diagnosed with prostate cancer face a unique set of emotional issues. The diagnosis of cancer in itself can be overwhelming enough, but the stigma associated with prostate cancer often prevents them from seeking emotional help, according to experts at City of Hope.
Ben Stiller’s Diagnosis: Should Baseline Prostate Cancer Screenings Start Before Age 50?
October 13, 2016 | Samantha Bonar
Actor Ben Stiller recently revealed that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ago, at age 48. He credits early screening and diagnosis with saving his life. But should prostate cancer screenings start before 50?