Researchers Use Nanoparticles to Test Treatment for Liver Disease

June 25, 2018 | Katie Neith

In an effort to improve options for those with liver cancer, a group of researchers have identified a way of potentially treating a broad range of liver diseases and perhaps even other types of cancer.

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Stereotactic Radiotherapy: Leading-edge Treatment for Lung Cancer

June 4, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

One of the most exciting new treatments for lung cancer is stereotactic radiotherapy. This method uses multiple, precisely targeted high-dose beams of radiation to treat a patient’s tumor.

5 Things to Know: Radiation Therapy and Breast Cancer

April 18, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

Daniel H. Kim, M.D., assistant clinical professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at City of Hope, on the various methods of breast CT and MRI scans, and the pros and cons of each method

City of Hope Expands Radiation Oncology Offering Across Southern California

April 2, 2018 | City of Hope

City of Hope today announced it is adding nine radiation oncology sites to City of Hope Medical Foundation through a joint venture with Vantage Oncology

City of Hope Receives Prestigious ASTRO Accreditation

November 20, 2017 | Robert Young

City of Hope’s Duarte and Arcadia sites recently received four-year accreditation from ASTRO’s Accreditation Program of Excellence (APEx) — the first for a National Cancer Institute-recognized facility in California.

Arya Amini, M.D.: Fighting Cancer with Big Data and a Big Heart

November 6, 2017 | Maxine Nunes

When he was 10 years old, an age when most boys fantasize about being ball players or astronauts, Arya Amini, M.D., dreamed of becoming a doctor.

For Many Breast Cancer Patients, IORT Is an Attractive Alternative to Traditional Radiation

August 31, 2017 | City of Hope

Unlike traditional therapy involving daily external whole-breast radiation, IORT delivers one targeted treatment directly into the incision, right after the tumor is removed - killing stray cancer cells directly and immediately.

Fertility After Cancer: Your Questions Answered

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.

Radiotherapy: New developments in the treatment of lung cancer

August 8, 2017 | City of Hope

Radiation is an important part of the cancer treatment toolkit, and it can be effective in treating lung cancer. Helen Chen, M.D., a radiation oncologist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at City of Hope, recently discussed the pros, cons and latest developments in radiotherapy for lung cancer.

Radiotherapy for breast cancer: Classic technology, modern advances

August 1, 2017 | City of Hope

For the most part, radiation is the same radiation doctors have been using for decades. But in recent years, there have been major advances in the ways that Kim and his colleagues plan for and administer that therapy. Those advances equal big benefits for patients.