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

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.

Cancer of the breast, colon, lungs ... Putting research in perspective

March 2, 2014 | Tami Dennis

No matter how impressive a research study’s conclusion may be – or how seemingly unsurprising – experts are needed to put the findings into context. Perhaps a study’s methodology wasn’t as strong as it could have been.