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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Yuman Fong, M.D.: Global Physician

February 14, 2018 | Abe Rosenberg

From Cuba to Calcutta, across Asia, throughout Europe and North and South America, City of Hope's Yuman Fong, M.D's go-anywhere philosophy has taken him everywhere. Some visits last only a few hours. But each carries a specific purpose.

What to Know About Robotic Surgery for Gynecologic Cancers

January 31, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

One of the ways that City of Hope is innovating in the treatment of gynecologic cancers is through robotic surgery — and that's good news.

Physician Spotlight: Jaspreet Parihar, M.D.

January 3, 2018 | Robert Young

Growing up in Pittsburgh, Jaspreet Parihar, M.D., developed a keen interest in human biology. His interest grew and blossomed into a lifelong passion, a mission of healing that eventually led him to City of Hope.

Robotic surgery is less invasive for gynecologic cancer

August 4, 2017 | City of Hope

More than 107,470 women in the United States are diagnosed with gynecologic cancers each year. However, thanks to developments in technology, many of these cancers can now be treated with robotic surgery.

Yanghee Woo: 'Healing hands and an unconditional heart'

April 18, 2017 | Abe Rosenberg

Long before she thought about becoming a surgeon, Yanghee Woo, M.D., knew she wanted to impact the world — but not as a doctor. An odd thing to hear from Woo, who is a City of Hope surgeon, scientist and one of this country's foremost authorities on minimally invasive and robotic surgery for treatment of gastric (stomach) cancer.

Moving patients from terminal to treatable – with robotic surgery

May 27, 2015 | Valerie Nelson

"There are many ways that we can get at cancer without making giant incisions, yet still give the patients good outcomes," said Yuman Fong, chair of the Department of Surgery at City of Hope. Minimally invasive surgery at City of Hope is performed using robots with “wrists” that provide greater dexterity and range of motion than a human hand.

Head and neck cancers: Get the stats

May 7, 2015 | Robin Heffler

Treatment of cancers of the head and neck requires not just skill, but consummate skill. After all, consider their location: the lip, mouth, tongue, throat and nasal cavity – and that's just for starters.

Head and neck cancer treatment: Where technology is about the patient

May 4, 2015 | Robin Heffler

Surgery for head and neck cancers is unarguably complex, requiring extremely controlled movements and exceptional training. Surgery for head and neck cancers is complex, requiring extreme skill, extensive knowledge and experience with the latest technology.

Cancer Insights: The benefits of surgery for aggressive prostate cancer

February 19, 2015 | Bertram Yuh M.D.

Bertram Yuh, M.D. , assistant clinical professor in the Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology  at City of Hope, offers his perspective on the benefits of surgery for aggressive prostate cancer. For men walking out of the doctor’s office after a diagnosis of cancer, the reality can hit like a ton of bricks.

Appendix rupture led to surprise diagnosis of kidney cancer (w/VIDEO)

March 20, 2014 | Valerie Zapanta

“One day I had a pain in my side and ended up having my appendix rupture. During that time of the appendix rupturing, they discovered I had a large tumor covering most of my kidney,” said Joelle Hood, a learning center principal and a certified life coach.