Prostate cancer advances help extend a patient's life

September 11, 2018 | Dory Benford

Johnny Lopez's research into the latest prostate cancer treatments, clinical trials, experimental therapies — anything to avoid chemotherapy, and a recommendation from a friend also battling prostate cancer, led him to Tanya Dorff, M.D., and City of Hope.

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Diane Walker: Fighting breast cancer, one screening at a time

October 9, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

Early detection saved Diane Walker's life, and now she is working with City of Hope to raise awareness about breast cancer, in hopes more women will get checked out.

Latest Advances in Breast Cancer Screening

October 1, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

City of Hope uses the most state-of-the-art lab techniques and imaging strategies to screen patients and, should breast cancer be found, creates personalized treatment plans. Monique White-Dominquez, D.O., specializes in breast cancer screening.

New colorectal screening guidelines: What they mean for you

August 20, 2018 | Molly Peck

The American Cancer Society has changed the recommended age to start colorectal screening to 45, following a sustained increase in colorectal cancer in adults under 50.

Robotic Surgery for Complex Prostate Cancer

July 31, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

Nearly 240,000 men are diagnosed with cancer of the prostate gland every year. If it is detected early and hasn’t spread, it is survivable — especially with the use of robotic-assisted prostatectomies.

Melanoma: Do You Know What to Look For?

July 26, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

Skin cancer is the most common kind of cancer. It takes many forms, but even melanoma, the rarest and most aggressive form, has a nearly 100 percent cure rate. City of Hope's Kim Margolin, M.D., discusses melanoma diagnosis and treatment.

New handheld heart monitor is a breakthrough for childhood cancer survivors

June 22, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

A new electronic monitor called Vivio, developed by Caltech with City of Hope, promises to make cardiac screening easier and more accessible for cancer patients and physicians.

Check Yourself: A Visual Guide to Skin Cancer Self-exams (w/Infographic)

May 9, 2018 | City of Hope

To detect melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, at its earliest, most treatable stage, conduct a head-to-toe skin self-examination once a month to check for suspicious moles. Unusual, or atypical, moles can ultimately develop into skin cancer.

31 Facts about Skin Cancer

May 8, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month this May, here are 31 facts to provide some vital information and bust a few myths about the most widespread, yet most preventable, of all cancers.

Testicular Cancer: 10 Things to Know (w/infographic)

April 30, 2018 | Jamie Van Bergen

April is testicular cancer awareness month, making now the perfect time to arm yourself and the men in your life with knowledge about detecting, treating and curing this disease.

Rick Kittles, Ph.D.: On a Mission to Eliminate Health Inequities

February 28, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

For City of Hope's Rick Kittles, Ph.D., exploring genes and environments to understand health disparities among different populations isn’t just a scientific pursuit — it is a passion driven by social justice concerns.