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.
Latest Advances in Breast Cancer Screening
August 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.
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.
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.
5 Things You Need to Know About Cervical Cancer
January 3, 2018 | Dory Benford
In the case of cervical cancer, there is good news. Over the past 40 years, the mortality rate for cervical cancer patients has decreased by over 50 percent, thanks to the increased prevalence of the Pap test. The even better news is that in many cases, cervical cancer can be avoided altogether.