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.
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.
6 Skin-protection Tips for the Chilly Months
January 16, 2018 | Josh Jenisch
You know sunscreen is a must when you hit the beach. But during the cooler days of winter, it’s easy to let your skin-protection habits slip. Here are six things to remember to keep your skin healthy and happy this winter.
What to Know About Dense Breasts and Screening Indications
November 2, 2017 | Kevin Chesley
Every breast is unique, made up of both glandular tissue and fat. The ratio between the two becomes an important factor when it comes to correctly diagnosing the presence of breast cancer.
For October, here are 31 facts (one a day) about breast cancer
October 24, 2017 | Nicole White and City of Hope
Beyond the pink ribbons, special product fundraisers and the pastel sea of color that marks October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month offers a reason to celebrate and to reflect.
Breast Cancer Screenings: What You Should Know
August 11, 2017 | City of Hope
What should you know about breast cancer screening? Whatever your risk level, it’s important to know your options so you can spot abnormalities early and treat them properly. City of Hope's Monique White-Dominguez, D.O., discusses the current options and recommendations.
5 Steps to a Better Breast Self-exam (w/Video)
October 21, 2016 | Stephanie Smith
If your monthly breast self-exam happens in the shower — sporadically — and involves a quick once-over of your breasts, you may be missing some important elements of an effective exam. City of Hope breast surgeon Laura Kruper, M.D., M.S., offers tips for a more effective exam.
Are the new ACS breast cancer screening guidelines right for me?
October 30, 2015 | Valerie Howard
The American Cancer Society (ACS) issued revised breast cancer screening guidelines that, for many women, may be raising more questions than answers.
Sometimes, cancer has a warning sign; know the breast cancer symptoms
October 8, 2014 | Nicole White
Screening for breast cancer has dramatically increased the number of cancers found before they cause symptoms – catching the disease when it is most treatable and curable. If you notice a change in your breast, such as a lump or clear discharge, check with your doctor immediately.
'My cancer diagnosis: What I wish I'd known' – Debbie Brooks
December 8, 2013 | Nicole White
In April of 2012, Debbie Brooks received her regular mammogram – and it turned up no signs of cancer. Debbie Brooks, a breast cancer survivor, shares her advice for others facing a cancer diagnosis. As all women are recommended to do, Brooks remained vigilant, performing regular self-exams.