March 13, 2018 | Denise Heady
Fourteen years ago, neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., began to travel to underserved countries to perform brain surgeries on disadvantaged children.
5 Things to Know About Skin Cancer
February 5, 2018 | Kevin Chesley
Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed malignancy. Most forms are not life-threatening, except for the rarest form, melanoma. However, even this most aggressive form of skin cancer has a high cure rate, thanks to new leading-edge treatments.
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.
Meet Our Doctors: Farah Abdulla, M.D.
January 12, 2018 | Josh Jenisch
Dermatologist and dermatopathologist Farah Abdulla, M.D., said that one reason she was so excited to accept a position at City of Hope is the level of resources available to patients, even those who lack access to care.
7 Things You Need to Know About Men's Cancers (Infographic)
June 19, 2017 | City of Hope
About 40 percent of men will receive a cancer diagnosis at some point in their lives. That’s a sobering statistic, and one that we highlight every June during Men’s Health Month. With that in mind, here is our infographic with everything men need to know about cancer.
Check Yourself: A Visual Guide to Skin Cancer Self-exams (Infographic)
May 23, 2017 | 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.
Here’s What You Need to Protect Your Skin This Summer (Infographic)
May 22, 2017 | City of Hope
Our Sun Safety Shopping List infographic offers tips on how to reduce the risk of skin cancer.
5 Tests Every Man Under 55 Needs
March 10, 2017 | Dory Benford
It’s vital to undergo certain exams that can detect cancer early and improve your chance of cure even when you feel perfectly fine. We spoke to Cary Presant, M.D., about the five tests every man aged 55 and under needs to take, whether you’re experiencing specific symptoms or not.
Focus on skin cancer: Q&A with Kim Margolin, M.D.
July 12, 2016 | City of Hope
Kim Margolin, M.D., answers questions about the latest in melanoma treatment and research. While she is excited about new discoveries that are feeding more fine-tuned and effective therapies, she stresses that sunscreen’s benefits go beyond the obvious, and that early detection is still the most effective form of prevention.