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.
City of Hope Researchers Publish First Report on a Protein Inhibitor for Advanced Bladder Cancer
June 8, 2018 | Letisia Marquez
Advanced bladder cancer is particularly difficult to treat. The five-year survival rate for Stage 4 bladder cancer is only about 15 percent. Now, City of Hope researchers have discovered a that a novel drug blocks a key protein that drives the disease.
A ‘Multifront’ Approach: Breakthroughs in Bladder Cancer
May 16, 2017 | Abe Rosenberg
Bladder cancer is a stubborn disease. Malignant cells in the bladder frequently grow back or pop up elsewhere, even if they're removed in their earliest stages. But the City of Hope surgeons and scientists working to eradicate bladder cancer are equally stubborn.
World Cancer Day: New treatments and cures start with collaborations
February 3, 2017 | Denise Heady
Defeating cancer cannot be done alone. It requires a team approach. Here are just a few examples of how City of Hope scientists and physicians are working together to create leading-edge approaches to end cancer.
Can a vasectomy increase your risk of prostate cancer?
September 29, 2016 | Denise Heady
There are many risk factors that can increase the risk of prostate cancer - largely smoking and obesity - but a new study suggests a vasectomy isn’t one of them.
ASCO 2016: Where Cancer Breakthroughs Happen
June 3, 2016 | Sumanta Kumar Pal, M.D.
Sumanta Kumar Pal, M.D., offers insights into ASCO 2016. Here, he has distilled some of the main themes at this year's conference such as the Cancer Moonshot Program, and personalized and precision medicine.
Bladder cancer 2016: 'Coordinated care pathways' and immunotherapy
January 1, 2016 | Veronique de Turenne
Shorter hospital stays and reduced readmission rates – those are the goals for bladder cancer patients at City of Hope in 2016. Uniquely coordinated care will make that possible.
Metastatic kidney cancer patient Bill Geske: what I learned
November 9, 2015 | Denise Heady
As a business owner and father of two, 50-year-old Bill Geske was satisfied with his personal and professional life. His general engineering business was thriving with the help of his son and wife, and he had just sent his daughter off to college. But then, during a trip with Diane, his wife of 32 years, to visit their daughter, Bill began having stomach pains and noticed blood in his urine.
Precision Medicine: What It Means Now. What It Means In The Future
August 25, 2015 | Veronique de Turenne
Welcome to the brave new world of precision medicine, in which the diseases themselves can point to a treatment and even a cure. What was once dismissed as futuristic has now become reality for some cancer patients.
The star of annual ASCO meeting? The human immune system
June 6, 2015 | Nicole Levine
Of the hundreds of important developments in cancer research and care showcased at one of the world’s largest medical meetings, featuring scores of studies about drugs, chemotherapy and radiation, the most exciting tool showcased for fighting cancer was the human immune system.