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.
Former City of Hope Patient Inspires Others Facing Childhood Cancer
February 6, 2018 | Robin Heffler
It’s been more than 25 years, but the Tadros family still remembers the anxiety of learning that then 3-year-old Bishoy had acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common type of childhood cancer. But they also remember the hope they mustered from within and from the medical care he received thousands of miles away.
City of Hope's Youngest Patients Enjoy Food and Fun at the Annual Pediatric Picnic
June 22, 2017 | Denise Heady
For one day in June every year, the pediatric team at City of Hope puts away their lab coats, scrubs and stethoscopes for a special celebration: the annual Pediatric Picnic.
2016 Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Better options for each and every patient
October 10, 2016 | City of Hope
As the United States continues to observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month, City of Hope is approaching the month as it always does — delivering innovative treatments to women and men recently diagnosed with breast cancer; working to find new treatments and cures for those who will be diagnosed in the future; and, ultimately, trying to prevent breast cancer from occurring at all.
2016 National Cancer Survivors Day: Every Day is a celebration
June 4, 2016 | City of Hope
June 5 is National Cancer Survivors Day, an annual celebration of life held in hundreds of communities nationwide and around the world. Read inspiring survivor stories and learn more about our events.
Breast cancer survivors should skip late night snacking, study says
April 5, 2016 | City of Hope
Breast cancer patients who indulge in midnight snacking might be doing harm to more than just their waistlines - they could be increasing their risk for reocurrence, according to a new study published in JAMA Oncology.
Study: Adult cancer survivors at greater risk of heart disease
February 24, 2016 | Denise Heady
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) – also commonly known as heart disease – is a genuine concern for many Americans. With more than 600,000 heart disease-related deaths expected this year, it continues to be the leading cause of death nationwide. But cancer survivors may be at even greater risk.
Breast cancer survivors must be vigilant for signs of brain metastasis
October 19, 2015 | Denise Heady
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a great reminder of just how far the fight against breast cancer has come. It is still one of the most common cancers among women, yet more women than ever are surviving the disease. While survival rates continue to climb due to better treatments, earlier detection and increased awareness, survivors of the disease must continue to safeguard their health by staying alert to other, often unexpected symptoms.
Breast cancer survivor/yoga therapist Rachel Divine: Tips for patients
August 20, 2015 | Rachel Divine
Rachel Divine is a yoga therapist and patient leader for the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. She's also a former City of Hope patient.When someone you know has cancer, even the word “cancer” can make you feel nervous, sleepless, depressed or more. But, as a yoga teacher for 15 years and a breast cancer survivor of two years, I've found that exercise, even for five minutes a day, can offer a world of relief
Surviving cancer: What do I do now? (w/PODCAST)
August 9, 2015 | City of Hope
Elizabeth Lynn Meyering is an assistant clinical professor in the in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research at City of Hope’s Simi Valley location. Cancer affects not just the cancer patient, but everyone around him or her, even after treatment is complete.