Prostate cancer advances help extend a patient's life

September 11, 2018 | Dory Benford

Johnny Lopez's research into the latest prostate cancer treatments, clinical trials, experimental therapies — anything to avoid chemotherapy, and a recommendation from a friend also battling prostate cancer, led him to Tanya Dorff, M.D., and City of Hope.

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What I wish I knew: Advice for newly diagnosed patients from cancer survivors

August 27, 2018 | Molly Peck

On the City of Hope Facebook page, we asked cancer survivors for advice that they would give newly diagnosed patients. Here is a summary of their best responses.

Dealing with Anxiety and Depression During Cancer Treatment

July 9, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

City of Hope’s emotional safety net keeps spirits up and hope alive with compassionate care and personal communication.

Life After Breast Cancer

January 1, 2018 | Robert Young

For breast cancer patients, the goal of returning to “normal life” can be a powerful motivating force. But getting back to a regular routine can pose challenges that many women don’t anticipate.

Recovering from Breast Surgery

October 26, 2017 | Josh Jenisch

Coming home after breast cancer surgery can provoke a jumble of emotions. While it’s a relief to be out of the hospital, you might feel sadness, shock and frustration. Here's how to cope.

City of Hope Researcher Pens Practical Guide to Dealing with Breast Cancer

October 18, 2017 | Saundra Young

A new book, “Detecting & Living with Breast Cancer For Dummies,” from City of Hope researcher Kimlin Tam Ashing, Ph.D., offers women sound advice on managing breast cancer.

City of Hope Patient Julia Walker on Surviving and Thriving After Throat Cancer

September 22, 2017 | Samantha Bonar

Finding out she had cancer of the tonsil and soft palate was the last thing Julia Walker, 59, expected. But she's come through the other side stronger and more appreciative of the little things in life.

Fertility After Cancer: Your Questions Answered

August 29, 2017 | City of Hope

For many, having a family is an important phase of life after cancer. But cancer can affect the odds of conceiving a baby. Here’s what you need to know about planning for and addressing cancer-related infertility.

Palliative Care: It’s Not What You Think – And It Might Be Just What You Need

July 28, 2017 | City of Hope

Do you know how palliative medicine helps patients? The misconception is that palliative care is designed to provide comfort and pain control to people at the end of their lives. It's actually much more than that.

Lessons learned from survivors of childhood cancer

March 22, 2016 | City Of Hope

Learn why City of Hope's Saro Armenian, D.O., M.P.H., thinks it's time to put more focus on the health issues patients face after they survive cancer.

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.