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.
ASCO 2014: Younger women with breast cancer are less likely to survive
May 29, 2014 | Hiu Chung So
Cancer can affect a person at any age, with the disease often considered one of aging. But increased age isn't always linked to an increased risk of death. City of Hope researchers have found that, when it comes to breast cancer, younger women are more likely to die than their older counterparts.
Cancer is different for adolescents, young adults; so are their needs
April 30, 2014 | Dominique Grignetti
Cancer is undeniably difficult both for adults and for children. Even if they don't fully understand the ramifications, adults usually enter treatment knowing who they are and where they stand in life.
'My cancer diagnosis: What I wish I'd known' – Ben Teller (w/PODCAST)
June 24, 2013 | Wayne Lewis
One in a series of stories asking former patients to reflect upon their experience ... Lymphoma survivor Ben Teller learned that as an inpatient, you should never hesitate to seek your nurses' help. (Photo credit: Courtesy of Ben Teller) Cancer interrupted the path of Ben Teller’s life at a critical milestone.
Adolescents and young adults with cancer fall into the gap
June 7, 2012 | City of Hope Staff
Stats can be boring, but one amazing figure is today’s pediatric cancer survival rate. After a couple of decades, we’ve been able to turn a 20 percent survival rate on its head and, now, more than 80 percent of kids diagnosed with cancer are survivors.
Young adults and teens with cancer get some much-needed attention
March 27, 2012 | City of Hope Staff
City of Hope offers free education sessions for a group of patients who were once in the shadows: adolescents and young adults with cancer . Seth Rogen, left, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt from the movie "50/50.