June 25, 2019 | City of Hope
City of Hope has accelerated its plans for a $1 billion comprehensive cancer campus in Orange County, bringing highly specialized cancer care, clinical trials, precision medicine and early detection to the nation’s sixth most populous county.
Giving up cigarettes a huge challenge, even for lung cancer patients
November 15, 2018 | Alison Shore
Quitting smoking can seem like an impossible task, but many people, including lung cancer patient Joanne Nelson, have found support with City of Hope's Smoking Cessation Program.
Groundbreaking $2 million study will focus on family caregivers
October 15, 2018 | Maxine Nunes
City of Hope researchers have just received a $2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study a crucial but rarely examined aspect of patient care and quality of life — the family caregiver.
Nurse’s Trust in City of Hope Doctors Pays Off After Complex Thyroid Cancer Surgery
January 24, 2018 | Robin Heffler
As a postoperative surgical nurse for 15 years, Marietta M., 52, was surprised when she discovered a lump and swelling on the right side of her neck in December 2016, which was later diagnosed as papillary thyroid cancer.
‘Prehab’ to Rehab: New Program Gets Older Patients and Their Caregivers Up and Active
November 9, 2017 | City of Hope
City of Hope researchers are piloting a new intervention for older patients and their family caregivers to provide “prehabilitation” — a mirror image of the regimen many patients take up after surgery.
Early Lung Cancer Screenings Save Lives. City of Hope Study Looks at Why More Aren’t Performed.
November 22, 2016 | Letisia Marquez
Caught at an early stage, lung cancer can be successfully treated and cured. But lung cancer often isn’t diagnosed until a patient develops symptoms. By then, the disease has advanced, making it difficult to treat. Lung cancer screenings, however, can detect the disease in its infancy. A new City of Hope study looks at why more aren't performed.
What I learned: 4 lessons from lung cancer survivor Hassan Shiblak
March 4, 2016 | Letisia Marquez
As a lung cancer survivor, Hassan often counsels friends who have been diagnosed with cancer or know someone who has the disease. Here, he shares his insights about what he learned during that difficult time.
5 Important Ways to Observe World Cancer Day and reduce your cancer risk
February 1, 2016 | City of Hope
As World Cancer Day puts a global spotlight on this challenging disease on Feb. 4, the event’s theme – “We can. I can.” – reminds us the fight begins on a personal level. Each person can make a lifestyle change to have a better shot against cancer, such as becoming more active, losing weight, or quitting smoking.