July 29, 2019 | Letisia Marquez
City of Hope has been named the best cancer hospital in the West by U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Hospitals: Specialty Ranking. This marks the 13th consecutive year it has been distinguished as one of the nation’s elite cancer hospitals.
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.
‘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.