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.
‘Point zero-zero-zero one percent’: LGBTQI issues in health care
April 28, 2017 | Stephanie Smith
Experts in the field say LGBTQI communities are some of the most underserved and understudied minority groups in U.S. health care — and that has serious implications for cancer care. During Minority Health Month, City of Hope investigates the issues surrounding these complex issues.
Landmark LGBT cancer action plan outlines need for better patient care
March 18, 2016 | City of Hope
LGBT persons are still experiencing stigma and discrimination, despite growing social acceptance universally, including exclusion within the healthcare system. It’s a scenario that is compromising the care and treatment they receive, and have access to. These are the findings of a manuscript, “The National LGBT Action Cancer Plan,” recently published in LGBT Health, and co-authored by City of Hope’s David Rice, Ph.D., R.N., N.P.