15,000 second chances: Bone Marrow Transplant program celebrates new milestone

April 24, 2019 | Michael Easterling and Samantha Bonar

City of Hope’s bone marrow transplant program recently performed the procedure on its 15,000th patient, a remarkable milestone considering that the initiative started with just two physicians, three beds and guarded expectations in 1976.

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Study finds cancer rate rising in millennials

March 6, 2019 | Dory Benford

A new study by the American Cancer Society finds rates of obesity-related cancers — including colorectal, endometrial, pancreatic, kidney, gallbladder and multiple myeloma — rising among young people.

Veggie packed Grilled Asparagus Tricolor Quinoa Salad (w/video)

January 31, 2019 | City of Hope

Asparagus is a powerful green veggie full of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It is also filled with vitamins A, C, E and K, and has a very low glycemic index of 15, making it a great addition to diabetic diets. This recipe is both vegetarian and vegan, and is a great side dish or main meal for any season.

Chicken Lettuce Cups recipe (w/video)

January 15, 2019 | Molly Peck

This recipe, courtesy of City of Hope Executive Chef Christian Eggerling, is made with lean protein and whole vegetables, making it perfect for cancer preventive, diabetic and heart healthy diets.

Recipes for a healthy New Year: hummus and pita chips

January 7, 2019 | Molly Peck

Hummus and pita chips are an excellent healthy alternative to traditional deep fried potato chips served with cheesy, heavy sauces and dips that are high in fat and cholesterol.

Nourishing Hope: new community garden promotes wellness

November 9, 2018 | Lora Pentoney

Finding a plot of land that can be cultivated, sewn and harvested to create a space where people can work together toward a common goal and learn healthier habits is the idea behind City of Hope’s new Garden of Hope on the Duarte campus, which is already giving back in more ways than one.

Minor diet changes can affect cancer risk, researcher finds

November 9, 2018 | City of Hope

On one hand, City of Hope's Rowan Chlebowski, M.D., Ph.D., is a medical oncologist and breast cancer expert. On the other, he’s a scientist specializing in observational studies who ranks among the most cited researchers in the world.

City of Hope nutritionists weigh in on study that says eating organic prevents cancer

October 25, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

A study published Oct. 22 in JAMA Internal Medicine found that those who frequently eat organic foods lower their overall risk of developing cancer, in particular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and postmenopausal breast cancer. City of Hope nutritionists Elaine Siu and Dhvani Bhatt weigh in.

Alcohol and cancer risk

August 7, 2018 | Molly Peck

Alcohol use has been linked to several health problems, including certain cancers. The amount of influence alcohol has over cancer risk is currently being researched and debated among researchers.

Cancer Urban Legend: Vitamins Can Lower My Cancer Risk

February 1, 2018 | Dory Benford

When it comes to cancer prevention, there are no quick fixes. Here is what you need to know before relying on vitamins and supplements for their cancer-fighting properties.

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.