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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Could you have cancer-related PTSD?

December 27, 2018 | City of Hope

If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with cancer, it’s normal to feel stressed, overwhelmed and scared. Adjusting to a new way of life during treatment can also be incredibly difficult, and sometimes it just feels like everything is moving too fast.

From lymphoma patient to lymphoma advocate

September 5, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

With a fussy 5-month-old, Aza Khachikyan, 27, thought she was struggling with normal new-mom fatigue. Then she received a life-changing diagnosis: Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Is there a connection between chronic stress and cancer? (w/videos)

June 5, 2018 | Molly Peck

Avoiding stress is difficult, especially when coping with cancer. Learn more on the connection between cancer and chronic stress and the ways to manage it.

Changing Communities: 5 Ways to Combat Chronic Stress

April 14, 2017 | Dory Benford

We all experience stress, but its effects are perhaps most deeply felt in minority and underserved communities. We spoke to City of Hope psychologist Noe Chavez about why members of these communities are so stressed out and how that stress is affecting their overall health.

Can Stress Lead to Cancer? 5 Questions for Psychologist Noe Chavez

April 13, 2017 | Dory Benford

We all experience stress, but its effects are perhaps most deeply felt in minority and underserved communities. We spoke to City of Hope psychologist Noe Chavez about why members of these communities are so stressed out and how that stress is affecting their overall health.

‘Faces of Disparity’: A Month-long Exploration of Minority Health Issues

April 4, 2017 | Stephanie Smith

City of Hope is dedicating every day in April, National Minority Health Month, to beginning to examine important issues of disparity in health care.

Yoga helps cancer patients find relief

August 5, 2016 | Stephanie Smith

Yoga is an ancient practice – combining breath with movement – that can be a potent stress-reducer, mood enhancer and blood pressure-reducer. A City of Hope instructor offers five poses for cancer patients.