City of Hope Reveals Vision for World-Class Cancer Care in Orange County

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.

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What You Should Know About Inherited Breast Cancer

October 25, 2017 | Abe Rosenberg

When Ming was first diagnosed with breast cancer, she knew she'd need surgery. But at her doctor's urging she also took an additional step, scheduling a session with a City of Hope genetic counselor.

Genetic Tests Showing Small Cancer Risk Do Not Change Behavior

December 13, 2016 | Katie Neith

Swabbing the inside of your mouth and sending a saliva sample through the mail for analysis is one of the easiest and least invasive ways to test for a multitude of health risks. But a new study by City of Hope researcher Stacy Gray, M.D., reveals that at-home genetic tests don’t change behavior, even when they reveal an elevated risk of cancer.

Genetic Tests Showing Small Cancer Risk Do Not Change Behavior

December 13, 2016 | Katie Neith

Swabbing the inside of your mouth and sending a saliva sample through the mail for analysis is one of the easiest and least invasive ways to test for a multitude of health risks. But a new study by City of Hope researcher Stacy Gray, M.D., reveals that at-home genetic tests don’t change behavior, even when they reveal an elevated risk of cancer.

Study: Increased genetic testing in young breast cancer patients

February 16, 2016 | Valerie Howard

More young breast cancer patients are relying on genetic testing to make informed surgical decisions. According to a new study, published online in JAMA Oncology, nearly all women under 40 years old surveyed in 2013, had undergone BRCA testing within a year of a breast cancer diagnosis, with the vast majority of those who tested positive opting for a double-mastectomy.

Is genetic testing for cancer risk right for you? What you need to know

January 28, 2016 | Travis Marshall

Cancer researchers, like those at City of Hope, have come to understand that mutations in certain genes can mean a higher likelihood of getting certain types of cancer. That’s why genetic testing to identify these mutations has become an important tool in figuring out people’s risk of getting cancer in their lifetimes.