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.
Study finds most aren't upset by learning genetic test results
September 10, 2019 | Letisia Marquez
A National Institutes of Health-funded study led by City of Hope’s Stacy Gray, M.D., examined a person’s emotional state before they received test results and after. Researchers found that anxiety and depression did not increase significantly following genetic test result disclosure.
Five things everyone should know about pancreatic cancer
March 7, 2019 | Dory Benford
Longtime "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek was diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Susanne Gray Warner, M.D., a surgical oncologist at City of Hope, tells us what you need to know regarding the disease, which is the third-leading cause of cancer death.
What home DNA kits can (and can't) tell you about cancer risk
February 6, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg
If you've thought about trying one of those home DNA kits, think before you spit. Even the most elaborate home test only scratches the surface.
Crime fighters fight breast cancer with the Pink Patch Project
October 11, 2018 | Maxine Nunes
San Bernardino District Attorney Child Abduction Unit investigative tech and City of Hope breast cancer survivor Michelle Faxon and her law enforcement colleagues are involved with the Pink Patch Project to raise funds for breast cancer research.
Cancer Urban Legend: Cancer Runs in My Family, I Can’t Reduce My Risk
February 13, 2018 | Abe Rosenberg
As knowledge of cancer's genetic nature expands, so do the treatment options. Learn more from Thomas Slavin, M.D., clinical geneticist at City of Hope.
Breast Cancer Screenings: What You Should Know
August 11, 2017 | City of Hope
What should you know about breast cancer screening? Whatever your risk level, it’s important to know your options so you can spot abnormalities early and treat them properly. City of Hope's Monique White-Dominguez, D.O., discusses the current options and recommendations.
Men and Breast Cancer: Should You Be Tested?
July 25, 2017 | City of Hope
What many people don’t realize is that men, too, can experience breast cancer. Though much rarer in men than in women, about 2,470 new cases of male breast cancer will be diagnosed in 2017, according to the American Cancer Society.
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.