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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5 things to know about skin cancer with Christiane Querfeld, M.D., Ph.D.

May 24, 2019 | Kevin Chesley

Skin cancer is a largely survivable and curable form of cancer. Even its most rare and aggressive form, melanoma, has a high cure rate thanks to leading-edge treatments. But it’s still important to be careful, according to City of Hope's Christiane Querfeld, M.D., Ph.D.

New FDA-approved immunotherapy targets melanoma

May 14, 2019 | Jenny Peters

Treatment of melanoma just took “a huge leap forward" with the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of three new postsurgical immunotherapy drugs for the disease.

People miss key area of face with sunscreen products, study finds

April 11, 2019 | Samantha Bonar

People commonly miss their eyelids when applying sunscreen or moisturizers containing SPF. This is of concern because this fragile area is prone to skin cancer.

Emerging tools prove effective against lymphedema

January 30, 2019 | Alison Shore

City of Hope is on a quest to minimize — and perhaps one day eradicate — lymphedema, a residual effect of cancer that produces swelling ranging from mild to uncomfortable to positively painful.

A breakthrough treatment for melanoma metastasized to the brain

September 6, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

A remarkable new study, groundwork for which was begun by City of Hope oncologist Kim Margolin, M.D., brings new hope to people with melanoma that has metastasized to the brain.

Melanoma: Do You Know What to Look For?

July 26, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

Skin cancer is the most common kind of cancer. It takes many forms, but even melanoma, the rarest and most aggressive form, has a nearly 100 percent cure rate. City of Hope's Kim Margolin, M.D., discusses melanoma diagnosis and treatment.

Bringing Leading-edge Care to the Community: Hans Schoellhammer, M.D.

June 13, 2018 | Travis Marshall

Surgical oncologist Hans Schoellhammer, M.D., has always been fascinated by the immunotherapies that help a patient’s own immune system attack cancer, and at City of Hope, he focuses his talents on treating melanoma.

Meet Kim Margolin, M.D.: Leading the fight against melanoma - and winning

May 28, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

When Kim Margolin, M.D., talks about her work, the words are packed with information and pour out with energy and passion. It’s easy to see what makes her an internationally recognized leader in the fight against melanoma.

Triple Skin Cancer Diagnoses No Match for This Patient's Infectious Optimism

May 24, 2018 | Alison Shore

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, a fitting time to prepare for the upcoming sun-soaked summer and learn more from a skin cancer survivor.