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.
Kimlin Tam Ashing, Ph.D.: The Dangerous Effects of Racism on Health
April 10, 2018 | Saundra Young
It’s not new that research has linked stress to racial discrimination. But that research is now going a step further, tying infant mortality directly to racism. City of Hope's CCARE is already working with community health leaders to address the links between racism and poor health outcomes.
The Wellness Gap: Dr. Erhunmwunsee on Ethnic Disparities in Lung Cancer
November 30, 2016 | Samantha Bonar
Despite the fact that overall rates of lung cancer have been declining in the United States for some time, disparities in incidence and outcome along racial lines still exist, particularly among the African American population. City of Hope's thoracic surgeon, Loretta Erhunmwunsee, M.D., discusses research findings.
Study: Survival period for esophageal cancer is tied to race and income
February 18, 2016 | Letisia Marquez
A person’s wealth can dramatically impact racial disparities in esophageal surgery outcomes, according to a new study led by City of Hope’s Loretta Erhunmwunsee, M.D., thoracic surgeon and assistant professor in the Division of Thoracic Surgery.