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.
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.
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.
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.
Researchers Discover Breakthrough Treatment For Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma
June 7, 2018 | Maxine Nunes
A couple of years ago, Timothy Satterfield, a retired chef, noticed a tiny mole on his forehead. He was referred to City of Hope, where a breakthrough immunotherapy trial is proving to be a game changer.
Surprising Diagnosis Leads Skin Cancer Patient to City of Hope
May 29, 2018 | Robert Young
Barbara Dorfman ran a large nursery school for 25 years, helped raise five children and has enjoyed an exceptionally active lifestyle with her husband, but nothing could prepare her for the diagnosis she received four years ago.
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.
Here’s What You Need to do to Protect Your Skin Against Cancer (Infographic)
May 16, 2018 | City of Hope
Our Sun Safety Shopping List infographic offers tips on how to reduce the risk of skin cancer.