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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City of Hope lauded for lung, colon cancer surgery

August 12, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg

U.S. News & World Report, which recently named City of Hope the best cancer facility in the West, singled out the colon cancer surgery and lung cancer surgery divisions as “high performing.”

'It's always a great day to cure cancer!'

July 2, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg

At City of Hope since 2015, Susanne Warner, M.D., regularly draws notice and praise for her surgical skills, her research chops and especially her Texas-sized optimism.

The science of second opinions: Advice from a surgeon

February 13, 2019 | City of Hope

Diagnostic errors are far from uncommon. In fact, one recent study found that they affect about 12 million people, or 1 in 20 patients, in the U.S. each year. Clayton Lau, M.D., explains the difference that second opinions can make in getting proper cancer diagnosis and care.

Welcome to the Robotic Surgery Revolution

January 11, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg

In the three decades since robots first entered the operating room, these increasingly sophisticated machines have helped surgeons perform more than a million procedures, all over the human body.

Lumpectomy vs. Mastectomy: Making a Decision

October 3, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

Amy Polverini, M.D., surgical oncologist at City of Hope, sheds some light on all of the factors to be considered when choosing between a lumpectomy or a mastectomy.

Robotic Surgery for Complex Prostate Cancer

July 31, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

Nearly 240,000 men are diagnosed with cancer of the prostate gland every year. If it is detected early and hasn’t spread, it is survivable — especially with the use of robotic-assisted prostatectomies.

Thanh Dellinger, M.D.: New Options in the Fight Against Abdominal Cancers

July 5, 2018 | City of Hope

The peritoneum can become the avenue cancer uses to jump from one structure in the belly to another. Tumors in the peritoneum itself can be very difficult to treat, but gynecologic oncologist Thanh Dellinger, M.D., is up to the challenge.

Meet Maria de Leon, M.D.: Bringing Quality Cancer Care to Local Communities

April 13, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

What’s absent from a child’s world often forms their goals and desires as an adult. Surgeon Maria de Leon, M.D., grew up in a small town in the Philippines, and what people there desperately needed was medical care.