April 24, 2019 | Michael Easterling and Samantha Bonar
City of Hope’s bone marrow transplant program recently performed the procedure on its 15,000th patient, a remarkable milestone considering that the initiative started with just two physicians, three beds and guarded expectations in 1976.
Heated Chemotherapy Can Tackle Tough Peritoneal Cancers
October 3, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
Cancers that affect or metastasize to the peritoneal cavity (the abdominal area that contains organs such as the stomach and liver) can be difficult to treat. Heated intraoperative peritoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) can help.
Uterine cancer: How to spot the signs and reduce your risk
August 17, 2017 | Katie Neith
Here's a bit of good news: When it’s caught early, treatments for uterine/endometrial cancer tend to be very successful. Read on to learn how to reduce your risk and spot the warning signs.
Robotic surgery is less invasive for gynecologic cancer
August 4, 2017 | City of Hope
More than 107,470 women in the United States are diagnosed with gynecologic cancers each year. However, thanks to developments in technology, many of these cancers can now be treated with robotic surgery.
City of Hope's Ernest Han, M.D., on Gwen Ifill's Death From Endometrial Cancer
November 18, 2016 | Samantha Bonar
For unknown reasons, endometrial cancer tends to be more aggressive in African American women, who also generally have worse outcomes, according to Ernest Han, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor and surgeon in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at City of Hope.
20th Annual Walk for Hope raises funds for cancer treatments to benefit women everywhere
July 19, 2016 | Denise Heady
For 20 years, thousands of cancer survivors, patients, families and friends have participated in City of Hope’s annual Walk for Hope to not only raise money and awareness for women’s cancers, but to support and honor all those who have fought - or even will fight - women's cancers. Register today.