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Amy Polverini

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.

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James Shen

'The power to change a person’s life for the better': Meet James Shen, M.D.

August 6, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

James Shen, M.D., a medical oncologist at City of Hope's South Pasadena and Arcadia locations, is happy to be back home, serving the area where he grew up.

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Samuel Chung

Meet Our Doctors: Samuel Chung, M.D.

April 6, 2018 | Robin Heffler

City of Hope’s Samuel W. Chung, M.D., chose internal medicine with a focus on oncology because he sees the specialty as fostering a "unique doctor-patient relationship," and enjoys getting to know his patients.

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Meet Our Doctors: Christina Yeon, M.D.

December 18, 2017 | Travis Marshall

Christina Yeon, M.D., was just a child when she came to U.S. from Seoul, South Korea. She works as a medical oncologist/hematologist and assistant clinical professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research at City of Hope’s 25,000 square-foot South Pasadena facility, which is home to a team of medical oncologists/hematologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons and endocrinologists.

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Daughter diagnosed with breast cancer carries on father's fight - and wins

October 24, 2016 | Jay Fernandez

Women’s cancers will affect one in three women in her lifetime. One of those women is cancer survivor Linh Quan. Diagnosed with breast cancer after a routine mammogram at 40 years old, Quan went to City of Hope, where she knew from experience that she would be in good hands. Four years later, Quan is now cancer-free.

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