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Sumanta K. Pal, M.D. and Frank di Bella

City of Hope’s expansion to Orange County is personal for this cancer survivor

February 4, 2019 | City of Hope

Bringing City of Hope cancer services closer to Orange County residents is work that is personal to Frank DiBella, a 73-year-old Newport Beach, California, resident and bladder cancer survivor.

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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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Sumanta Kumar Pal

City of Hope Researchers Publish First Report on a Protein Inhibitor for Advanced Bladder Cancer

June 8, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

Advanced bladder cancer is particularly difficult to treat. The five-year survival rate for Stage 4 bladder cancer is only about 15 percent. Now, City of Hope researchers have discovered a that a novel drug blocks a key protein that drives the disease.

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Diana Londono

Dignity Matters: Meet Surgical Urologist Diana Londoño, M.D.

December 13, 2017 | Abe Rosenberg

Diana Londoño, M.D., one of City of Hope's newest surgical urologists, is a powerhouse — caring, intelligent and perceptive.

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7 Things You Need to Know About Men's Cancers (Infographic)

June 19, 2017 | City of Hope

About 40 percent of men will receive a cancer diagnosis at some point in their lives. That’s a sobering statistic, and one that we highlight every June during Men’s Health Month. With that in mind, here is our infographic with everything men need to know about cancer.

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Breakthrough Imaging Technique Aids in Diagnosis and Treatment of Bladder Cancer

May 18, 2017 | Katie Neith

Using a simple but unique approach to image bladder cancer cells called Cysview, physicians at City of Hope are getting a better look at tumors and other abnormalities within the organ.

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Everything You Need to Know About Bladder Cancer (Infographic)

May 17, 2017 | City of Hope

Though the rate of new bladder cancer diagnoses in men and women have been dropping slightly in recent years, it’s still important to arm yourself with the facts. And so, in honor of Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, here’s everything you need to know about the disease.

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Mary Soto

Bladder cancer patient grateful for ‘new normal’ after surgery

March 31, 2017 | Veronique de Turenne

Mary Soto was looking forward to her trip to Maui, where she would celebrate her 60th birthday with her daughter. But a visit with a urologist revealed that Soto had a sizable tumor in her bladder. A biopsy performed a few weeks later confirmed her fears – she had bladder cancer. Read her inspiring story.

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Breakthroughs in cancer research to be presented at ASCO

June 1, 2016 | Denise Heady

Members of City of Hope’s medical oncology team are part of a core group of medical professionals trying to find more ways to treat and eradicate cancer. At the 2016 ASCO meeting, they will share findings about a number of cancers and treatment approaches, including assessments of potential new therapies and comparisons of current therapies.

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