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From ‘wilderness’ to ‘paradise’: A Grammy winner's cancer journey

July 9, 2019 | Malcolm Bedell

When prostate cancer comes calling, it doesn’t count how many Grammys you have sitting on your shelf. Prostate cancer will impact about 1 in 9 men in their lifetimes, and in 2018, it came calling for Kuk Harrell.

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From Oranges, a Powerful Potential Cancer Fighter

June 13, 2019 | Wayne Lewis

Sharad Singhal, Ph.D., research professor in the Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research, leads investigations focusing on a small molecule that is abundant in the pith of citrus fruit.

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'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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'This Is My Calling': Meet Swapnil Rajurkar, M.D.

March 29, 2018 | Travis Marshall

Swapnil Rajurkar, M.D., says his decision to become a doctor grew out of a lifelong interest in helping and caring for the people around him.

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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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'The Power to Change': Meet Misagh Karimi, M.D.

August 15, 2017 | Travis Marshall

At City of Hope, Misagh Karimi, M.D.’s passion for working with patients has developed into a dedication and focus on patient education.

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Displaying Lab Test Costs in Electronic Health Records Doesn’t Change Physician Behavior

April 21, 2017 | Letisia Marquez

A study aimed at determining whether hospitals could reduce ordering of unnecessary lab tests by displaying Medicare fees determined that price transparency does not appear to impact test orders. City of Hope’s Mina Sedrak led the study.

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