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Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D.: Pediatric Neurosurgery Humanitarian Missions
March 13, 2018 | Denise Heady
Fourteen years ago, neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., began to travel to underserved countries to perform brain surgeries on disadvantaged children.
Four symptoms not to ignore if you’ve had cancer
January 23, 2018 | Denise Heady
Neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial says some symptoms should never be ignored by former cancer patients. More and more people are surviving cancer, thanks to advanced cancer treatments and screening tools.
MEET OUR DOCTORS: Behnam Badie on why ‘being a neurosurgeon is not enough’
November 2, 2017 | Denise Heady
Driven in part by the plight of his patients and his father, chief of neurosurgery Behnam Badie, M.D., spends nearly as much time in the laboratory as he does in the operating room. He wants to help not just today's patients, but tomorrow's.
Inside CAR T Cell Glioblastoma Surgery
January 4, 2017 | Stephanie Smith
Sketches of a brain surgery performed on B., one of several patients in a breakthrough clinical trial for brain cancer at City of Hope. Early results of the trial — describing promising results using CAR T cells for a 50-year-old patient with an aggressive brain cancer called glioblastoma multiforme — were published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Working to make the world a better place: One graduate's story
June 1, 2016 | Denise Heady
While Cecilia Choy has always had a love for science, she never envisioned herself entering the field of research. This month, Choy will receive a Doctor of Philosophy degree at the Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences' 18th commencement ceremony.
New findings suggest beta-blockers could slow or stop cancer growth
April 25, 2016 | Denise Heady
Chronic stress has long been linked to increasing cancer risk, and recent studies show that stress hormones play a direct role in supporting cancer growth. In a hopeful development, researchers at City of Hope have found that beta-blockers, a common medication used to treat high blood pressure, may be one answer to stopping cancer growth from stress — particularly brain metastases caused from breast cancer.
Cancer Insights: 3 takeaways from Jimmy Carter’s cancer journey
February 9, 2016 | Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D.
Neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor in the Division of Neurosurgery, at City of Hope, shares what cancer patients can takeaway from President Carter’s cancer journey.
Hope for the future of science and medicine
February 29, 2012 | City of Hope
Highlights on CIRM Bridges to Stem Cell Research Trainees: Michael Silva, Megan Gilchrist and Kenna Schnarr Michael Silva Master of Science Candidate California State University, Channel Islands For me, hope has become a way of life.