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Mathematical oncology: Solving cancer’s most baffling puzzles

July 19, 2019 | Maxine Nunes

The answers to many puzzling aspects of cancer care may be found in an area that might surprise you — math. Specifically, an exciting new front in the battle against cancer called mathematical oncology.

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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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Blood test could predict breast cancer relapse

July 8, 2019 | Zen Vuong

A special blood test may one day predict if a newly diagnosed breast cancer patient will likely relapse years later, a City of Hope study suggests.

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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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Exercise Lowers Heart Disease Risk in Breast Cancer Patients

April 23, 2019 | Letisia Marquez

After taking part in a 16-week exercise intervention, women who had early-stage breast cancer, and who were also inactive and overweight or obese, had a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to a new study in JAMA Oncology.

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Child Life Specialists Help Kids on Cancer Journey

March 21, 2019 | Samantha Bonar

City of Hope’s Child Life team provides information and support during hospitalization and outpatient treatment for infants, children, teens and their families.

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Clayton Lau

The science of second opinions: Advice from a surgeon

February 13, 2019 | City of Hope

Diagnostic errors are far from uncommon. In fact, one recent study found that they affect about 12 million people, or 1 in 20 patients, in the U.S. each year. Clayton Lau, M.D., explains the difference that second opinions can make in getting proper cancer diagnosis and care.

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