Prostate cancer advances help extend a patient's life

September 11, 2018 | Dory Benford

Johnny Lopez's research into the latest prostate cancer treatments, clinical trials, experimental therapies — anything to avoid chemotherapy, and a recommendation from a friend also battling prostate cancer, led him to Tanya Dorff, M.D., and City of Hope.

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Throat cancer survivor offers advice and inspiration to patients undergoing radiation

September 14, 2018 | Saundra Young

City of Hope throat cancer survivor Gerald Edick offers advice on how to get through cancer treatment.

What I wish I knew: Advice for newly diagnosed patients from cancer survivors

August 27, 2018 | Molly Peck

On the City of Hope Facebook page, we asked cancer survivors for advice that they would give newly diagnosed patients. Here is a summary of their best responses.

Pregnant with Cancer: One Patient’s Remarkable Journey

August 15, 2018 | Alison Shore

City of Hope's I. Benjamin Paz, M.D., recognizes the unique dilemma of cancer during pregnancy because mapping the treatment course must consider two lives.

'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.

New museum open for City of Hope patients, family and friends

July 25, 2018 | Zen Vuong

City of Hope recently opened an interactive museum for patients and their loved ones to visit, learn and reflect on more than a century of the cancer and diabetes research.

Summer Is the Time to Give Blood

July 15, 2018 | City of Hope

Summer is a notoriously difficult time for blood and platelet collections, but the need for blood and platelets never takes a holiday. Don't forget to donate today.

I. Benjamin Paz, M.D: Compassion and Commitment at Home and Abroad

June 18, 2018 | Abe Rosenberg

For several years now, City of Hope's I. Benjamin Paz, M.D., has taken his “down” time in the African nation of Tanzania, helping the Alliance for Global Clinical Training to grow the country's high-quality health care system.

Teen Cancer Survivor Holds Second Annual Basketball Fundraiser

May 22, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

When Tyler Varing was diagnosed with germ cell cancer at 15, he went to City of Hope for treatment. Now, 10 years after he was cured, Tyler is giving back by holding a basketball tournament that raises money for City of Hope’s Pediatric Cancer Fund.

‘Why Not Help?’: Meet Bone Marrow Donor Alex Kikis

May 10, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

When Alex Kikis was asked to donate his bone marrow stem cells to a cancer patient he had never met, Kikis knew instinctively he would donate. And at City of Hope’s 42nd Annual BMT Reunion, he got to meet the man he saved.

A Call to Serve: Meet Bone Marrow Donor Nick Martinez

May 10, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

Nick Martinez wants to become a physical therapist so he can help people who have been injured move again. But today, at City of Hope’s 42nd Annual BMT Reunion, he realized that he has already given a 15-year-old cancer survivor the ability to walk again – and a second chance at life.