Breakthroughs Blog Old
City of Hope has so many breakthroughs in cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS - and so many stories - that we've tailored our blog, Breakthroughs, to provide something for every reader. Whether the breakthroughs are about medical research, treatment advances or personal triumphs, they're all connected.
Chicken Lettuce Cups recipe (w/video)
January 15, 2019 | Molly Peck
This recipe, courtesy of City of Hope Executive Chef Christian Eggerling, is made with lean protein and whole vegetables, making it perfect for cancer preventive, diabetic and heart healthy diets.
The Diet Dilemma
March 20, 2018 | Dory Benford
Strong evidence supporting the DASH diet's effectiveness has made it popular in hospitals all over the country, including City of Hope, where dietitians create nutrition plans for patients based on this way of eating.
10 Healthy Food Tips for Life After Cancer
January 3, 2018 | Dory Benford
Patients undergoing cancer treatment are encouraged to eat enough food to maintain their weight - even if they’re overweight. But once treatment ends, the goal becomes getting as lean as possible without being underweight. We spoke to City of Hope dietitian Elaine Siu, who gave us her top 10 recommendations for leading a healthier lifestyle after cancer treatment.
Healthy Eating Tips for Cancer Patients
December 19, 2017 | Dory Benford
Cancer treatments like chemotherapy and radiation do a great job of killing cancer cells, but what happens when they also kill your appetite? Here are City of Hope dietitian Elaine Siu’s nutrition tips for the most common treatment side effects that patients experience.