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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

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.

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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.

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Tips on returning to wellness - good foods

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.

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Nutrition for Cancer Patients

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.

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