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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This former football player refuses to let prostate cancer beat him

November 2, 2018 | Dory Benford

Former football player John Hardy discusses his prostate cancer diagnosis, his successful treatment at City of Hope and the need for black men, who are at higher risk of developing the disease, to see a urologist regularly and undergo PSA testing.

NoShaver campaign seeks to raise funds for prostate cancer research and treatment

November 1, 2018 | Molly Peck

Hugo Godinez, a sergeant for the Los Angeles School Police Department, jumped at the chance to participate in NoShaver, a fundraising campaign to support finding a cure of prostate cancer, in partnership with City of Hope.

City of Hope nutritionists weigh in on study that says eating organic prevents cancer

October 25, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

A study published Oct. 22 in JAMA Internal Medicine found that those who frequently eat organic foods lower their overall risk of developing cancer, in particular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and postmenopausal breast cancer. City of Hope nutritionists Elaine Siu and Dhvani Bhatt weigh in.

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.

New Briskin Center for Clinical Research opens at City of Hope

September 7, 2018 | Michael Easterling

By moving all of the clinical research services and staff to one place, we are enabling many of our patients to complete all of their clinical trial appointments in a single visit at a single location. The Briskin Center includes infusion areas, nursing stations, exam and procedure rooms, onsite pharmacy and lab services, a dedicated registration site and outdoor seating for patients and their families.

Cancer and Diabetes: More Connections Than You Think

July 4, 2018 | Abe Rosenberg

Many people struggle with both diabetes and cancer at the same time — none of this is random or coincidental. Rather, it's clear that, from biology to risk factors to treatment options, cancer and diabetes are intimately related in many ways.

What Trees Can Teach Us About Life, Love and Loss

May 1, 2018 | Rev. Dr. Terry L. Irish, D. Min., BCC

What trees can teach us about life, love and loss from City of Hope chaplain, Rev. Dr. Terry L. Irish, D. Min., BCC.

First FDA-approved CAR T Therapy for Some Types of ALL to Be Offered at City of Hope

April 13, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

City of Hope recently announced that it is a certified treatment center to administer tisagenlecleucel CAR T cell therapy – the first CAR T cell therapy approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration – to patients.

‘Poverty is a Carcinogen’: The Link Between Environment and Cancer

April 11, 2018 | Josh Jenisch

The environment is full of all sorts of unpleasant things that can make you sick – bacteria, viruses, chemicals and even radiation. But exposure is higher for poor communities. And environment – be it social or physical – plays a critical role in the health of an individual and community.

Cancer Urban Legend: Cancer Runs in My Family, I Can’t Reduce My Risk

February 13, 2018 | Abe Rosenberg

As knowledge of cancer's genetic nature expands, so do the treatment options. Learn more from Thomas Slavin, M.D., clinical geneticist at City of Hope.