January 17, 2018 | Jennifer Mattson
In the summer of 2015, Mollie Warner was living a happy, active life in Rancho Cucamonga, California, with her husband. She worked out regularly at the gym, lifted weights and was even taking a kickboxing class when she started feeling fatigued.
Cancer Urban Legend: Barbeque, Teflon, Nitrates, Sugar and Artificial Sweetener Can Increase My Cancer Risk
February 1, 2018 | Dory Benford
Maintaining a healthy diet can be challenging when so many popular foods and beverages are believed to contain ingredients, additives and chemicals that can heighten cancer risk.
Now is a good time to donate blood – and help save a life
January 19, 2018 | City of Hope
Patients at City of Hope – most of whom are fighting cancer – rely on more than 37,000 units of blood and platelets each year for their survival. And every one of those units comes from people like you – family, friends and other caring individuals who want to make a difference.
5 Things You Need to Know About Cervical Cancer
January 3, 2018 | Dory Benford
In the case of cervical cancer, there is good news. Over the past 40 years, the mortality rate for cervical cancer patients has decreased by over 50 percent, thanks to the increased prevalence of the Pap test. The even better news is that in many cases, cervical cancer can be avoided altogether.
Meet Our Doctors: Christina Yeon, M.D.
December 18, 2017 | Travis Marshall
Christina Yeon, M.D., was just a child when she came to U.S. from Seoul, South Korea. She works as a medical oncologist/hematologist and assistant clinical professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research at City of Hope’s 25,000 square-foot South Pasadena facility, which is home to a team of medical oncologists/hematologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons and endocrinologists.
The Indomitable Miss Lyn: Breast Cancer Survivor
December 8, 2017 | Alison Shore
Tania Lewis had one question for City of Hope breast cancer surgeon Lesley Taylor, M.D., after her mother Lynzine LaGrone’s lumpectomy. Well, maybe it was a second question, after confirming all had gone well.
Renowned Cancer Researcher Named Physician-in-Chief of City of Hope and President of City of Hope National Medical Center
November 28, 2017 | City of Hope
Michael A. Caligiuri, M.D., a world-renowned cancer researcher, has been named president of City of Hope National Medical Center and physician-in-chief of City of Hope.
2018 Rose Parade: First pitch symbolizes new beginning for Division 1 baseball player
November 28, 2017 | Denise Heady
For the 46th year in a row, City of Hope will participate in the Tournament of Roses Parade. This year, 10 patients will welcome 2018 atop City of Hope’s Rose Parade float. Here, we meet float rider Chad Bible, a 21-year-old college student and Division 1 baseball player at San Diego State University.
2018 Rose Parade: Colon, thyroid cancer survivor: Embracing the ‘new me’
November 28, 2017 | Denise Heady
Ten patients will welcome 2018 atop City of Hope’s Rose Parade float. The float, themed "Transforming Lives with Hope," adds a deeper dimension to the parade’s theme of “Making a Difference.” Here, we meet float rider Rosemary Estrada, a mother of a teenage daughter and colon and thyroid cancer survivor.
2018 Rose Parade: Breast Cancer Is No Match for This Marathon Runner
November 27, 2017 | Dory Benford
Ten patients will welcome 2018 atop City of Hope’s Rose Parade float. Here, we meet float rider Jackie Solano, a daughter, sister and marathon runner.
Rose Parade 2018: Breast Cancer Patient Takes Charge of Her Health by Referring Herself to City of Hope
November 27, 2017 | City of Hope
For the 46th year in a row, City of Hope will participate in the Tournament of Roses Parade. This year, 10 patients will welcome 2018 atop City of Hope’s Rose Parade float. Meet float rider Nicole Allen.