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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.

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New Year's Resolutions for Those with Cancer

January 4, 2018 | Bekah Wright

’Tis the season for New Year's resolutions. And while there is no penalty for skipping them altogether this year, they can serve as a motivating springboard. New Year’s resolutions are your chance to institute some healthy new habits.

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Recipe substitutions: Lighten up your holiday favorites

December 10, 2017 | Sara Lewis

To make your holiday recipes healthier, without anyone noticing, try these recipe substitutions. Also included is a healthy Egg Nog recipe from City of Hope dieticians.

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Slimmed down apple cranberry stuffing

December 1, 2017 | Sara Lewis

That “stuffed” feeling you get after a heavy holiday meal? It’s usually a sign that unhealthy overeating has occurred. To help reduce your calorie intake this holiday, here, City of Hope dietitians offer a healthier version of a classic side dish.

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Trim down your Thanksgiving trimmings

November 10, 2017 | City of Hope

While bounty is certainly a reason for gratitude this Thanksgiving, so is good health – and maintaining a healthy weight and exercising have been linked to a lower risk of cancer and diabetes. Consider a healthier alternative but delicious starter from Nathan Lyon, celebrity chef and author of “Great Food Starts Fresh.”

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Enjoying the holidays with gastric cancer

November 1, 2017 | Victoria Soudaros, Special to City of Hope

City of Hope stomach cancer patient Victoria Soudaros compiled a simple checklist helpful for holiday eating. This list of tips, good for anyone concerned about overeating, promises to keep you happily satisfied and able to avoid overeating or causing unnecessary stomach issues.

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