June 25, 2018 | Katie Neith
In an effort to improve options for those with liver cancer, a group of researchers have identified a way of potentially treating a broad range of liver diseases and perhaps even other types of cancer.
Lucy’s Story: Immunotherapy Trial Gives Lymphoma Patient New Hope
July 19, 2018 | Dory Benford
After many complications, City of Hope lymphoma patient Lucy found renewed hope after an immunotherapy clinical trial.
City of Hope's Stephen J. Forman Joins Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy
July 16, 2018 | Letisia Marquez
City of Hope’s CAR T research and treatment team is now an official member of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy.
‘This Is a Curable Cancer’: New Treatment Options for Sarcoma
July 9, 2018 | Kevin Chesley
Sarcoma affects the connective tissues of the body. These are uncommon cancers, but City of Hope’s Brooke Crawford, M.D, knows the options available for her patients facing all of these varied sarcomas.
Dealing with Anxiety and Depression During Cancer Treatment
July 9, 2018 | Kevin Chesley
City of Hope’s emotional safety net keeps spirits up and hope alive with compassionate care and personal communication.
Thanh Dellinger, M.D.: New Options in the Fight Against Abdominal Cancers
July 5, 2018 | City of Hope
The peritoneum can become the avenue cancer uses to jump from one structure in the belly to another. Tumors in the peritoneum itself can be very difficult to treat, but gynecologic oncologist Thanh Dellinger, M.D., is up to the challenge.
Groundbreaking Heated Chemotherapy Treatment Gives Patient Renewed Hope
June 28, 2018 | Wayne Lewis
Suffering from abdominal pain that had grown severe over the course of a few days, Christopher Haskell visited his physician, a visit that ended up resulting in the discovery of a tumor growing in his appendix and colon. His City of Hope physician recommended an approach called HIPEC, short for “hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy.”
New handheld heart monitor is a breakthrough for childhood cancer survivors
June 22, 2018 | Maxine Nunes
A new electronic monitor called Vivio, developed by Caltech with City of Hope, promises to make cardiac screening easier and more accessible for cancer patients and physicians.
The Gold Standard: City of Hope’s Pediatric Musculoskeletal Tumor Program
June 16, 2018 | Travis Marshall
Pediatric musculoskeletal tumors and sarcomas are so rare and diverse that it’s almost impossible for a single physician to effectively treat them. But City of Hope is uniquely equipped to provide rapid and comprehensive treatment for these highly aggressive cancers.
Bladder Cancer Survivor’s Quick Recovery Surprises Even His Doctor
June 15, 2018 | Samantha Bonar
David Gabbay, 62, was fit and active, a frequent hiker in Joshua Tree, when on Thanksgiving nearly two years ago his world changed as painfully and suddenly as a rattlesnake bite.