‘I Thought I Had This Thing Beat’: A Story of Relapse and Recovery

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.

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Reflections on Coordinated Care: Meet Russell Gray, M.D.

February 16, 2018 | Deborah Stambler

As with so many other physicians, Russell Gray, M.D., decided to pursue a career in medicine when a science class in high school sparked his curiosity. Since then, he has devoted his career to anesthesiology, and cardiac anesthesiology in particular.

Hannah’s Story: From City of Hope Patient to City of Hope Nurse

February 15, 2018 | Alison Shore

We all know stories about people carving out careers based on an inspirational event or person. The professional athlete who admired an Olympian. For Hannah Komai, a registered nurse in pediatric hematology/oncology at City of Hope, inspiration came by way of another pediatric oncology nurse, Molly Lambert.

Yuman Fong, M.D.: Global Physician

February 14, 2018 | Abe Rosenberg

From Cuba to Calcutta, across Asia, throughout Europe and North and South America, City of Hope's Yuman Fong, M.D's go-anywhere philosophy has taken him everywhere. Some visits last only a few hours. But each carries a specific purpose.

Life-changing New Options in Breast Reconstruction

February 13, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

Plastic surgeon Sharon Clancy, M.D., is dramatically changing the experience of breast cancer patients with two innovative new breast reconstruction procedures.

Kimlin Tam Ashing, Ph.D.: Addressing the Unique Challenges of Minority Cancer Patients

February 12, 2018 | City of Hope

Cancer continues to have a widespread impact on our families, friends and communities. City of Hope's Kimlin Tam Ashing, Ph.D., shares her insights on health disparities among minority populations and how best to overcome barriers to better care.

‘What Can I Do?’: Meet Young Innovator Jessica Clague DeHart

February 7, 2018 | Jennifer Mattson

From a young age, Jessica Clague DeHart, Ph.D., M.P.H., knew she would be working in cancer research.

Former City of Hope Patient Inspires Others Facing Childhood Cancer

February 6, 2018 | Robin Heffler

It’s been more than 25 years, but the Tadros family still remembers the anxiety of learning that then 3-year-old Bishoy had acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common type of childhood cancer. But they also remember the hope they mustered from within and from the medical care he received thousands of miles away.

5 Things to Know About Skin Cancer

February 5, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed malignancy. Most forms are not life-threatening, except for the rarest form, melanoma. However, even this most aggressive form of skin cancer has a high cure rate, thanks to new leading-edge treatments.

Cancer 101: What Is a Pathologist?

February 1, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

Pathologists are the doctors responsible for giving the final diagnosis for all cancer patients. City of Hope's Sophia Apple, M.D., M.S., explains how the latest imaging and diagnostic techniques help pathologists make diagnoses with the precision that this vital job demands.

What to Know About Robotic Surgery for Gynecologic Cancers

January 31, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

One of the ways that City of Hope is innovating in the treatment of gynecologic cancers is through robotic surgery — and that's good news.

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