Researchers Use Nanoparticles to Test Treatment for Liver Disease

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.

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Pregnant with Cancer: One Patient’s Remarkable Journey

August 15, 2018 | Alison Shore

City of Hope's I. Benjamin Paz, M.D., recognizes the unique dilemma of cancer during pregnancy because mapping the treatment course must consider two lives.

A mind-body approach to treating kidney cancer patients

August 13, 2018 | Zen Vuong

Patients with metastatic kidney cancer who have high rates of distress tend to have poorer overall survival compared to those with low distress, according to a new study by City of Hope researchers.

The Wanek Family Project to Cure Type 1 Diabetes: 18 months later

August 9, 2018 | Dory Benford

Last year, the City of Hope Wanek Family Project to Cure Type 1 Diabetes launched 16 projects across multiple disciplines, including immunology, endocrinology, cellular therapeutics, nutrition and metabolism. Now, 18 months in, we are pleased with our progress and more optimistic than ever about finding a cure.

'The power to change a person’s life for the better': Meet James Shen, M.D.

August 6, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

James Shen, M.D., a medical oncologist at City of Hope's South Pasadena and Arcadia locations, is happy to be back home, serving the area where he grew up.

New stem cell model could be key to slowing Alzheimer's disease

August 3, 2018 | Zen Vuong

City of Hope's Yanhong Shi, Ph.D., developed a stem cell model to test treatments for a rare nervous system disorder and, eventually, Alzheimer's disease.

Latest Advances in Breast Cancer Screening

August 1, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

City of Hope uses the most state-of-the-art lab techniques and imaging strategies to screen patients and, should breast cancer be found, creates personalized treatment plans. Monique White-Dominquez, D.O., specializes in breast cancer screening.

Robotic Surgery for Complex Prostate Cancer

July 31, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

Nearly 240,000 men are diagnosed with cancer of the prostate gland every year. If it is detected early and hasn’t spread, it is survivable — especially with the use of robotic-assisted prostatectomies.

What Is Metastatic Triple-negative Breast Cancer?

July 30, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

City of Hope's Yuan Yuan, M.D., Ph.D, knows that those faced with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer have a tough fight ahead of them, but she is working to make that battle more surmountable.

Targeting Cancer’s Stem Cells

July 30, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

The complex process of cell division is being studied at City of Hope by a team of stem cell biologists led by Leo David Wang, M.D., Ph.D.

Five Things Everyone Should Know About Pancreatic Cancer

July 27, 2018 | Dory Benford

Susanne Gray Warner, M.D., a surgical oncologist at City of Hope, on what you need to know regarding pancreatic cancer.