Australian patient travels 9,000 miles for a cure

March 7, 2019 | Michael Easterling

Australian lobster fisherman David Thompson traveled 9,000 miles for treatment at City of Hope after being diagnosed with Stage 4 oropharyngeal cancer. Given just six weeks to live, he is thriving more than a year after participating in an immunotherapy clinical trial.

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Clinical social workers and the science of caring

April 17, 2019 | Bob Young

Clinical social workers identify sources of distress and teach coping skills to manage the challenges that come with treatment. They also connect patients to community resources for mental health services, as well as financial and transportation assistance.

City of Hope to participate in NCI-MATCH clinical trial

April 5, 2019 | City of Hope

City of Hope’s Clinical Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory (CMDL) is participating as a CLIA-Certified/Accredited laboratory in the NCI-Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice (NCI-MATCH or EAY131) precision medicine trial.

Def Leppard guitarist defies cancer diagnosis

March 29, 2019 | Samantha Bonar

Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2013. After chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant failed, immunotherapy has kept his cancer at bay for the last four years.

Child Life Specialists Help Kids on Cancer Journey

March 21, 2019 | Samantha Bonar

City of Hope’s Child Life team provides information and support during hospitalization and outpatient treatment for infants, children, teens and their families.

Pediatric oncologist uncovers young girl's rare bone disorder

March 15, 2019 | Jenny Peters

It took years before Lauren Lugo found her way to City of Hope and discovered she was suffering from a rare and painful bone disorder called hemangiomatosis.

Australian patient travels 9,000 miles for a cure

March 7, 2019 | Michael Easterling

Australian lobster fisherman David Thompson traveled 9,000 miles for treatment at City of Hope after being diagnosed with Stage 4 oropharyngeal cancer. Given just six weeks to live, he is thriving more than a year after participating in an immunotherapy clinical trial.

Five things everyone should know about pancreatic cancer

March 7, 2019 | Dory Benford

Longtime "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek was diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Susanne Gray Warner, M.D., a surgical oncologist at City of Hope, tells us what you need to know regarding the disease, which is the third-leading cause of cancer death.

‘Watch-and-wait’ approach for low-risk prostate cancer not without dangers

March 7, 2019 | Malcolm Bedell

Men diagnosed with “low-risk” prostate cancer are increasingly refusing more aggressive treatment in favor of a watch-and-wait approach. However, determining which patients truly fall into the “low-risk” category can prove more complicated than some tests would make it seem.

First Cancer Linked to Gluteal Implants Described

March 4, 2019 | Samantha Bonar

In the first reported case of its kind, gluteal implants have been linked to a rare form of cancer that ultimately led to a woman’s death.

Finding better treatments for devastating rare diseases

February 27, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg

City of Hope has long been renowned for its expertise in treating cancer and diabetes. But specialists here also are tackling lesser-known but equally devastating diseases that may or may not have an oncologic component.