A Legacy of Hope: Remembering Arti Hurria, M.D.

November 21, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

The City of Hope community was devastated by the untimely death of Arti Hurria, M.D., director of City of Hope’s Center for Cancer and Aging, but her legacy will endure.

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Symptom managers: The critical role of palliative medicine

December 7, 2018 | Dory Benford

We spoke to Purvi Patel, M.D., assistant clinical professor, Department of Supportive Care Medicine, about the role of palliative medicine in cancer care.

Can breast implants cause cancer?

November 30, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

Leslie Popplewell, M.D., discusses a recent NBC News report that highlighted the small but apparently growing risk of a rare kind of lymphoma in women who have received breast implants.

How an artist found the beauty in his cancer journey

November 30, 2018 | Dory Benford

Paul Ecke hasn't let a Stage 4 cancer diagnosis slow him down. Thanks to his doctor, Tanya Dorff, M.D., the artist has turned the pain of his diagnosis into beautiful works of art he shares with the world.

Childhood cancer survivor Nicole Schulz tackles another challenge - the side effects of treatment

November 26, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

At 14, City of Hope patient Nicole Schulz was a girl on the go, and even acute myeloid leukemia couldn’t stop her. Now she's facing a new challenge - the side effects of her lifesaving treatment.

High school baseball standout Jaylon Fong is batting 1,000 against cancer

November 26, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

When Little League pitcher Jaylon Fong was 8, he was stricken with leukemia. At 12, he was finally declared cancer-free, only to relapse months later. But for him, cancer's just another opponent to beat.

Patient beats back AML with novel therapy after unusual recurrence

November 26, 2018 | Malcolm Bedell

Fourteen years after “beating” acute myeloid leukemia, Donald Brust and his longtime oncologist, City of Hope’s Vinod A. Pullarkat, M.D., were startled to learn through routine bloodwork that his cancer was back.

A 20-year cancer survivor’s 20-mile run raises $20,000 for City of Hope

November 20, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

City of Hope patient Hester Joelson's goal was a daunting one, but it sounded so perfect — celebrate 20 cancer-free years with a 20-mile run to raise $20,000 for City of Hope.

Giving up cigarettes a huge challenge, even for lung cancer patients

November 15, 2018 | Alison Shore

Quitting smoking can seem like an impossible task, but many people, including lung cancer patient Joanne Nelson, have found support with City of Hope's Smoking Cessation Program.

Pro surfer JoJo Roper visits City of Hope pediatric patients

November 6, 2018 | Lora Pentoney

JoJo Roper, a professional big-wave surfer, recently visited City of Hope’s pediatric department as part of his campaign to bring awareness to childhood cancer.

This former football player refuses to let prostate cancer beat him

November 2, 2018 | Dory Benford

Former football player John Hardy discusses his prostate cancer diagnosis, his successful treatment at City of Hope and the need for black men, who are at higher risk of developing the disease, to see a urologist regularly and undergo PSA testing.