March 20, 2018 | Dory Benford
Strong evidence supporting the DASH diet's effectiveness has made it popular in hospitals all over the country, including City of Hope, where dietitians create nutrition plans for patients based on this way of eating.
Every Man Under 55 Needs to Get These Tests Done
February 26, 2018 | Dory Benford
We spoke to Cary Presant, M.D., in the Department of Medical Oncology & Theraputics Research, at City of Hope, about the five tests every man age 55 and under needs to take, whether experiencing specific symptoms or not.
Cancer Urban Legend: Vitamins Can Lower My Cancer Risk
February 1, 2018 | Dory Benford
When it comes to cancer prevention, there are no quick fixes. Here is what you need to know before relying on vitamins and supplements for their cancer-fighting properties.
6 Skin-protection Tips for the Chilly Months
January 16, 2018 | Josh Jenisch
You know sunscreen is a must when you hit the beach. But during the cooler days of winter, it’s easy to let your skin-protection habits slip. Here are six things to remember to keep your skin healthy and happy this winter.
Wellness Tip: Eat Superfoods to Fight Cancer
December 27, 2017 | Stephanie Smith
City of Hope's Wellness Wednesday is your source for healthy living tips designed to steer you toward a longer, healthier, more whole life. This week's tip includes a recipe with mushrooms, an ingredient that may also fight cancer.
Does alcohol really cause cancer?
December 14, 2017 | City of Hope
City of Hope comments on a study that has found “strong evidence” that alcohol causes seven types of cancer - oropharynx, larynx, esophagus, liver, colon, rectum and breast cancer - and “probably others” such as pancreas, prostate and skin cancer.
Cancer Urban Legend: Extreme Diets Can Lower My Cancer Risk
December 6, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
People have a lot of ideas these days about what might help prevent cancer: alkaline water, going vegan, a ketogenic diet – even fasting. But none of these dieting trends are likely to have much of an effect on cancer risk, according to City of Hope dieticians.