September 11, 2018 | Dory Benford
Johnny Lopez's research into the latest prostate cancer treatments, clinical trials, experimental therapies — anything to avoid chemotherapy, and a recommendation from a friend also battling prostate cancer, led him to Tanya Dorff, M.D., and City of Hope.
Groundbreaking $2 million study will focus on family caregivers
October 15, 2018 | Maxine Nunes
City of Hope researchers have just received a $2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study a crucial but rarely examined aspect of patient care and quality of life — the family caregiver.
A triple-negative breast cancer trial has its first success story
October 12, 2018 | Maxine Nunes
Linda Collins's outlook was bleak, thanks to her triple-negative breast cancer diagnosis, until City of Hope oncologist Yuan Yuan, M.D., Ph.D. helped develop a revolutionary new trial to help her.
City of Hope scientist weighs in on aspirin's role in cancer prevention
October 5, 2018 | Letisia Marquez
The Journal of the American Medical Association Oncology invited City of Hope’s Victoria Seewaldt, M.D., to provide her expert commentary on two studies published today about ovarian and hepatocellular cancer prevention.
Big data for better results: the power and the promise of precision medicine
September 26, 2018 | Sam Lazaryev
Jeff Trent, Ph.D., TGen president and research director, discusses the promise of precision medicine and his company’s exciting initiative with City of Hope.
CAR T researcher Saul Priceman wants to teach your body to fight cancer
September 13, 2018 | Letisia Marquez
Since 2013, City of Hope researcher Saul Priceman, Ph.D., and his team have developed one of most comprehensive CAR T programs in the nation.
New Briskin Center for Clinical Research opens at City of Hope
September 7, 2018 | Michael Easterling
By moving all of the clinical research services and staff to one place, we are enabling many of our patients to complete all of their clinical trial appointments in a single visit at a single location. The Briskin Center includes infusion areas, nursing stations, exam and procedure rooms, onsite pharmacy and lab services, a dedicated registration site and outdoor seating for patients and their families.
A breakthrough treatment for melanoma metastasized to the brain
September 6, 2018 | Maxine Nunes
A remarkable new study, groundwork for which was begun by City of Hope oncologist Kim Margolin, M.D., brings new hope to people with melanoma that has metastasized to the brain.
The big chill: New breast cancer treatment freezes tumors
August 16, 2018 | Michael Easterling
The first patient at City of Hope has successfully undergone FROST therapy, during which her breast tumor was frozen using liquid nitrogen.
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.