Prostate cancer advances help extend a patient's life

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.

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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.

Lumpectomy vs. Mastectomy: Making a Decision

October 3, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

Amy Polverini, M.D., surgical oncologist at City of Hope, sheds some light on all of the factors to be considered when choosing between a lumpectomy or a mastectomy.

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.