Treatment is tailored to the individual, with the type of disease and its severity determining the optimal course of treatment. City of Hope patients can also enroll in a clinical trial for novel, promising therapies that are not available elsewhere.
The department also provides care and conducts research for other endocrinology and metabolic disorders, including:
- Diagnosing and treating endocrine system malignancies (e.g. cancer or tumor in pituitary, thyroid, pancreatic, ovarian, testicular and neuroendocrine tissue)
- Preventing and managing hormone-related side effects that can arise from cancer treatments
- Treating sexual dysfunction due to hormonal imbalance or disorder
The department also collaborates with Harbor-UCLA to offer an endocrine fellowship to train clinicians in diagnosing, treating and researching endocrine disorders.