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Beating Colorectal Cancer Learning a Lesson
Mark Helak had it all figured out.   “Being the son of a doctor takes all the mystery out of the system,” he said. “I know how doctors think.”  ...
Celebrating ‘everyday heroes’ during hospital week
National Hospital Week is an opportunity to highlight hospitals, health systems and health care workers and the innovative ways they are supporting and connected to patients and the community. As...
Cancer Pain Rehabilitation Program Established to Improve Quality of Life
Not knowing what to expect with cancer treatment can be very stressful for patients. Managing pain is crucial. Medications can be prescribed, but nonpharmacological management of pain has significant value...
Prestigious Radiation Accreditation Now Includes Corona and Upland
Four years ago, City of Hope in Duarte and Arcadia became the first National Cancer Institute-recognized facilities in California to achieve accreditation from the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s (ASTRO)...
Extending access to the best cancer care to all
April is Minority Cancer Awareness Month, a time set aside to bring national attention to the deficit that exists in access to care and treatment among minority populations, and the...
White button mushrooms could be a powerful tool against breast cancer
Breast surgeon Lisa D. Yee, M.D., professor in the Division of Breast Surgery at City of Hope, has received an “Awesome Games Done Quick” funding award from the Prevent Cancer Foundation...
COVID-19 concerns again impacting cancer screenings
Emile Auguste Jr., a 64-year-old mortgage banker from Monrovia, California, has no qualms about maintaining his regular colorectal cancer screenings in the current COVID-19-altered environment.   “Concerns? Not for me!”...
$3M SPORE grant will fund study of lung cancer in blacks
City of Hope has received a lung cancer Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to address the disproportionate effects of lung cancer in...
What it means to seek care at a comprehensive cancer center
Five years ago, when Steve McGrew of Spokane, Washington, was diagnosed with prostate cancer, his physician could offer only a few options. McGrew didn’t like any of them, so he asked...
A tale of support and survival for esophageal cancer patients
At first glance, there was nothing unusual about the party of five having lunch recently at a popular cafe in Monrovia, California, down the road from City of Hope’s Duarte...