Colon Cancer

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Stage 4 Colon Cancer Survivor Shares Treatment Experience
Jason Randall and his wife, Tellena Jason Randall has a dream.The 40-year-old digital cartographer and Navy vet from Eudora, Kansas, hopes to build a unique retreat where cancer survivors can decompress, escape the overwhelming...
Young mother perseveres despite ‘terminal’ colorectal cancer diagnosis
Sara Alvarenga takes pride in her “remarkably calm” personality. “That’s how I operate,” she says. “I’m pretty cool, calm and collected under traumatic circumstances.”At 38, she has endured more...
Study identifies promising treatment for advanced colorectal cancer
An international Phase 3 clinical trial found that metastatic colorectal cancer patients with a rare genetic tumor mutation called KRAS G12C experienced superior progression-free survival rates compared to standard of...
City of Hope Ranks Among Nation’s Top 10 Best Hospitals for Cancer
City of Hope was recognized as the eighth “Best Hospital” for cancer in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-24 Best Hospitals: Specialty Ranking. This marks the...
U.S. News & World Report Ranks City of Hope Among Nation's Top 10 Best Hospitals for Cancer
LOS ANGELES — City of Hope, one of the largest cancer research and treatment organizations in the United States, was recognized as the eighth “Best Hospital” for cancer in the...
Young colon cancer patient faces ‘devastating’ diagnosis
Melisa Valenzuela has always been a competitor. Growing up in East Los Angeles, she sought out the toughest challenges. “Especially basketball,” she said, recalling her school days. Playing with other...
After tough diagnosis, colon cancer patient gets happy surprise
Milton Liu, a storyteller by trade, says one critical story is not being told. “We don’t get taught about dealing with cancer when we’re in school,” he says. “It’s all...
‘Where others stop, we get started’: Jeff Martin’s story
Jeff Martin just wanted someone to take him seriously. The 52-year-old logistics specialist from Ontario, California, had been seeing blood in his stool for several months. His local doctors were...
Colorectal cancer screening: The test that can save your life
Frank Salinas Frank Salinas remembers his first colonoscopy to check for colon cancer. “It was 20 years ago,” he said. He was in his mid-40s, healthy, active and fit (he does...
Novel radiation therapy zeros in on tough-to-treat cancers
City of Hope scientists have developed a remarkable new antibody with the unremarkable name M5A. It can precisely target the antigen CEA, a marker expressed by many types of...