Cancer Screening

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The right lung cancer treatment at the right time
In fall 2021, Cece Nudelman had a routine visit with a new primary care doctor. “And it just came up that I had the cough — a smoker’s cough. People...
A lung cancer wake-up call
It was August 2021, and Devonne Swift’s cough had persisted for two weeks. She was 53, a mom and a never-smoker. For over 30 years, she’d worked at the American...
City of Hope’s smoking cessation program, targeted screening aim to thwart lung cancer
For years, the health risks of smoking have been well documented. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States, and cigarette smoking is linked to...
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!”...
Combining three powerful tools in effort to detect cancer early
There’s a certain urgency to his voice and demeanor.The urgency comes from a personal place. The clock is ticking.“I have a strong family history of cancer,” he explained...
Lorena Gonzalez, M.D.: When the surgeon is the patient
Lorena Gonzalez, M.D., one of City of Hope’s newest breast cancer surgeons, has a unique way of reassuring fearful patients.   Basically, she points to herself.   Lorena Gonzalez, M.D...
City of Hope researcher advises doctors against overreliance on a popular liquid biopsy used to screen for colorectal cancer recurrence
 CONTACTZen Vuong626-409-9367zvuong@coh.org Data shows standard-of-care CT scan plus CEA blood draw test should be continued for patients who have had colorectal tumors surgically removed ...
Dra. Lorena Gonzalez: Una doctora que fue paciente
La Dra. Lorena Gonzalez, una de las cirujanas especialistas en cáncer de seno más nuevas de City of Hope, tiene una forma especial de calmar a las pacientes que tienen...
City of Hope scientists develop a novel, noninvasive liquid biopsy test for identification of lymph node metastasis in early-stage T1 colorectal cancer
CONTACT Zen Vuong 626-409-9367 zvuong@coh.org   This new, blood-based test successfully identifies individuals with lymph node metastasis associated with high-risk T1 colorectal cancer and potentially could help people with non-high-risk...
I Assumed My Breast Cancer Risk Was Average … I Was Wrong
I’d always assumed my breast cancer risk was average and, weighing the risks and recommendations, had decided to wait until age 50 for my first mammogram. My paternal grandmother had...