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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.   Surgeon Dan Raz, M.D., M.A.S., is City of Hope’s co-director of the Lung Cancer and Thoracic Oncology Program. He’s...
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
  CONTACT Zen Vuong 626-409-9367zvuong@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 626-409-9367zvuong@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...
Mom, son cancer survivors join Walk for Hope as ambassadors
The Seigel family knows the tumultuous emotions that come with a cancer diagnosis, as well as the courage it takes to fight the disease.   Leslie Seigel is a two-time...
The latest COVID-19 advice for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers
A year ago, we sought advice for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers on coping with the risks from the COVID-19 pandemic from Sanjeet Dadwal, M.D., chief of City of Hope's Division...