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The latest innovations in lung cancer treatment
Lung cancer is the most common type of cancer worldwide. Around 240,000 new cases will be diagnosed in the United States this year, mostly among smokers. A growing number of...
Protect yourself against the tridemic
A triple threat of COVID-19, influenza (flu) and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is hitting our communities hard. RSV rates continue to climb in Southern California, and we still are battling...
Cancer survivor faces a new hurdle: type 3 diabetes
“Hit me with whatever you’ve got, the strongest stuff you have!” So said Michael R.,* a determined 65-year-old businessman from Orange County, California, upon hearing he had pancreatic cancer. It...
Adam Rock, M.D.: Advanced medicine with a personal touch
Ask oncologist Adam Rock, M.D., why he became a physician, and the answer could be summed up in one word — people.  He joined City of Hope’s lung cancer...
Precision medicine is the answer for this problem-solving lung cancer survivor
John Ryan knows how science can be applied to solve problems. An IT systems engineer, he works from home managing projects and writing recommendations. After a busy day innovating technologies...
Pastor learns firsthand that miracles do happen
Craig Cunningham believes in miracles. And not just because of his profession. “Pastor Craig” (everybody calls him that) leads the Shadow Rock Church in La Quinta, California. He believes in...
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...
Pooja Manroa, M.D.: A valued addition to endocrinology department
Pooja Manroa, M.D., has a warm, natural charm and the reassuring confidence of a highly skilled physician. She recently joined City of Hope’s newly expanded Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology...
Music-loving oncologist joins prostate cancer team
For hematologist-oncologist Alexander Chehrazi-Raffle, M.D., the opportunity to join City of Hope and its renowned prostate cancer team has been something of a long, strange trip. When Chehrazi-Raffle was...
Advances in radiation for prostate cancer give patients new options
Steve Oakley doesn’t mince words when he describes his radiation treatment for prostate cancer.  The 72-year-old actor/writer/producer with decades of reality show credits (14 years in multiple production roles for...