A Promise Fulfilled in Orange County

Patients across the region gain increased access to advanced cancer care When City of Hope unveiled its bold vision to bring its lifesaving care and pioneering research to Orange County, it was in response to a pressing need in the community. Nearly 20% of patients with cancer left the region for advanced care, which created […]

Bare Bunny Aesthetics

Alysse Valiante Baring Your Best Self at Surf’s City’s Premier Wellness Spa The work and sacrifice that goes into being a mother is invaluable; but often when we look in the mirror the meter at which we measure falls short. Motherhood begins a journey that is unlike any other. From the tiny miracle of life […]


INTERSTIM® 2ND GENERATION BLADDER CONTROL DEVICE CAN HELP! By Robert Pugach, MD & Evans Tran, PA Bladder control problems should NEVER be considered a normal part of aging. Oftentimes, we cover up OAB symptoms and use expensive pads or diapers during the day. If you have tried treatments including limiting fluids, physical therapy exercises, bladder […]

Next Generation Bladder Control Solutions for Women

Did you know that more than 50 million Americans are affected by symptoms of bladder control? In fact, it is one of the most common health issues that women face. While many people may think that the condition only affects older wo­men, the truth is that women of all ages may have symptoms related to […]

The UroLift® System… New Office Based Treatment Option to Treat BPH.

BPH, also known as an enlarged prostate, is a common condition that affects over 40 million men in the United States. Many mistakenly believe that BPH only affects older men, but men in their 40’s and 50’s may suffer with symptoms of BPH. BPH places pressure on the urethra and prevents the bladder from functioning […]

City of Hope Launches Leading-Edge Screenings and Programs to Counter Lung Cancer

Finding lung cancer at its earliest stage and having access to highly specialized cancer care experts gives Orange County patients their best shot for survival Delivering on its promise to bring lifesaving cancer care to Orange County, City of Hope is launching early detection and prevention programs to fight lung cancer –the second most common […]

Women’s Perspectives and Behavior on Bladder Control Problems – Are you ‘Coping’ with Symptoms?

Bladder control problems are one of the most common health concerns for women. More than 50 million American women experience one or more bladder control symptoms like frequency, urgency, stress or urge urinary incontinence and nocturia (nighttime urination), yet they often are too embarrassed to inquire about treatment or are unaware of possible bladder control […]

City of Hope Orange County and Newport Beach Businesses Share Hope for a Cancer-Free OC

City of Hope Orange County rallied community leaders to raise their voices during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Elected officials, business leaders across the automotive, hospitality and other industries, cancer survivors, and more participated in a city-wide compilation of videos with a unifying theme everyone can agree upon – imagining a cancer-free Orange County and a […]


FOUR FACTS TO PREVENT ADVANCED PROSTATE CANCER This month is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. As always, I remind men that it is time to schedule their annual prostate cancer screening exam. Please keep reading to learn why it is important to detect prostate cancer early and why it is a myth that prostate cancer is […]

Is Your Family Complete? His and Her Options…Which is Best?

There are two general classes of birth control: reversible and permanent. The principal permanent birth control method for women is called tubal ligation or a “tubal.” Permanent birth control for men is called a vasectomy. For many couples, the discussion on which partner will get “fixed” primarily revolves around the woman undergoing a tubal ligation. […]