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City of Hope has a long track record of research breakthroughs. Our findings have helped people all over the world. Carrying on that legacy of scientific excellence is what makes our jobs so challenging as well as rewarding.

Portable puppy love: Healing and hope in canine company

August 24, 2016 | Denise Heady

City of Hope’s Pet Therapy program was created to help minimize the impact of illness, manage its symptoms, and deepen the meaning of life for patients and their loved ones.

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Wellness Wednesday Tip: Eat Superfoods to Fight Cancer

August 17, 2016 | Stephanie Smith

City of Hope's Wellness Wednesday is your source for healthy living tips designed to steer you toward a longer, healthier, more whole life. This week's tip includes a recipe with mushrooms, an ingredient that may also fight cancer.

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Teen cancer survivor and adopted family featured on Good Morning America

August 16, 2016 | Letisia Marquez

ABC’s Good Morning America featured City of Hope psychologist Jeanelle Folbrecht, Ph.D., and her family on its “Ultimate Heroes” segment today.

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When Hodgkin Lymphoma returns, a new drug may offer hope

August 16, 2016 | Letisia Marquez

Patients whose Hodgkin lymphoma has returned after a stem cell transplant have few treatment options available but a new drug tested at City of Hope may change that. ABC-7 in Los Angeles featured research by Robert Chen, M.D., on the use of the new medication – brentuximab vedotin (BV) – by these patients.

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Local groups win big by creating a healthier community

August 15, 2016 | Letisia Marquez

Healthy Living Grants demonstrate City of Hope’s commitment to creating healthier communities by supporting grassroots efforts that lower the risk of cancer and diabetes. Learn more about the 2016 award recipients.

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Gene therapy update: Potent weapons against AIDS, cancer and more

August 11, 2016 | City of Hope

In the past year, leading-edge gene therapy – the process of fighting lethal illnesses by manipulating their mechanisms at the cellular level – has continued to take bold steps out of the laboratory and into the realm of potentially life-saving treatments.

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Simple gifts: How a family pulled through, then gave back

August 9, 2016 | City of Hope

When Lauren Baum Nollette was suddenly thrust into a battle with breast cancer at just 28 years old, she found much needed stability in the simple fact that her father, Jim, was present visits and surgeries. Now eight years on, her father has established the new Baum Family Professorship in Women's Cancers to be used to advance breast cancer research.

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Yoga helps cancer patients find relief

August 5, 2016 | Stephanie Smith

Yoga is an ancient practice – combining breath with movement – that can be a potent stress-reducer, mood enhancer and blood pressure-reducer. A City of Hope instructor offers five poses for cancer patients.

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5 superfoods with cancer-fighting superpowers

August 4, 2016 | City of Hope

Did you know that certain “superfoods” have cancer-fighting superpowers? Here are five superfoods City of Hope researchers have identified with powerful cancer-fighting potential.

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Gabriel Gocobachi creates superhero to battle cancer cells in sick kids

August 3, 2016 | Michael Easterling

Gabriel Gocobachi was just two-and-a-half when he asked his mother, Jill, why there wasn’t a superhero to take care of his friend who was being treated at City of Hope for a rare form of lung cancer.

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