City of Hope utilizes a variety of Web-based learning tools in their standard curriculum. Most faculty members at City of Hope participate in site specific treatment guidelines committees for the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN
), which has come to establish the standard of care for a variety of malignancies. These and other Web resources are essential for today’s oncologist. Printed and electronic versions of numerous journals are available through City of Hope's Graff Library
As stated previously, the NCCN guidelines are regarded as standard of care in the treatment of most malignancies. Refer to the clinican's site of this Web resource for straightforward algorithms and detailed didactics.
Fellows will regularly participate in journal club reviews of clinical trials published in this journal and in other prominent oncology publications. Electronic access is available to fellows through the Graff Library.
Connect to ASCO to find the latest clinical trial abstracts of relevance to your patients. City of Hope fellows have regularly earned honors for their presentations at ASCO Annual Meetings.
During the Harbor-UCLA experience, fellows are immersed in a plethora of amazing hematology cases. Refer to the ASH Web site to obtain up-to-date abstracts for your patients.
City of Hope is highly regarded throughout the community for its exceptional work in bringing the latest research to community clinicians. These activities are excellent learning opportunities for current fellows.
City of Hope encourages enrollment of all suitable patients in active clinical trials. City of Hope stands as one of the most active members of the Southwest Oncology Group and other national consortiums. Fellows gain valuable experience in clinical trial participation.