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Vanessa Brobbey - bmt donor
A bone marrow transplant can be life-changing for the donor, too
May 6, 2016

Today, Vanessa finally met Dominick, the 15-year-old patient who had a relapse of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and whose life she helped save, at City of Hope’s 40th Annual Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion. She has given him something he could only dream of when he was sick and in the hospital – another chance at life.

Jon Kayne - bmt donor
Answering the call to save a life: One stem cell donor’s story
May 6, 2016

Jon will meet the patient whose life he helped saved during City of Hope’s 40th Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion. Acclaimed television producer Steven Bochco, who created such hits as “Hill Street Blues,” “L.A. Law,” “NYPD Blue,” and “Doogie Howser, M.D.”, is the grateful recipient of Jon’s stem cells.

jared reichbaum - bmt donor
Boosting bone marrow registrations by walking across “Amarrowca”
May 5, 2016

At the 2014 BMT reunion, Jared Reichbaum registered to donate bone marrow or stem cells, a decision that changed his life. He attended to support his friend, City of Hope patient Joselyn Miller, who received a bone marrow transplant in 2012. Jared decided then and there he would walk across America – or “A-marrow-ca,” as he came to call it – to register potential donors.

Dominick Folbrecht and family
Leukemia patient Dominick, 15, will get rare chance to thank his BMT donor
May 4, 2016

On May 6, Dominick will meet his bone marrow transplant donor and have the opportunity to thank the person at City of Hope’s 40th Annual Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion.

Breakthroughs - striding toward a cure for pancreatic cancer
Striding toward a cure for pancreatic cancer
May 3, 2016

City of Hope will be participating in PanCan’s annual PurpleStride event on May 7, a 5k walk/run at Exposition Park in Los Angeles. By participating, City of Hope and its team of runners, the City of Hope Striders, will help to raise much-needed awareness of this deadly disease.