Our insights into gene therapy, recombinant DNA technology, biology and other fields have made us a world leader in creating greater understanding of cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases.
We’re one of only 45 Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country, the highest designation awarded by the National Cancer Institute to institutions leading the way in cancer research, treatment, prevention and education.
Driving progress toward miraculous cures means providing investigators and laboratory teams access to top-flight support services and state-of-the-art equipment.
Turning breakthrough science into widespread treatment demands working closely with our inventors and researchers to leverage the right strategies for commercially advancing their innovations.
The Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences trains students to apply their talents and creativity toward advancing our knowledge of deadly diseases…and finding cures.
Cancer continues to have a widespread impact on our families, friends and communities. City of Hope's Kimlin Ashing, Ph.D. shares her insights on health disparities among minority populations and how best to overcome barriers to better care.
City of Hope breast cancer expert comments on a new study published in the Annals of Surgical Oncology on the rise in double mastectomies and its correlation with media coverage of celebrities with breast cancer.
Lung cancer survivor Aasit J. Patel is a man transformed. The super-friendly litigation manager from Irvine brims with life-affirming words of wisdom like, “Enjoy what you have, each and every minute!” and “Life is all about having fun!”
Chronic stress has long been linked to increasing cancer risk, and recent studies show that stress hormones play a direct role in supporting cancer growth. In a hopeful development, researchers at City of Hope have found that beta-blockers, a common medication used to treat high blood pressure, may be one answer to stopping cancer growth from stress — particularly brain metastases caused from breast cancer.
They say the best gifts come from the heart, but the most impactful one you can give may just be in your cells. More than 7,500 patients worldwide are in need of a stem cell or bone marrow donor, and you may be that special someone who gives a desperate patient a miraculous second chance at life. Here are 7 tips on how to become a donor.
Department of Surgery ~ Pre-Operative Conference May 02, 2016
Department of Surgery ~ DSO Educational Conference May 03, 2016
Breast Oncology Educational Series May 03, 2016
Department of Surgery Melanoma Tumor Board RSS May 03, 2016