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Who We Are

With locations in California, Arizona, Illinois, and Georgia, City of Hope® employs more than 11,000 includes researchers, associates, scientists, doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, graduate students, fundraising specialists, marketing professionals, volunteers and support staff.
Our Mission

To make hope a reality for all touched by cancer and diabetes.

Our Vision

To conquer cancer and diabetes for people everywhere by integrating scientific discovery, clinical ingenuity and compassion.

What Health Care Experts Say About Us

City of Hope® is one of only 56 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the U.S. The NCI designation recognizes excellence in treatment, research and expertise to address the many facets of the disease. We’re also a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), reflecting our national leadership in advancing research and treatment. NCCN member institutions are recognized for their world-renowned experts and for treating complex, rare and aggressive forms of cancer.

Taking control of your disease starts with scheduling an appointment at City of Hope.

Our Values

We believe in dreaming big and being courageous.


We believe all people deserve love and caring.


We believe that we are always better together.


We believe in doing the right thing.

Patient Care Approach

Our focus is on the complete patient experience. We’re organizationally structured for increasing the speed with which our treatment solutions progress from research lab to production facility to patient.

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Research & Innovation

As an independent biomedical, treatment and academic center, City of Hope is focused on basic and clinical research in cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and other chronic, life-threatening diseases.

We value research
Giving Back: Supporting the Fight to end Life-Threatening Diseases

Help us pioneer research and new therapies to find cures, save lives and turn hope into reality.

We value your support

Fighting to Save Lives Since 1913

For over 100 years, we’ve led the fight against life-threatening illnesses while reaffirming our humanitarian vision that “health is a human right.”

A team with deep health care industry expertise leads City of Hope toward the next horizon of treatments and cures for life-threatening diseases.


City of Hope offers an innovative and progressive environment for everyone involved with our organization. Read more about what it’s like inside our workplace.


Headquartered in Duarte, California, with locations across the United States, our unique approach to care is available in your community.

A Legacy of Impact

From our earliest days as simply two tents in the desert, City of Hope has transformed over the decades to become of the nation’s leading-edge cancer treatment and care centers. Explore the timeline of our history and discover some of the breakthrough innovations and achievements that helped build our legacy. 

City of Hope 1913 - Buildings and Structures - Two Tents

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If you have questions about our treatment, making an appointment, or anything else regarding our company, we’re here to provide answers.