Prostate cancer advances help extend a patient's life

September 11, 2018 | Dory Benford

Johnny Lopez's research into the latest prostate cancer treatments, clinical trials, experimental therapies — anything to avoid chemotherapy, and a recommendation from a friend also battling prostate cancer, led him to Tanya Dorff, M.D., and City of Hope.

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Caltech-City of Hope Biomedical Research Initiative marks 10th year of ‘big ideas’

November 12, 2018 | Michael Easterling

Now celebrating its 10th year, the Caltech and City of Hope Biomedical Research Initiative continues to change the future of science and medicine.

Nourishing Hope: New Community Garden Promotes Wellness

November 9, 2018 | Lora Pentoney

Finding a plot of land that can be cultivated, sewn and harvested to create a space where people can work together toward a common goal and learn healthier habits is the idea behind City of Hope’s new Garden of Hope on the Duarte campus, which is already giving back in more ways than one.

Minor diet changes can affect cancer risk, researcher finds

November 9, 2018 | City of Hope

On one hand, City of Hope's Rowan Chlebowski, M.D., Ph.D., is a medical oncologist and breast cancer expert. On the other, he’s a scientist specializing in observational studies who ranks among the most cited researchers in the world.

Pro surfer JoJo Roper visits City of Hope pediatric patients

November 6, 2018 | Lora Pentoney

JoJo Roper, a professional big-wave surfer, recently visited City of Hope’s pediatric department as part of his campaign to bring awareness to childhood cancer.

This former football player refuses to let prostate cancer beat him

November 2, 2018 | Dory Benford

Former football player John Hardy discusses his prostate cancer diagnosis, his successful treatment at City of Hope and the need for black men, who are at higher risk of developing the disease, to see a urologist regularly and undergo PSA testing.

NoShaver campaign seeks to raise funds for prostate cancer research and treatment

November 1, 2018 | Molly Peck

Hugo Godinez, a sergeant for the Los Angeles School Police Department, jumped at the chance to participate in NoShaver, a fundraising campaign to support finding a cure of prostate cancer, in partnership with City of Hope.

‘Superhero’ patient returns to city of hope to trick or treat

October 31, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

Last March, City of Hope pediatric AML patient Chris Leal was getting ready to undergo a stem cell transplant. Now, after spending most of his young life in hospitals, Chris is back home playing with his favorite trains.

Groundbreaking new CAR T cell trial opens for patients with breast cancer that has spread to the brain

October 30, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

A new City of Hope chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell trial – the first to focus on HER2-postive breast cancer patients with brain metastases – is now enrolling potential participants. 

City of Hope physician addresses grief in powerful new paper

October 26, 2018 | Robert Young

City of Hope's Chandana Banerjee, M.D., M.P.A., had a childhood dream to become a writer or poet, but when an unexpected and life-changing tragedy struck, she used her experience focused on helping patients deal with grief.

City of Hope nutritionists weigh in on study that says eating organic prevents cancer

October 25, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

A study published Oct. 22 in JAMA Internal Medicine found that those who frequently eat organic foods lower their overall risk of developing cancer, in particular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and postmenopausal breast cancer. City of Hope nutritionists Elaine Siu and Dhvani Bhatt weigh in.