City of Hope has so many breakthroughs in cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS - and so many stories - that we've tailored our blog, Breakthroughs, to provide something for every reader. Whether the breakthroughs are about medical research, treatment advances or personal triumphs, they're all connected.
June 22, 2017 | Denise Heady
For one day in June every year, the pediatric team at City of Hope puts away their lab coats, scrubs and stethoscopes for a special celebration: the annual Pediatric Picnic.
June 22, 2017 | Travis Marshall
Wai-Yee Li, M.D., Ph.D., is a distinguished and award-winning plastic surgeon at City of Hope, an assistant professor in the Division of Plastic Surgery. But rather than Hollywood-style nips and tucks, Li specializes in postcancer reconstructive surgery.
June 20, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
Tracking patients using wireless wrist monitors like Fitbits is a good way to evaluate their recovery after major surgery, according to new research published in JAMA Surgery by City of Hope’s Virginia Sun, Ph.D., R.N., an assistant professor in the Division of Nursing Research and Education.
June 19, 2017 | City of Hope
About 40 percent of men will receive a cancer diagnosis at some point in their lives. That’s a sobering statistic, and one that we highlight every June during Men’s Health Month. With that in mind, here is our infographic with everything men need to know about cancer.
June 16, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
A skin cancer survivor who was given a poor prognosis six years ago has not only astounded his doctors, he has written two books and is working on a third.
June 14, 2017 | Abe Rosenberg
Suzette Hodnett is a Stage 4 cancer survivor who captivated every medical professional who operated on her, medicated her, irradiated her or rehabbed her. She is also the author of "The Journey is Everything: Saying Yes to Cancer."
June 14, 2017 | Josh Jenisch
For the first time, City of Hope is targeting the Korean community in Southern California, along with Spanish- and Chinese-speaking populations, in a marketing and outreach campaign.
June 13, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
Dan Rojas, 31, who has been living with HIV since 2011, is one of a handful of brave patients participating in a groundbreaking study at City of Hope that seeks a cure for AIDS.
June 8, 2017 | Denise Heady
The evolution of cancer treatment continues to progress, particularly for gynecologic cancers. More women are becoming cancer survivors and physicians, surgeons and researchers now have a better understanding of genetic alteration in cancer development, carving the way for better and more individualized treatments.
June 7, 2017 | Josh Jenisch
As a former general manager and executive vice president of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Fred Claire knows what it takes to win. But his greatest challenge, by far, has been far from the bright lights of the baseball diamond.