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.
Giving up cigarettes a huge challenge, even for lung cancer patients
November 15, 2018 | Alison Shore
Quitting smoking can seem like an impossible task, but many people, including lung cancer patient Joanne Nelson, have found support with City of Hope's Smoking Cessation Program.
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.