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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First-of-its-kind CAR T clinical trial enrolls HER2+ breast cancer patients with brain metastases

October 30, 2018 | City of Hope

City of Hope is now enrolling patients in a phase 1 trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of CAR T cell therapy in patients with HER2+ breast cancer that has metastasized to the brain.

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. 

Researcher awarded grant to study promising new HIV therapy

October 18, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded City of Hope’s Xiuli Wang, Ph.D., $3.8 million to develop chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells that can target and kill HIV-infected cells.

Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Welcomes Stephen J. Forman, M.D.

September 27, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

City of Hope’s Stephen J. Forman, M.D., is now an official member of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy.

CAR T researcher Saul Priceman wants to teach your body to fight cancer

September 13, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

Since 2013, City of Hope researcher Saul Priceman, Ph.D., and his team have developed one of most comprehensive CAR T programs in the nation.

‘The moment that changed my life’: Researcher Linda Malkas on inspiration and innovation

August 8, 2018 | Dory Benford

City of Hope's Linda Malkas, Ph.D., never envisioned a life in cancer research for herself. She wanted to be an astronaut, but after attending engineering school, she abandoned her interest in going into space.

Targeting Cancer’s Stem Cells

July 30, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

The complex process of cell division is being studied at City of Hope by a team of stem cell biologists led by Leo David Wang, M.D., Ph.D.