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.
November 28, 2017 | Denise Heady
For the 46th year in a row, City of Hope will participate in the Tournament of Roses Parade. This year, 10 patients will welcome 2018 atop City of Hope’s Rose Parade float. Here, we meet float rider Chad Bible, a 21-year-old college student and Division 1 baseball player at San Diego State University.
November 17, 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.
August 21, 2014 | tsilvi
The Jason Motte Foundation and 108 Stitches , creators of apparel for the baseball fan, have enlisted players from all 30 Major League Baseball (MLB) teams to join the fight against cancer. Major League pitcher Motte started ' Let's Strike Out Cancer' to raise money for research and care for those touched by cancer, and now, Motte has teamed with 108 Stitches for a special K Cancer line of tees .
July 16, 2013 | Roberta Nichols
One in a series of stories asking former patients to reflect upon their experiences... Hannah Komai’s right leg had been hurting for months. So in the summer of 2010, when she came to Southern California to visit family members and accompany them to a Dodger game, she also made time to visit an orthopedist.
March 13, 2012 | City of Hope Staff
Baseball players are passionate about winning. Scientists are just as passionate about finding answers. One Major League Baseball team has found a way to use their winning drive to help give researchers a competitive edge against cancer.