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 30, 2017 | Letisia Marquez
Approximately 30 members and supporters of City of Hope’s Pride in the City diversity group, as well as employees and family members, proudly marched in the Greater Palm Springs Pride Parade.
April 28, 2017 | Stephanie Smith
Experts in the field say LGBTQI communities are some of the most underserved and understudied minority groups in U.S. health care — and that has serious implications for cancer care. During Minority Health Month, City of Hope investigates the issues surrounding these complex issues.
July 7, 2016 | City of Hope
Effective treatment for cancer means more than a great set of doctors and facilities. It requires a culture that recognizes and values how the support of those closest to a patient can play a major part in recovery. Rob Kipper and his partner Craig Prater experienced this firsthand, when a health crisis challenged their domestic tranquility more than a decade ago.
March 18, 2016 | City of Hope
LGBT persons are still experiencing stigma and discrimination, despite growing social acceptance universally, including exclusion within the healthcare system. It’s a scenario that is compromising the care and treatment they receive, and have access to. These are the findings of a manuscript, “The National LGBT Action Cancer Plan,” recently published in LGBT Health, and co-authored by City of Hope’s David Rice, Ph.D., R.N., N.P.