Breakthroughs Blog

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.

Krissy Kobata - Mixed Race Bone Marrow Transplants | City of Hope
#TeamKrissy Raises Awareness of Need for Mixed-race Bone Marrow Donors

September 11, 2017 | Samantha Bonar

A mere 4 percent of those on the bone marrow transplant registry are of mixed-race background, making it very difficult for those in this population to find a donor.

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Acute myeloid leukemia: Revised treatment guidelines reflect progress

April 1, 2015 | Nicole White

Acute myeloid leukemia is the most common form of acute leukemia among adults, accounting for 18,000 diagnoses in 2014. Two decades after the first ever clinical practice guidelines were published, AML treatments have come a long way.

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Meet our doctors: Hematologist Margaret O'Donnell on myelodysplasia

August 9, 2014 | Kim Proescholdt

Myelodysplasia , sometimes referred to as myelodysplastic   syndrome or MDS, is a rare group of blood disorders caused by disrupted development of blood cells within the bone marrow, resulting in a decreased number of healthy blood cells.

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