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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Aruna and Umesh
Aruna Jindal: 30-year leukemia survivor and ourHope inspiration

May 21, 2015 | hguthrie

City of Hope gave Umesh Jindal’s wife, Aruna, a second chance at life. Umesh’s desire to give back motivated him to create a personal fundraising webpage on ourHope , which raised almost $10,000 for cancer research.

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Employee Heather Javier and sister Sarah Escosa
Employee Heather Javier turns 10K into more than $2.5K for City of Hope pediatrics with ourHope

September 25, 2014 | Darrin Joy

Employee Heather Javier and sister Sarah Escosa. Javier used ourHope to raise funds for City of Hope, running a 10K race. (photo courtesy of Heather Javier) Heather Javier made her way up through the center of Northern California's picturesque Napa Valley, skirting renowned vineyards and critically acclaimed restaurants, flanked by the Mayacamas Mountains to the west and the Vaca Mountains to the east.

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Soul Cycle ride celebrates a life saved at City of Hope - twice

July 2, 2014 | kmayfield

In the past 10 years, Lucy Rosedale has faced cancer - twice. First came the diagnosis of leukemia, which was followed by lung cancer.  And both times, City of Hope gave her back her life, and to her family.

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