Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D.: Pediatric Neurosurgery Humanitarian Missions

March 13, 2018 | Denise Heady

Fourteen years ago, neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., began to travel to underserved countries to perform brain surgeries on disadvantaged children.

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When a Sister Becomes a Lifesaver

October 9, 2017 | Deborah Stambler

For all the things AML took away, it also gave Jim Alder a voice. His job now, he says, is to educate others on how easy it is to become a donor.

Blood Brothers: Bone Marrow Donor and Recipient Meet Each Other for the First Time

April 28, 2017 | Letisia Marquez

Each year at City of Hope's Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion, a bone marrow recipient and donor have the chance to meet each other for the first time. This is their story.

Love, pride and respect conquer T cell lymphoma for married couple

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.

CMV vaccine reduces complications after stem cell transplants

December 23, 2015 | Jyoti Madhusoodanan

Between 50 and 80 percent of adults in the United States harbor a virus named CMV, or cytomegalovirus. CMV lies latent and harmless in most people. But in pregnant women or immunocompromised patients, the virus can flare up to cause infections and a form of hepatitis.

CMVPepVax vaccine reduces complications post stem cell transplants

December 23, 2015 | Jyoti Madhusoodanan

City of Hope researchers report that the vaccine CMVPepVax is safe and elicits a protective immune response when administered to stem cell transplant recipients.

Bone marrow transplant may be answer to incurable, fatal blood disease

September 4, 2014 | Darrin Joy

Even its name is daunting. Systemic mastocytosis is a fatal disease of the blood with no known cure. But a new study suggests a bone marrow transplant may be the answer for some patients. Systemic mastocytosis   is currently considered a fatal blood disorder.