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.

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History of Hope: A Legacy of Whole-Patient Care

August 10, 2017 | Stephen Dolainski

The Department of Supportive Care Medicine was established in 2007, but its roots go back nearly a century to the founding of City of Hope as a tuberculosis sanatorium in 1914.

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Beyond Chemo: Supportive Care at City of Hope

March 15, 2017 | Samantha Bonar

With a focus on healing the whole person, City of Hope takes supportive care for cancer patients just as seriously as their medical treatment.

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SupportScreen: Digital confidante expands to new languages and all ages

May 9, 2015 | Valerie Nelson

The tablet-based program SupportScreen prompts patients to share personal concerns about their health and helps them jump-start their care. Many City of Hope cancer patients are opening their hearts to an electronic confidante.

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Avon grant will benefit metastatic breast cancer patients' unique needs

February 5, 2015 | Nicole White

A woman confronting metastatic breast cancer faces challenges that, at the outset, seem overwhelming. Research tells us these patients are especially vulnerable to anxiety, depression, hopelessness and other sources of distress.

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Biller Patient and Family Resource Center - Donor Impact Report

February 3, 2015 | Tracy Schuster

Sheri and Les Biller Resource Center Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center DONOR IMPACT REPORT NOVEMBER 2014 Thank you for supporting the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center .

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Biller Center: 5 years of patient-centered healing (w/VIDEO)

October 4, 2013 | Hiu Chung So

Five years ago marked the opening of the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center, unifying City of Hope's supportive care programs to better serve patients and caregivers. Half a decade later, the center and the integrated Department of Supportive Care Medicine have made major strides and become a national leader in the field of supportive cancer care.

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Better screening equals better patient support

July 2, 2013 | Hiu Chung So

When facing a cancer diagnosis, patients and their caregivers may have trouble getting the supportive care they need; in fact, they may not even be fully aware of their challenges or the resources available to them.

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