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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.