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.
September 4, 2017 | Denise Heady
To help kick off Hodgkin lymphoma patient Chad Bible's journey back to Division 1 level play, Bible threw the ceremonial first pitch with his physician Stephen J. Forman at Dodger Stadium during City of Hope’s annual ThinkCure! Weekend.
October 7, 2013 | Dominique Grignetti
Randy Swaydan is not one to flinch in the face of a daunting diagnosis. His – esophageal cancer. A grim outlook was painted for his future, until he came to City of Hope. Meeting immediately with Dr.
July 16, 2013 | Roberta Nichols
One in a series of stories asking former patients to reflect upon their experiences... Hannah Komai’s right leg had been hurting for months. So in the summer of 2010, when she came to Southern California to visit family members and accompany them to a Dodger game, she also made time to visit an orthopedist.
February 5, 2013 | Roberta Nichols
As a veteran Los Angeles city firefighter, Gus Perez thought he had experienced it all – “from bringing people into the world to seeing them leave this world – and everything in between,” including the L.
March 13, 2012 | City of Hope Staff
Baseball players are passionate about winning. Scientists are just as passionate about finding answers. One Major League Baseball team has found a way to use their winning drive to help give researchers a competitive edge against cancer.