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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Targeted Therapy 101: A Primer

July 17, 2017 | City of Hope

Cancer care has come a long way. Surgery, chemotherapy and radiation have traditionally been the three pillars of cancer care, and they are still important treatments. But in recent years, newer “targeted therapies” have come on the scene.

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Cancer cells should die. Why don’t they?

August 28, 2012 | Darrin Joy

City of Hope biologist  Bing Shen, Ph.D., wants to know why cancer cells don’t just shut down and die. They should, after all — because they’re just a mess. Full of mangled DNA, they really shouldn’t be able to work or survive.

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