September 11, 2018 | Dory Benford
Johnny Lopez's research into the latest prostate cancer treatments, clinical trials, experimental therapies — anything to avoid chemotherapy, and a recommendation from a friend also battling prostate cancer, led him to Tanya Dorff, M.D., and City of Hope.
First-of-its-kind CAR T clinical trial enrolls HER2+ breast cancer patients with brain metastases
October 30, 2018 | City of Hope
City of Hope is now enrolling patients in a phase 1 trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of CAR T cell therapy in patients with HER2+ breast cancer that has metastasized to the brain.
Groundbreaking new CAR T cell trial opens for patients with breast cancer that has spread to the brain
October 30, 2018 | Letisia Marquez
A new City of Hope chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell trial – the first to focus on HER2-postive breast cancer patients with brain metastases – is now enrolling potential participants.
A triple-negative breast cancer trial has its first success story
October 12, 2018 | Maxine Nunes
Linda Collins's outlook was bleak, thanks to her triple-negative breast cancer diagnosis, until City of Hope oncologist Yuan Yuan, M.D., Ph.D. helped develop a revolutionary new trial to help her.
City of Hope posts higher breast cancer survival rates at all stages
October 9, 2018 | City of Hope
City of Hope is proud of having higher survival rates at all stages of breast cancer than those of the Los Angeles Registry of the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program.
New hormone and immunotherapy trial for breast cancer patients
October 8, 2018 | City of Hope
This phase 2 trial studies the side effects and how well pembrolizumab and enobosarm work in treating patients with androgen receptor positive triple-negative breast cancer that has spread to other places in the body.
Patients over 60 needed for HER2-positive breast cancer study
October 7, 2018 | City of Hope
Researchers are actively recruiting for patients 60 years and older for a phase 2 trial studying the side effects of and how well neratinib works in treating older patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-positive breast cancer that has spread from where it started to other places in the body.
CIRM Awards City of Hope Researchers $3.7 million to Develop Glioblastoma Clinical Trial
September 28, 2018 | Letisia Marquez
California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded City of Hope $3.7 million to develop a phase 1 clinical trial for glioblastoma patients, which would genetically alter blood stem cells to better tolerate chemotherapy.
CAR T researcher Saul Priceman wants to teach your body to fight cancer
September 13, 2018 | Letisia Marquez
Since 2013, City of Hope researcher Saul Priceman, Ph.D., and his team have developed one of most comprehensive CAR T programs in the nation.