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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TGen Spotlight: New Study Tackles Sports-Related Concussions

October 16, 2017 | City of Hope

TGen-Riddell partnership results could help future studies lead to advanced methods of injury and disease detection

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City of Hope collaborates with The Jackson Laboratory to help speed research discoveries into cures

July 11, 2017 | Denise Heady

A collaboration with The Jackson Laboratory expands access to leading-edge research capabilities to find new treatments for life-threatening diseases.

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City of Hope's Steven T. Rosen, M.D., on the Impact of the TGen Alliance

December 1, 2016 | City of Hope

In this Q and A, Steven T. Rosen, M.D., provost and chief scientific officer for City of Hope, answers questions about the importance of precision of medicine in the fight against cancer and how the City of Hope and TGen alliance will advance research and treatment using this approach.

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City of Hope Joins Forces with TGen to Bring More Firepower to the Fight Against Cancer

November 30, 2016 | City of Hope

City of Hope is joining forces with the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to accelerate the speed with which scientists and medical staff can convert research discoveries into cures for patients.

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Breast cancer treatment and screening advances make 2015 a good year

November 11, 2015 | Cary A. Presant, M.D.

City of Hope's Cary A. Presant, M.D., likes what he sees when he looks back at treatment advances in breast cancer during the past year. A renowned hematologist and medical oncologist, Presant gives his take on recent changes in screening recommendations, chemotherapy regimens and preventative hormonal therapy.

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Mathematical oncology: Where math modeling meets cancer research

June 15, 2015 | Sara Lewis

Russell Rockne joins Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope to build the new Division of Mathematical Oncology. Many oncologists, not to mention their patients, might think that there's no place for mathematical analysis in the treatment of cancer.

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Precision medicine: It's here – now to make it a norm, not an exception

March 27, 2015 | Tami Dennis

Precision medicine holds promise – on that doctors, especially cancer specialists, can agree. But this sophisticated approach to treatment, which incorporates knowledge about a person’s genetic profile, environment and lifestyle, isn’t yet standard for all cancers.

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ORIEN network will accelerate data exchange – and new cancer therapies

February 23, 2015 | Nicole White

With precision medicine now a national priority, City of Hope has joined a novel research partnership designed to further understanding of cancer at the molecular level, ultimately leading to more targeted cancer treatments.

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