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.
December 18, 2017 | Travis Marshall
Christina Yeon, M.D., was just a child when she came to U.S. from Seoul, South Korea. She works as a medical oncologist/hematologist and assistant clinical professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research at City of Hope’s 25,000 square-foot South Pasadena facility, which is home to a team of medical oncologists/hematologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons and endocrinologists.
December 21, 2015 | Letisia Marquez
In addition to dealing with the shock and confusion that women feel when they learn they have breast cancer, many newly-diagnosed patients must also cope with bladder problems.
October 9, 2015 | Kelly Lopez
When Sergio Ramirez learned that his acute lymphoblastic leukemia had returned with a vengeance – after six months of remission – he was terrified that he’d never play football again with his three sons.
June 10, 2015 | Laurel DiGangi
The concept for Slice of Lime was inspired by lymphoma patient Dave Sobel’s avid love of golf. Thus was born his daughter's idea for an annual fundraising golf tournament. Now that tournament is helping hematology patients in Simi Valley, California.
February 26, 2015 | Nicole White
Charlie Rose interviews, from left, City of Hope's Stephen J. Forman, Steven T. Rosen and City of Hope President and CEO Robert W. Stone. The breakthroughs that have revolutionized cancer treatment, transforming cancer in many cases to a very manageable and even curable disease, started out as just ideas.
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