Prostate cancer advances help extend a patient's life

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.

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Test Finds Promising New Drug to Treat Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

May 15, 2018 | Katie Neith

City of Hope researchers may have discovered a more effective treatment for patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) according to a study published today in Nature Medicine.

15-year-old Cancer Survivor Grateful for ‘Opportunity at a Second Life’

May 9, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

In 2015, 15-year-old Arturo Martinez received a bone marrow transplant to treat his acute lymphoblastic leukemia. On Friday May 11, at City of Hope’s 42nd Annual Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion, Arturo will meet his donor.

‘An Incredible, Lifesaving Gift’: Bone Marrow Recipient to Meet Donor for the First Time

May 9, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

On July 18, 2012, Gary Stromberg underwent a bone marrow transplant. On Friday, May 11, at City of Hope’s 42nd Annual BMT Reunion, Stromberg will meet his donor, Alex Kikis, for the first time.

City of Hope to offer CAR T cell therapy for patients with the most common type of NHL

May 4, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

City of Hope recently announced that it is one of the first treatment centers certified in the United States to administer tisagenlecleucel CAR T cell therapy to adult patients with relapsed or refractory large B cell lymphoma.

First FDA-approved CAR T Therapy for Some Types of ALL to Be Offered at City of Hope

April 13, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

City of Hope recently announced that it is a certified treatment center to administer tisagenlecleucel CAR T cell therapy – the first CAR T cell therapy approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration – to patients.

City of Hope Physician-in-Chief Named AACR Academy Fellow

April 13, 2018 | City of Hope

City of Hope President and Physician-in-Chief Michael A. Caligiuri, M.D., has been named a 2018 Fellow of the American Association for Cancer Research’s AACR Academy.

City of Hope Patient Gets Custom Superhero Costume from ‘Aquaman’ Designer

April 9, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

The comprehensive care team at City of Hope strives to keep their patients’ spirits up. That’s how leukemia patient Chris Martinez, 2, ended up with a custom superhero costume created by one of Hollywood’s top costume designers.

City of Hope Researchers Find “Achilles' Heel” in B Cell Tumors

March 14, 2018 | Katie Neith

In a new paper published in the journal Cell, a team of researchers led by City of Hope’s Markus Müschen, M.D., Ph.D., and Gang Xiao, Ph.D., reports on the discovery of a new therapeutic target for these B cell malignancies.

New Drug Appears Promising Against Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

March 7, 2018 | Katie Neith

City of Hope researchers may have discovered a more effective treatment for patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) according to a study published today in Nature Medicine.