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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T cell exhaustion might be responsible for stubborn lymphoma

September 30, 2018 | Abe Rosenberg

City of Hope dermatologist Christiane Querfeld, M.D., Ph.D., and her team may have uncovered the underlying cause of a stubborn form of lymphoma

Life is beautiful to this Stage 4 lymphoma survivor

September 13, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

After years of treatment for her Stage 4 Hodgkin's lymphoma, City of Hope patient Christian Molina sees the beauty in the world — and feels stronger for her ordeal.

From lymphoma patient to lymphoma advocate

September 5, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

With a fussy 5-month-old, Aza Khachikyan, 27, thought she was struggling with normal new-mom fatigue. Then she received a life-changing diagnosis: Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Lucy’s Story: Immunotherapy Trial Gives Lymphoma Patient New Hope

July 19, 2018 | Dory Benford

After many complications, City of Hope lymphoma patient Lucy found renewed hope after an immunotherapy clinical trial.

Surprising Diagnosis Leads Skin Cancer Patient to City of Hope

May 29, 2018 | Robert Young

Barbara Dorfman ran a large nursery school for 25 years, helped raise five children and has enjoyed an exceptionally active lifestyle with her husband, but nothing could prepare her for the diagnosis she received four years ago.

Patient with Rare Skin Cancer Grateful for City of Hope Dermatology Team

May 22, 2018 | Robert Young

When what he thought was just a rash on his forehead spread to his face and neck, Joshua Singer sought medical help. After a number of treatments failed to figure out the problem, he turned to City of Hope, and renowned dermatologist Christiane Querfeld. M.D., Ph.D.

The Many Types of Skin Cancer: What You Should Know

May 21, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

Skin cancer is a largely survivable and curable form of cancer. Even its most rare and aggressive form, melanoma, has a high cure rate thanks to leading-edge treatments. But it’s still important to be careful, according to City of Hope Christiane Querfeld, M.D., Ph.D.

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.

Cheryl’s Story: CAR T Patient and Pioneer

April 30, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

Cheryl Wiers knew her cancer diagnosis happened for a reason, and for her, that reason could be her participation in a clinical trial using what is arguably the most promising cancer treatment — CAR T cell therapy.