January 29, 2019 | Michael Easterling
In January 1979, the National Academy of Sciences published a paper about an innovative discovery at City of Hope that would forever change how diabetes is treated. Arthur Riggs, Ph.D., and Keiichi Itakura, Ph.D., revolutionized diabetes treatment when they made a novel gene, one that coded for human insulin.
Clinical research nurses: ‘Shepherds’ of the CAR T program
January 9, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg
What's it like to work at the center of a true medical and scientific revolution? It's emotional, often overwhelming. But it’s also a place to witness miracles. Such is the life of the clinical research nurses who staff City of Hope's CAR T cell program.
His daughter's cancer journey taught him how to face his own
January 2, 2019 | Maxine Nunes
When Scott Bower was diagnosed with Stage 3 Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2013, he took courage from a wonderful role model: his daughter Samantha, and the life-affirming way she had coped with childhood cancer two years earlier.
Wife, mother of two in remission thanks to experimental CAR T cell therapy
December 20, 2018 | Leti Marquez & Zen Vuong
Meet float rider Cheryl Wiers, a wife and mother of two who battled cancer twice only to have it return. She eventually found prolonged remission thanks to a CAR T Cell therapy offered at City of Hope.
CAR T for CNS lymphoma: Early research shows promise
December 12, 2018 | Cara Martinez
Xiuli Wang, Ph.D., research professor at City of Hope, presented encouraging research on using CAR T cell therapy for central nervous system lymphoma at this year's American Society of Hematology conference.
City of Hope investigators present breakthrough research at 60th American Society of Hematology meeting
December 5, 2018 | Letisia Marquez
Physicians and researchers at the 2018 American Society of Hematology conference presented clinical trials for new leukemia and lymphoma treatments, laying the groundwork for innovative therapeutic approaches aimed at improving treatment options and quality of life for patients.
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.