Landmark human insulin study marks 40-year anniversary

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.

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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.

Can breast implants cause cancer?

November 30, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

Leslie Popplewell, M.D., discusses a recent NBC News report that highlighted the small but apparently growing risk of a rare kind of lymphoma in women who have received breast implants.

Solving the mystery of cutaneous 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

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.