Researchers Use Nanoparticles to Test Treatment for Liver Disease

June 25, 2018 | Katie Neith

In an effort to improve options for those with liver cancer, a group of researchers have identified a way of potentially treating a broad range of liver diseases and perhaps even other types of cancer.

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After 10 Years on Bone Marrow Registry, Patient Finally Meets Her Match

March 21, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

After waiting and searching for over 10 years for a bone marrow match, Krissy Kobata, 35, was finally readying for her transplant last fall. Read her inspiring story.

George Winston, Celebrated Composer, Writes Latest Album while Recuperating at City of Hope

January 11, 2018 | Michael Easterling

Celebrated acoustic solo pianist George Winston spent most of the first quarter of 2013 at City of Hope, recuperating after receiving a lifesaving bone marrow transplant. There, he wrote his latest album, "Spring Carousel."

#TeamKrissy Raises Awareness of Need for Mixed-race Bone Marrow Donors

September 11, 2017 | Samantha Bonar

A mere 4 percent of those on the bone marrow transplant registry are of mixed-race background, making it very difficult for those in this population to find a donor.

Father, daughter bound by blood disorder

September 28, 2016 | Stephanie Smith

Greg Cooper and his 10 year-old daughter Amanda both were treated for the same rare blood disorder, myelodysplastic syndrome, at City of Hope. Both are thriving post-treatment in different ways.

For bone marrow transplant patients, outcomes and data matter

August 22, 2014 | Nicole White

Nearly four decades ago, City of Hope began its bone marrow transplant program. Its first transplant reunion celebration was a single patient and his donor, also his brother. City of Hope has performed nearly 12,000 hematopoietic cell transplants, and has the best outcomes in the nation.

Meet our doctors: Hematologist Margaret O'Donnell on myelodysplasia

August 9, 2014 | Kim Proescholdt

Myelodysplasia , sometimes referred to as myelodysplastic   syndrome or MDS, is a rare group of blood disorders caused by disrupted development of blood cells within the bone marrow, resulting in a decreased number of healthy blood cells.

Bone marrow donor: Just doing the right thing to save lives

May 9, 2014 | Nicole White

Signing up to be a bone marrow donor, being selected as a match, undergoing blood tests, then driving 180 miles for the procedure, all for someone she never met, does not a hero make – not in Antonia Klyn’s book.

Musician George Winston has new goal: Say 'thank you' in German (w/VIDEO)

April 11, 2014 | Nicole White

George Winston, known worldwide for his impressionistic, genre-defying music, considers music to be his first language, and admits he often stumbles over words – especially when he attempts languages other than English.

Why a secondary cancer after transplant? Grant may help find clues

December 10, 2013 | Roberta Nichols

Myelodysplastic syndrome, once known as “preleukemia,” is a disease of the blood and bone marrow that often attacks people who have survived initial cancer treatment. “Good Morning America” co-host Robin Roberts, for example, was diagnosed with the syndrome, known as MDS, in June 2012, five years after successfully undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

Good Morning Myelodysplastic Syndrome

July 3, 2012 | Shawn Le

We’re all pretty familiar with the common side effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy. If we don’t know someone who’s gone through cancer — or maybe gone through it ourselves — we’ve seen patients on TV , in the movies or in books losing their hair or feeling too nauseated to move.