March 13, 2018 | Denise Heady
Fourteen years ago, neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., began to travel to underserved countries to perform brain surgeries on disadvantaged children.
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.
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.