City of Hope has so many breakthroughs in cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS - and so many stories - that we've tailored our blog, Breakthroughs, to provide something for every reader. Whether the breakthroughs are about medical research, treatment advances or personal triumphs, they're all connected.
May 25, 2013 | Nicole White
In an effort to predict, treat and cure disease, scientists are exploring the smaller ecosystems that exist within the body. The tumor microenvironment – the site and surroundings where tumor cells grow – can hold important clues to help predict which cancer patients are at highest risk of their cancer spreading.
July 17, 2012 | Darrin Joy
The Mos Eisley set from "Star Wars" Early in the 1977 movie “Star Wars,” the character Obi-Wan Kenobi utters this iconic line , and with a wave of his hand (and a healthy dose of the Force), fools a group of imperial storm troopers into overlooking his small band of fugitive rebels.