Breakthroughs Blog

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.

City of Hope Participates in Palm Springs Pride Parade
City of Hope Diversity Group Marches in Palm Springs Pride Parade

November 30, 2017 | Letisia Marquez

Approximately 30 members and supporters of City of Hope’s Pride in the City diversity group, as well as employees and family members, proudly marched in the Greater Palm Springs Pride Parade.

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Rose Parade 2018: Breast Cancer Patient Takes Charge of Her Health by Referring Herself to City of Hope

November 27, 2017 | City of Hope

For the 46th year in a row, City of Hope will participate in the Tournament of Roses Parade. This year, 10 patients will welcome 2018 atop City of Hope’s Rose Parade float. Meet float rider Nicole Allen.

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Gary Lorenzini
Rose Parade 2018: Real Estate Agent Is Seven Years Cancer-free and Counting

November 24, 2017 | City of Hope

Gary Lorenzini calls being selected to ride on the City of Hope Rose Parade float “an unbelievable honor. Knowing that I was asked to be a part of such a prestigious event representing the finest health care facility in the world has been beyond belief for me!”

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Becky Mcintyre
Rose Parade 2018: Ovarian Cancer Survivor Donates 9 ‘Survival Bells’ to City of Hope

November 22, 2017 | Samantha Bonar

City of Hope will participate in the Tournament of Roses Parade. This year, 10 patients will welcome 2018 atop City of Hope’s Rose Parade float. Meet float rider Maria “Becky” Velazquez-McIntyre, a former patient with a remarkable story.

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Lorena Gaytan, Patient Navigator at City of Hope
Patient Navigators: The Cancer Journey's Guiding Lights

August 22, 2017 | Robert Young

A cancer diagnosis can be one of life’s most stressful and complex experiences — especially for those simultaneously facing other significant challenges. That’s where patient navigators come in.

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Monica Curiel, City of Hope patient, author
Young Lymphoma Survivor Pens Children’s Book

July 12, 2017 | Samantha Bonar

Monica Curiel was 19 years old, a freshman in college, when diagnosed. Now a survivor, her book, Stella's Picture Day, for pediatric cancer patients, was published in May 2016.

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Breakthroughs - Nutrition for Cancer Patients
Nutrition Tips for Cancer Patients

May 11, 2017 | Dory Benford

Cancer treatments like chemotherapy and radiation do a great job of killing cancer cells, but what happens when they also kill your appetite? Here are City of Hope dietitian Elaine Siu’s nutrition tips for the most common treatment side effects that patients experience.

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Avid Cyclist Refuses to Let Lung Cancer Slow Him Down

November 28, 2016 | Jay A. Fernandez

Nate Deibler is a passionate cyclist, but in his early thirties, he started to notice some irritating physical symptoms. A persistent cough and wheezing gave way to a period of night sweats, sleeping poorly, getting sick and coughing up blood. Then Deibler got a surprise diagnosis: lung cancer.

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City of Hope nationally recognized for exceptional patient care

November 8, 2016 | Denise Heady

Press Ganey, the health care industry’s leading performance-improvement firm, has honored City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and cancer treatment center, with two prestigious awards for top-quality inpatient care for the eighth consecutive year.

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