Prostate cancer advances help extend a patient's life

September 11, 2018 | Dory Benford

Johnny Lopez's research into the latest prostate cancer treatments, clinical trials, experimental therapies — anything to avoid chemotherapy, and a recommendation from a friend also battling prostate cancer, led him to Tanya Dorff, M.D., and City of Hope.

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Throat cancer survivor offers advice and inspiration to patients undergoing radiation

September 14, 2018 | Saundra Young

City of Hope throat cancer survivor Gerald Edick offers advice on how to get through cancer treatment.

Life is beautiful to this Stage 4 lymphoma survivor

September 13, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

After years of treatment for her Stage 4 Hodgkin's lymphoma, City of Hope patient Christian Molina sees the beauty in the world — and feels stronger for her ordeal.

Groundbreaking Heated Chemotherapy Treatment Gives Patient Renewed Hope

June 28, 2018 | Wayne Lewis

Suffering from abdominal pain that had grown severe over the course of a few days, Christopher Haskell visited his physician, a visit that ended up resulting in the discovery of a tumor growing in his appendix and colon. His City of Hope physician recommended an approach called HIPEC, short for “hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy.”

Cheryl’s Story: CAR T Patient and Pioneer

April 30, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

Cheryl Wiers knew her cancer diagnosis happened for a reason, and for her, that reason could be her participation in a clinical trial using what is arguably the most promising cancer treatment — CAR T cell therapy.

Reflections on Coordinated Care: Meet Russell Gray, M.D.

February 16, 2018 | Deborah Stambler

As with so many other physicians, Russell Gray, M.D., decided to pursue a career in medicine when a science class in high school sparked his curiosity. Since then, he has devoted his career to anesthesiology, and cardiac anesthesiology in particular.

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.

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.

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!”

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.

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.