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.
July 10, 2017 | Katie Neith
According to a new article in Nature, a team led by City of Hope’s Markus Müschen, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Systems Biology, thinks that sugar uptake and energy supply may play a key role in the relapse of ALL.
December 23, 2016 | Dory Benford
Great strides have been made in pediatric cancer and childhood disease treatment over the past few decades, and recent advances in the areas of gene therapy, immunotherapy and targeted therapy will continue to move the field forward in 2017. We spoke to Joseph Rosenthal, M.D., M.H.C.M., professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics at City of Hope, about the most significant developments he anticipates in pediatric research and treatment.
December 21, 2016 | City of Hope
In 2004, Ryan Russek started Wish upon a Toy, a nonprofit charity that brings holiday gifts and toys to children and adults at City of Hope. That first year, Russek and his dad bought as many toys as they could afford and handed them out to the patients on the pediatric unit.
May 26, 2016 | Denise Heady
Aaron Yniguez will be celebrating his ninth birthday, an ordinary celebration turned extraordinary because he is a pediatric leukemia survivor, who underwent a bone marrow transplant. Aaron and his family will now have the chance to meet and thank his bone marrow donor at City of Hope’s 26th Celebrity Softball Game on June 7, in Nashville, Tennessee.
March 22, 2016 | City Of Hope
Learn why City of Hope's Saro Armenian, D.O., M.P.H., thinks it's time to put more focus on the health issues patients face after they survive cancer.
May 1, 2015 | hguthrie
Seven years after beating cancer at City of Hope, survivor Tyler Varing learned about ourHope , City of Hope’s online personal fundraising tool. Wanting to give back, Varing saw ourHope as the perfect opportunity to fund raise for pediatric cancer research .
April 13, 2015 | cpecikozic
When Jaylon Fong wrote President Barack Obama a letter thanking him for calling attention to childhood cancers during his 2012 victory speech , he didn't expect much. Jaylon just wanted to share a little bit of his personal experience with cancer while being treated at City of Hope and his appreciation for all the president has done, which allowed him to focus on getting well.
March 31, 2015 | Nicole White
Children diagnosed with cancer are more likely than ever before to survive the disease, but with a potential new set of health problems caused by the cancer treatment itself. Those problems can particularly affect the heart, and as doctors and other health care workers try to assess how best to care for this special population, City of Hope researchers are providing guidance.
September 25, 2014 | Darrin Joy
Employee Heather Javier and sister Sarah Escosa. Javier used ourHope to raise funds for City of Hope, running a 10K race. (photo courtesy of Heather Javier) Heather Javier made her way up through the center of Northern California's picturesque Napa Valley, skirting renowned vineyards and critically acclaimed restaurants, flanked by the Mayacamas Mountains to the west and the Vaca Mountains to the east.
August 31, 2014 | Denise Heady
Childhood cancer survival rates have increased dramatically over the past 40 years. More than 80 percent of children with cancer now survive five years or more, which is a tremendous feat . Knowing the warning signs of childhood cancer is the first step in getting a diagnosis.