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.
December 29, 2017 | Travis Marshall
When pediatric patients are referred to City of Hope for bone marrow transplants, it’s often because they present with a case that other facilities would not treat.
May 8, 2017 | City of Hope
When Delfa Grecia, B.S.N., R.N., started working with pediatric patients in the outpatient clinic at City of Hope, “I would cry when they cried,” she recalled. “It is so hard not to be affected by their feelings. They are so little, and you just want to help.”
May 8, 2017 | City of Hope
Marc Ceres, B.S.N., R.N., was about to start college as a business major at San Diego State University when he had what he calls “a life-defining moment.”
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.
December 11, 2015 | Denise Heady
Looking for a fun and meaningful way to help someone during the holidays? Collecting gifts for children and young adults who are spending the season in a hospital can make a big difference.
June 30, 2015 | Teri Silvi
Joseph Rosenthal, M.D., Karah Casas and Rhys Hunn welcome Victor Espinoza to City of Hope. Triple Crown winning jockey Victor Espinoza visited City of Hope last week to connect with the patients he’s supported throughout his career.
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.
December 2, 2014 | City of Hope
On Jan. 1, 2015, six City of Hope patients who have journeyed through cancer will welcome the new year with their loved ones atop City of Hope's Tournament of Roses Parade float. The theme of the float is "Made Possible by HOPE.
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