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.

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‘Prehab’ to Rehab: New Program Gets Older Patients and Their Caregivers Up and Active

November 9, 2017 | City of Hope

City of Hope researchers are piloting a new intervention for older patients and their family caregivers to provide “prehabilitation” — a mirror image of the regimen many patients take up after surgery.

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Portable puppy love: Healing and hope in canine company

August 24, 2016 | Denise Heady

City of Hope’s Pet Therapy program was created to help minimize the impact of illness, manage its symptoms, and deepen the meaning of life for patients and their loved ones.

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STAR certification for Rehabilitation Services
For getting patients back to daily life, City of Hope gets a STAR

January 6, 2015 | Darrin Joy

Cancer and its treatment can create unexpected daily challenges for patients. Side effects from chemotherapy, surgery and radiation therapy as well as the disease itself can cause difficulty in everything from speech to movement to eating.

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