June 25, 2018 | Katie Neith
In an effort to improve options for those with liver cancer, a group of researchers have identified a way of potentially treating a broad range of liver diseases and perhaps even other types of cancer.
‘This Is a Curable Cancer’: New Treatment Options for Sarcoma
July 9, 2018 | Kevin Chesley
Sarcoma affects the connective tissues of the body. These are uncommon cancers, but City of Hope’s Brooke Crawford, M.D, knows the options available for her patients facing all of these varied sarcomas.
The Gold Standard: City of Hope’s Pediatric Musculoskeletal Tumor Program
June 16, 2018 | Travis Marshall
Pediatric musculoskeletal tumors and sarcomas are so rare and diverse that it’s almost impossible for a single physician to effectively treat them. But City of Hope is uniquely equipped to provide rapid and comprehensive treatment for these highly aggressive cancers.
Hannah’s Story: From City of Hope Patient to City of Hope Nurse
February 15, 2018 | Alison Shore
We all know stories about people carving out careers based on an inspirational event or person. The professional athlete who admired an Olympian. For Hannah Komai, a registered nurse in pediatric hematology/oncology at City of Hope, inspiration came by way of another pediatric oncology nurse, Molly Lambert.
2018 Rose Parade: Firefighter Vows to ‘Help As Many People As I Can’
November 15, 2017 | Denise Heady
For the 46th year in a row, City of Hope will participate in the Tournament of Roses Parade. Here, we meet float rider Cory Norton, a firefighter, husband and father of two young children.
New Postdoc Awarded Grant to Help Prevent Kaposi Sarcoma
November 10, 2017 | Katie Neith
A recent recruit to Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope has received a three-year grant from the St. Baldrick's Foundation to support his work on a vaccine for Kaposi sarcoma.
Family in Need Given Vehicle to Make the 200-mile Trip to City of Hope
September 20, 2017 | Michael Easterling
Thanks to a resourceful social worker, a determined physician and a compassionate community, the Jiminez family recently was gifted a new car with which to make the 200-mile trip to City of Hope for treatment.
New Treatment Options for Sarcoma
July 20, 2017 | City of Hope
Sarcomas are relatively uncommon cancers, and most people don’t know much about them. Now, during Sarcoma Awareness Month, Brooke Crawford, M.D., an assistant clinical professor specializing in orthopedic surgery in the Department of Surgery offers some answers.
2017 Rose Parade: 8 questions for pediatric cancer survivor Jackie Garcia
December 7, 2016 | Denise Heady
For the 45th year in a row, City of Hope will participate in the Tournament of Roses Parade. This year, seven patients will welcome 2017 atop City of Hope’s Rose Parade float. Here's Jackie Garcia's story.
After surgery, a renewed childhood for fourth-grader with cancer in jaw
May 6, 2015 | Robin Heffler
On a spring day in 2013, 10-year-old Jackie Garcia of Whittier, California, noticed a lump in her jaw. Her mother suspected it was a minor problem, perhaps due to a fall, but made an appointment with a pediatrician, just to be on the safe side.
#LastChemo: 'Attitude is everything,' says 21-year-old cancer survivor
February 15, 2015 | Nicole White
Rhabdomyosarcoma survivor Trevor Hoffman, 21, celebrates his #LastChemo with a solid plan for 2015. Trevor Hoffman was only 21 when he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, but not even cancer could keep him off his motorcycles.