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.
Stem cell transplants found to improve survival, quality of life for severe cases of scleroderma
January 8, 2018 | Denise Heady
Many people are familiar with stem cell transplants as lifesaving procedures that are often used for people diagnosed with a blood cancer or blood disorder. But now, a new study has found that stem cell transplants are a safe and effective curative treatment option for patients with scleroderma, an serious autoimmune disorder that causes hardening of the skin and problems with internal organs like the lungs, heart and gastrointestinal system.
New Clues Could Point to Better Treatments for Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease (GVHD)
November 9, 2017 | By Katie Neith
City of Hope’s Defu Zeng, professor of diabetes immunology and hematopoietic cell transplantation and colleagues recently uncovered important information about the chronic GVHD.
Answering the call to save a life: One stem cell donor’s story
May 6, 2016 | Letisia Marquez
Jon will meet the patient whose life he helped saved during City of Hope’s 40th Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion. Acclaimed television producer Steven Bochco, who created such hits as “Hill Street Blues,” “L.A. Law,” “NYPD Blue,” and “Doogie Howser, M.D.”, is the grateful recipient of Jon’s stem cells.