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The Helix Blog gives voice to City of Hope graduate students and their research.

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City of Hope Awarded $3.7 million to Develop Glioblastoma Clinical Trial

June 29, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded City of Hope $3.7 million to develop a phase 1 clinical trial for glioblastoma patients, which would genetically alter blood stem cells to better tolerate chemotherapy.

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Researcher's Ovarian Cancer Discovery Takes on Special Meaning

June 27, 2018 | City of Hope

The results of a study published earlier this year by TGen researchers (City of Hope affiliate) in the journal Clinical Cancer Research suggest an existing leukemia drug, ponatinib, shows promise against SCCOHT.

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New handheld heart monitor is a breakthrough for childhood cancer survivors

June 22, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

A new electronic monitor called Vivio, developed by Caltech with City of Hope, promises to make cardiac screening easier and more accessible for cancer patients and physicians.

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City of Hope Guides ASCO’s New Geriatric Cancer Recommendations

June 8, 2018 | Saundra Young

City of Hope physicians Arti Hurria, M.D., a geriatric oncologist, and William Dale, M.D., Ph.D., a geriatrician and palliative care physician, co-chaired the panel that developed the new ASCO guidelines designed to help doctors assess and manage care for older adults.

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City of Hope Researchers Publish First Report on a Protein Inhibitor for Advanced Bladder Cancer

June 8, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

Advanced bladder cancer is particularly difficult to treat. The five-year survival rate for Stage 4 bladder cancer is only about 15 percent. Now, City of Hope researchers have discovered a that a novel drug blocks a key protein that drives the disease.

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Researchers Discover Breakthrough Treatment For Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma

June 7, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

A couple of years ago, Timothy Satterfield, a retired chef, noticed a tiny mole on his forehead. He was referred to City of Hope, where a breakthrough immunotherapy trial is proving to be a game changer.

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