News Releases

From scientific discoveries to promising clinical trials, City of Hope constantly advances new and better ways to improve the lives of people here and throughout the world.

You can find the latest information on our research, clinical and educational programs through this listing of current press releases.

Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions stores raise over $1 million for City of Hope’s research and treatment for childhood cancers

April 18, 2018

City of Hope’s annual Kids 4 Hope program, in partnership with Albertsons Companies Foundation, Vons Foundation and Pavilions Foundation, has raised over $1 million to support research and treatment for pediatric cancers.

City of Hope certified to provide first FDA-approved CAR T cell therapy for pediatric and young adult patients with relapsed or refractory B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

April 13, 2018

City of Hope today announced that it is a certified treatment center to administer tisagenlecleucel (commercial name Kymriah) chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy – the first CAR T cell therapy approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) – to patients up to 25 years of age with B cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) that is refractory or in second or later relapse.

City of Hope scientists present new cancer research at the American Association for Cancer Research conference

April 12, 2018

City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and treatment center for cancer and diabetes, will highlight a variety of basic research and population studies at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) in Chicago’s McCormick Place April 14 to 18.

Mike Crowley to receive City of Hope’s Spirit of Life® Award at the National Insurance Industry Council’s annual gala

April 10, 2018

The National Insurance Industry Council has selected Michael “Mike” Crowley, vice chairman (retired) of Markel Corporation, as the recipient of the 2018 Spirit of Life® Award. The award will be presented on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the council’s 40th anniversary Spirit of Life Gala in Atlanta, which benefits City of Hope.

Jon Platt, Warner/Chappell chairman and chief executive officer to be honored with City of Hope’s 2018 Spirit of Life® Award

April 9, 2018

City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases, announced today that its Music, Film and Entertainment Industry group will present the 2018 Spirit of Life® Award to Jon Platt, chairman and chief executive officer of Warner/Chappell Music.

Second Fred Claire Celebrity Golf Classic Benefiting City of Hope to Take Place at Oakmont Country Club, Aug. 20

April 4, 2018

The second annual Fred Claire Celebrity Golf Classic will be held on Monday, Aug. 20, at Oakmont Country Club in Glendale with all proceeds benefiting City of Hope’s head and neck and thyroid cancer programs.

City of Hope Expands Its High-Quality Oncology Services to Additional Sites Across Southern California

April 2, 2018

City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and treatment center for cancer and diabetes, today announced it is adding nine radiation oncology sites to City of Hope Medical Foundation through a joint venture with Vantage Oncology, a leading national radiation oncology network that is part of The US Oncology Network.

City of Hope and FivePoint Partner to Bring Premier Destination Outpatient Cancer Center to Orange County

March 29, 2018

City of Hope, a world-renowned independent cancer research and treatment center, and Five Point Holdings, LLC (NYSE: FPH), the largest owner and developer of mixed-use, master-planned communities in coastal California, today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding formalizing a collaboration to build a $200 million, best-in-class, cancer center in Irvine.

Internationally renowned City of Hope researcher Leslie Bernstein honored with AACR-American Cancer Society Award for Research Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

March 28, 2018

Internationally renowned biostatistician and epidemiologist Leslie Bernstein, Ph.D., has been selected to receive the American Association for Cancer Research’s (AACR) 27th Annual American Cancer Society Award for Research Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention for her outstanding research accomplishments.

Quantum Health and City of Hope Collaborate to Provide State-of-the-Art Cancer Support Services

March 6, 2018

Quantum Health, Inc., the market leader in consumer navigation and care coordination, and City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and treatment center for cancer and diabetes, today announced a new collaboration to provide a range of enhanced cancer support services to clients of Quantum Health, their members and their physicians.

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