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.

Eight San Gabriel Valley organizations awarded City of Hope Healthy Living grants August 10, 2017

City of Hope has announced the recipients of its 2017 Healthy Living grants, which help San Gabriel Valley residents reduce their risk of cancer and diabetes by making healthy lifestyle choices.

City of Hope experiences phishing incident August 4, 2017

DUARTE, Calif. — City of Hope announced today that it is in the process of notifying affected patients of a breach after four staff member email accounts were temporarily accessed following an email phishing incident. At this time, there is no indication that the breach has resulted in any actual acquisition of patient medical information.

City of Hope named “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” by Human Rights Campaign Foundation June 28, 2017

City of Hope today announced it has received the “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization.

City of Hope Is Home to Leading Chinese Cancer Researchers and Experts June 19, 2017

For the second year in a row, City of Hope has launched an integrated Chinese-language marketing and outreach campaign to reach the Chinese-American community in Southern California.

City of Hope is Home to Korean American Cancer Experts June 19, 2017

First-ever Korean-American campaign highlights national and global leaders in the field of cancer treatment and research; aims to increase awareness of institute’s lifesaving mission and impact

City of Hope Announces New Spanish-language Campaign Designed to Connect with and Serve the Hispanic Community June 13, 2017

For the second year in a row, City of Hope has launched an integrated Spanish-language marketing and outreach campaign designed to connect with and serve Hispanic families throughout Southern California.

Indo-American Cancer Association honors City of Hope’s Ravi Salgia, M.D., Ph.D., for outstanding contributions to oncology June 5, 2017

The Indo-American Cancer Association (IACA) honored City of Hope’s Ravi Salgia, M.D., Ph.D., with the IACA Award for Outstanding Contributions to Oncology during its annual meeting, which took place during the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) 2017 annual meeting in Chicago.

City of Hope presents new studies at 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting June 2, 2017

City of Hope physicians and researchers will present their latest research on blood stem cell transplants for HIV patients, immunotherapies, unique treatment options for older adults battling breast cancer and other topics during the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s 2017 Annual Meeting June 2 to 6 in Chicago. More than 38,000 oncology professionals and others will attend the conference to learn about the latest scientific research on cancer treatment, detection and prevention.


The first Fred Claire Celebrity Golf Classic will feature an All-Star lineup of former Major League Baseball players and other celebrities at Oakmont Country Club in Glendale, California, on Monday, Aug. 14, with all proceeds going to City of Hope, the world-renowned medical, scientific research and treatment center.

City of Hope researchers find regular use of aspirin can lower risk of breast cancer for women May 1, 2017

A City of Hope-led study found that the use of low-dose aspirin (81mg) reduces the risk of breast cancer in women who are part of the California’s Teacher’s Study. This study — which is the first to suggest that the reduction in risk occurs for low-dose aspirin — was proposed by City of Hope’s Leslie Bernstein, Ph.D., professor and director of the Division of Biomarkers of Early Detection and Prevention.

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