15,000 second chances: Bone Marrow Transplant program celebrates new milestone

April 24, 2019 | Michael Easterling and Samantha Bonar

City of Hope’s bone marrow transplant program recently performed the procedure on its 15,000th patient, a remarkable milestone considering that the initiative started with just two physicians, three beds and guarded expectations in 1976.

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City of Hope Reveals Vision for World-Class Cancer Care in Orange County

June 25, 2019 | City of Hope

City of Hope has accelerated its plans for a $1 billion comprehensive cancer campus in Orange County, bringing highly specialized cancer care, clinical trials, precision medicine and early detection to the nation’s sixth most populous county.

Fun Under the Big Top at the 22nd Pediatric Picnic

June 24, 2019 | Michael Easterling

For the 22nd year, pediatric patients and their families came to the Duarte campus for the annual pediatric picnic.

CAR T a ‘Bridge’ to Stem Cell Transplant for Some Tough Cases

June 21, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg

Two breakthrough technologies — stem cell transplants and CAR T cell therapy — can work together to help more leukemia patients than ever before, including many who have exhausted all other options.

Teen Auto Racer Drives Awareness for City of Hope

June 18, 2019 | Bob Young

Hannah Grisham has been racing competitively since she got her first go-kart at the age of 6. Now the 19-year-old is taking on her biggest challenge yet — racing for a cure in a City of Hope-sponsored custom Mazda Miata.

From 'good fat' to beta cell breakthroughs: Diabetes experts present research at ADA Conference

June 14, 2019 | Letisia Marquez

City of Hope's Bart Roep, Ph.D., City of Hope’s Chan Soon-Shiong Shapiro Distinguished Chair in Diabetes, was invited to speak at the American Diabetes Association’s 79th Scientific Sessions, held June 7-11, 2019 in San Francisco. Roep and several City of Hope colleagues highlighted research successes and presented recent findings.

From Oranges, a Powerful Potential Cancer Fighter

June 13, 2019 | Wayne Lewis

Sharad Singhal, Ph.D., research professor in the Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research, leads investigations focusing on a small molecule that is abundant in the pith of citrus fruit.

Young investigator wins $1 million ORIEN NOVA Grant

June 11, 2019 | Maxine Nunes

The dynamic young founder and director of City of Hope’s Precision Imaging Lab, Ammar Chaudhry, M.D., is one of the first recipients of the new ORIEN NOVA Award. The $1 million grant will fund research for his breakthrough approach to cancer imaging and diagnosis.

Researcher honored for 'digging into the DNA of cancer'

June 5, 2019 | City of Hope

Dr. Jianjun Chen was recently named the Simms/Mann Family Foundation Chair in Systems Biology. Chen was recognized with the endowment for his leading-edge cancer research that is founded in personalized, gene-based medicine.

Breakthrough drug shows results in lung, colon cancer

June 5, 2019 | Michael Easterling

A new drug being investigated by Marwan Fakih, M.D., professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research and medical director of the Judy & Bernard Briskin Center for Clinical Research, is "potentially practice-changing," Fakih said.

Inspired by sci-fi, radiologist forges new frontiers in cancer diagnostics

June 4, 2019 | Maxine Nunes

Ammar Chaudhry, M.D., a radiologist with degrees in biology and physics and founder and director of City of Hope’s new Precision Imaging Lab, is currently working with some paradigm-shifting concepts that promise to transform the diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients.