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Lung Cancer
Lung cancer patient
gets a second chance
February 21, 2020 | by Maxine Nunes
Sent home to die from metastatic lung cancer, Anthony Wright made the key decision to come to City of Hope instead. After treatment by a medical oncologist and surgeon here, he's had a "phenomenal recovery."
Patient Care
Time Series of Microtentacles on a Breast Cancer Cell | City of Hope
Could targeting your
internal clock be key
to slowing cancer?
February 19, 2020 | by Zen Vuong
Using models, City of Hope scientists identified a defective part of the circadian rhythm gene that may result in accelerated breast cancer progression in obese, prediabetic people.
Research
Beckman Research Institute exterior
New grad school deans
share ambitious vision
February 18, 2020 | by Samantha Bonar
Two new deans, David Ann, Ph.D., and Yilun Liu, Ph.D., have taken the helm of City of Hope’s graduate program, determined to attract the best and brightest students from around the nation and the globe.
Research | Education
Breakthroughs - gallbladder and bile duct cancers treatments
New hope for two
of the deadliest cancers
February 17, 2020 | by Maxine Nunes
During awareness month for the diseases, City of Hope specialists discuss the latest developments in the understanding and treatment of rare and aggressive gallbladder and bile duct cancer.
Patient Care
Measles Virus | City of Hope
City of Hope-developed CMV vaccine reduces post-transplant complications
February 14, 2020 | by Letisia Marquez
Results from a study by City of Hope researchers show that patients who underwent a stem cell transplant and received the Triplex vaccine to prevent cytomegalovirus infection were 50% less likely to develop health complications related to the virus than others.
Research
blood donor
Blood donor's gift
from the heart leads to love
February 12, 2020 | by Michael Easterling
The first time Wing Kau Fung donated blood, he fainted. Yet, Fung is happy to donate because he knows, firsthand, there is always a great need for it among City of Hope patients.
Patient Care