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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
Garden of Hope | City of Hope
Spearheading Action for Better Health Care in Underserved Communities
February 6, 2020 | by Maxine Nunes
Last year, City of Hope convened all of the nonprofit hospitals in the San Gabriel Valley to produce a comprehensive report on health issues in the area, with a pathway to more effective action.
Community
breakthroughs- world cancer day
Trends to Celebrate
On World Cancer Day
February 4, 2020 | by Samantha Bonar and Abe Rosenberg
While there is still progress to be made, on this World Cancer Day, there is much to celebrate. In just the last year, major advances in precision medicine, gene-based therapy, immunotherapy and many other areas brought new hope to countless patients.
Research
blood stem cell
City of Hope lauded
for exceptional transplant outcomes
January 29, 2020 | by Michael Easterling
Recognized again by the Center for International Blood & Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR), City of Hope is the only institution in the nation to exceed BMT patient outcome expectations for 15 consecutive years.
Patient Care