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.
Occupational therapists help cancer patients find their new normal
August 23, 2019 | C. Pete Lee
Occupational therapists at City of Hope assist cancer patients with learning how to do everyday tasks again — everything from brushing their teeth to using a computer to driving a car.
Researcher receives $1.35M Department of Defense grant for breast metastasis study
August 20, 2019 | Michael Easterling
Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., has received the “Breakthrough” award from the Department of Defense's Breast Cancer Research Program to support his study of leptomeningeal disease, which is characterized by the spreading of tumor cells to the lining of the brain and spinal cord.
City of Hope enrolling patients in clinical trial for HPV-linked cancers
August 20, 2019 | Letisia Marquez
A first-in-human, phase 1 T cell trial for patients who have human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers that have relapsed, or are resistant to treatment, is now open at City of Hope. The institution is the first to open such a trial on the West Coast.
Cancer screening guidance from City of Hope experts
August 16, 2019 | Samantha Bonar
August 16 is National Cancer Screening Day for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer. The day is an effort to increase awareness and education for breast, cervical and colorectal cancers.
City of Hope scientist receives $9.28M for CAR T trial for metastatic breast cancer
August 15, 2019 | Letisia Marquez
Saul Priceman, Ph.D., and his research team have received a $9.28 million award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to support a CAR T cell phase 1 clinical trial for the treatment of women with HER2-positive breast cancer that has spread to the brain.
Researcher Awarded $3M Grant to Study Genomics of Breast Cancer in Latinas
August 14, 2019 | Jenny Peters
City of Hope researcher Susan Neuhausen, Ph.D., is studying genomic breast cancer risk among Latinas. The research is vital, as Latinas are underrepresented in studies of breast cancer and genetic risk assessment.
City of Hope lauded for lung, colon cancer surgery
August 12, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg
U.S. News & World Report, which recently named City of Hope the best cancer facility in the West, singled out the colon cancer surgery and lung cancer surgery divisions as “high performing.”
New ‘liquid biopsy’ blood test could improve breast cancer diagnostics
August 7, 2019 | Letisia Marquez
Developed by TGen and partners, the test could help avoid unnecessary surgeries and enable physicians to continuously monitor cancer. It works by measuring tiny particles of tumor DNA circulating in a patient's bloodstream.
First in the nation: City of Hope to offer experimental T cell drug for liver cancer patients
August 5, 2019 | Zen Vuong
An ongoing clinical study in China on the drug showed liver tumor shrinkage, regression of metastatic tumors and fewer side effects than in other T cell clinical trials.
City of Hope is fourth in the nation in patient experience, according to U.S. News & World Report.
August 1, 2019 | Samvel Lazaryev
City of Hope ranked fourth in the country out of 885 hospitals surveyed in patient satisfaction according to U.S. News & World Report. Measurements included communication with and responsiveness of hospital staff, cleanliness and quietness of the hospital environment, pain management and communication about medicines.