July 29, 2019 | Letisia Marquez
City of Hope has been named the best cancer hospital in the West by U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Hospitals: Specialty Ranking. This marks the 13th consecutive year it has been distinguished as one of the nation’s elite cancer hospitals.
Caitlin's journey: Lymphoma patient gets fresh start with CAR T
July 31, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg
Diagnosed with a rare, fast-growing blood cancer and ineligible for a lifesaving stem cell transplant after failing chemotherapy, treatment with a breakthrough CAR T drug called Yescarta was Caitlin Buchanan's best hope for survival.
City of Hope Physicians Announce New CAR T Breakthroughs at Annual ASH Meeting
December 14, 2017 | Letisia Marquez
New blood cancer breakthroughs – including several involving CAR T cell therapy – were announced by City of Hope physicians at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting in Atlanta.
Combination Immunotherapy Shown to Be Effective Initial Treatment for Relapsed or Refractory Hodgkin Lymphoma
December 11, 2017 | Katie Neith
Researchers led by Alex Herrera, M.D. have found that a combination of two immunotherapy drugs may be a more tolerable way for patients to fight the disease before a transplant.
City of Hope doctor tackles two difficult-to-treat lymphomas
February 1, 2017 | Letisia Marquez
Alex F. Herrera, M.D., and a team of doctors examined how well patients whose double-hit and/or double-expressor lymphoma had recurred, or was resistant to initial treatment, fared after they had received high-dose chemotherapy and underwent an autologous stem cell transplantation.
ASH 2016: Groundbreaking new trials show promise for lymphoma and multiple myeloma patients
December 7, 2016 | City of Hope
Numerous clinical trials, which lay the groundwork for novel approaches to lymphoma and multiple myeloma therapies, could ultimately lead to new treatments that improve survival and quality of life for patients with those and other diseases. Additional studies give new insight into best practices for the treatment of various blood cancers.