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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‘Point zero-zero-zero one percent’: LGBTQI issues in health care

April 28, 2017 | Stephanie Smith

Experts in the field say LGBTQI communities are some of the most underserved and understudied minority groups in U.S. health care — and that has serious implications for cancer care. During Minority Health Month, City of Hope investigates the issues surrounding these complex issues.

From Patient to Patron: Lymphoma Survivor Pays It Forward

February 9, 2017 | Michael Easterling

Deana and Steve Campbell made a generous donation to City of Hope to establish The Deana and Steve Campbell Chief Clinical Officer’s Distinguished Chair in Honor of Alexandra Levine, M.D. The holder of the endowed Chair, yet to be recruited, will demonstrate the same level of commitment to City of Hope’s values, ideals and philosophy as Levine has personified.

Bestselling author shares her journey as a bone marrow donor in her memoir, "Marrow: A Love Story"

October 28, 2016 | Michael Easterling

Bestselling author Elizabeth Lesser discusses her most recent work, “Marrow: A Love Story.” Described as a "mesmerizing and courageous memoir," we follow the story of two sisters, Elizabeth and her younger sister Maggie. Elizabeth learns that she is a perfect match for the bone marrow transplant needed by her sister Maggie.

World Cancer Day: We can. I can.

February 4, 2016 | Alexandra Levine, M.D., M.A.C.P.

Everything we do at City of Hope has one purpose: To make cancer a thing of the past. Now more than ever, we have reason to believe that goal is in sight. As we mark International World Cancer Day, City of Hope enthusiastically supports this year's theme: We Can. I Can.

Exceptional patient care: City of Hope earns 2 Press Ganey Awards

January 5, 2016 | Letisia Marquez

For the seventh year in a row, the health care industry’s leading performance improvement firm has given City of Hope top marks for its inpatient care. The resulting awards – the Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award and the Pinnacle of Excellence Award – are based on patients’ own feedback.