U.S. News: City of Hope Is Best Cancer Hospital in the West

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.

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Bone Marrow Donor Travels Across Country to Meet 8-Year-Old Recipient

May 10, 2019 | Letisia Marquez

Father of two Rosendo Moreno of Chicago didn't hesitate when Be The Match asked if he would be interested in being a bone marrow donor for 5-year-old Zuleika Flores of San Diego. Three years later, they finally meet.

Leukemia patient finds donor halfway around the world

May 9, 2019 | Letisia Marquez

Acute myeloid leukemia patient Leif Voeltz's perfect match for a bone marrow transplant was located in Germany. Now Marcel Waldmann is traveling to the U.S. for the first time to meet the man whose life he saved.

Bone marrow transplants have broken the age barrier

May 7, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg

City of Hope’s bone marrow transplant program recently performed the procedure on its 15,000th patient. Today, age is no longer a barrier to transplant.

A new standard of care: HIV not a barrier to stem cell transplants

May 2, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg

Where in the early days of the HIV epidemic the idea of stem cell transplants for HIV patients with cancer was considered crazy, the procedure is now commonly performed.

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.

City of hope's bone marrow transplant program reaches two historic milestones

February 26, 2019 | City of Hope

City of Hope’s bone marrow transplant has played a crucial role in the advancement of the procedure that it began doing more than four decades ago.

‘Why Not Help?’: Meet Bone Marrow Donor Alex Kikis

May 10, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

When Alex Kikis was asked to donate his bone marrow stem cells to a cancer patient he had never met, Kikis knew instinctively he would donate. And at City of Hope’s 42nd Annual BMT Reunion, he got to meet the man he saved.

A Call to Serve: Meet Bone Marrow Donor Nick Martinez

May 10, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

Nick Martinez wants to become a physical therapist so he can help people who have been injured move again. But today, at City of Hope’s 42nd Annual BMT Reunion, he realized that he has already given a 15-year-old cancer survivor the ability to walk again – and a second chance at life.

15-year-old Cancer Survivor Grateful for ‘Opportunity at a Second Life’

May 9, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

In 2015, 15-year-old Arturo Martinez received a bone marrow transplant to treat his acute lymphoblastic leukemia. On Friday May 11, at City of Hope’s 42nd Annual Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion, Arturo will meet his donor.