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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‘The moment that changed my life’: Researcher Linda Malkas on inspiration and innovation

August 8, 2018 | Dory Benford

City of Hope's Linda Malkas, Ph.D., never envisioned a life in cancer research for herself. She wanted to be an astronaut, but after attending engineering school, she abandoned her interest in going into space.

How Henrietta Lacks Helped Make Me the Scientist I Am Today

July 11, 2017 | Linda Malkas, Ph.D.

Henrietta Lacks certainly influenced my research, and continues to do so. Her impact is great here at City of Hope, as it is around the world. I’m just one scientist whose work has been made possible by Henrietta. There are many of us who owe her a profound debt of gratitude. Internationally, the number of people who have benefited from what she left behind is impossible to calculate.