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.
‘Superhero’ patient returns to city of hope to trick or treat
October 31, 2018 | Samantha Bonar
Last March, City of Hope pediatric AML patient Chris Leal was getting ready to undergo a stem cell transplant. Now, after spending most of his young life in hospitals, Chris is back home playing with his favorite trains.
Life-changing transplant gives sickle cell patient a second chance
October 3, 2018 | Abe Rosenberg
Before her bone marrow transplant at City of Hope, Cierra Jackson's future was uncertain thanks to her sickle cell disease. Now, she's pushing forward with her dreams and helping others with the disease.
Reflections on Coordinated Care: Meet Russell Gray, M.D.
February 16, 2018 | Deborah Stambler
As with so many other physicians, Russell Gray, M.D., decided to pursue a career in medicine when a science class in high school sparked his curiosity. Since then, he has devoted his career to anesthesiology, and cardiac anesthesiology in particular.
City of Hope nationally recognized for exceptional patient care
November 8, 2016 | Denise Heady
Press Ganey, the health care industry’s leading performance-improvement firm, has honored City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and cancer treatment center, with two prestigious awards for top-quality inpatient care for the eighth consecutive year.
Landmark LGBT cancer action plan outlines need for better patient care
March 18, 2016 | City of Hope
LGBT persons are still experiencing stigma and discrimination, despite growing social acceptance universally, including exclusion within the healthcare system. It’s a scenario that is compromising the care and treatment they receive, and have access to. These are the findings of a manuscript, “The National LGBT Action Cancer Plan,” recently published in LGBT Health, and co-authored by City of Hope’s David Rice, Ph.D., R.N., N.P.
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.