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.
ASCO research highlights: First KRAS inhibitor and CAR T cell therapy for CLL
June 28, 2019 | City of Hope
At ASCO, City of Hope presented on a number of topics, but some of the most noteworthy involved the first KRAS inhibitor to show anti-tumor activity and the use of CAR T cell therapy in chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
City of Hope awarded $7.5M to develop treatment for rare cancer
April 3, 2019 | Zen Vuong
City of Hope recently received $7.5 million in grant awards to study a rare type of blood cancer that affects the skin: cutaneous T cell lymphoma.
Finding better treatments for devastating rare diseases
February 27, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg
City of Hope has long been renowned for its expertise in treating cancer and diabetes. But specialists here also are tackling lesser-known but equally devastating diseases that may or may not have an oncologic component.
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.