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.
Innovators and Advocates: Three City of Hope Physicians Honored
July 23, 2018 | Michael Easterling
These three City of Hope physicians have dramatically different backgrounds, but they share a devotion to helping people and saving lives and now they share in the generosity of longtime City of Hope philanthropists Norman and Melinda Payson. Vijay Trisal, M.D., Jeffrey Weitzel, M.D., and John Chan, M.D., were recent invested through gifts made from the Payson family.
Triple Skin Cancer Diagnoses No Match for This Patient's Infectious Optimism
May 24, 2018 | Alison Shore
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, a fitting time to prepare for the upcoming sun-soaked summer and learn more from a skin cancer survivor.
Rose Parade 2018: Ovarian Cancer Survivor Donates 9 ‘Survival Bells’ to City of Hope
November 22, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
City of Hope will participate in the Tournament of Roses Parade. This year, 10 patients will welcome 2018 atop City of Hope’s Rose Parade float. Meet float rider Maria “Becky” Velazquez-McIntyre, a former patient with a remarkable story.
What I learned: 4 hard-won lessons from skin cancer survivor John Garner
March 11, 2016 | By Denise Heady
John, 66, knows that cancer isn’t something people are typically grateful for, but he credits the disease for pushing him to be fearless and focused enough to return to his first loves: writing, running and coaching high school football.
Cancer insights: The social, psychological and financial impact of cancer
January 13, 2016 | Vijay Trisal, M.D., F.A.C.S.
We have made tangible advances in technology and have a better understanding of the molecular mechanisms of the drivers of cancer. This has advanced our ability to interrupt the growth of cancer. However, we need to take a step back and seriously examine the social and psychological harm that the disease can cause.