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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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.

Survivor of Rare Skin Cancer Pens Three Books

June 16, 2017 | Samantha Bonar

A skin cancer survivor who was given a poor prognosis six years ago has not only astounded his doctors, he has written two books and is working on a third.

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.