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.
Leukemia patient finds donor halfway around the world
May 9, 2019 | Letisia Marquez
Acute myeloid leukemia patient Leif Voeltz's perfect match for a bone marrow transplant was located in Germany. Now Marcel Waldmann is traveling to the U.S. for the first time to meet the man whose life he saved.
Bone marrow transplants have broken the age barrier
May 7, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg
City of Hope’s bone marrow transplant program recently performed the procedure on its 15,000th patient. Today, age is no longer a barrier to transplant.
City of Hope investigates a novel therapeutic approach in AML
April 26, 2019 | City of Hope
City of Hope opens recruitment for a phase I/II dose-finding study of novel agent 8-chloro-adenosine in patients with relapsed/refractory acute myeloid leukemia.
Leukemia created a roadblock, music lifted her past it
December 20, 2018 | Zen Vuong
Meet City of Hope 2019 Rose Parade float rider Olivia Gaines, an aspiring songwriter and amateur pianist who has witnessed how music speaks to the heart and calms spirits.
Music powers pediatric patient through treatment
December 19, 2018 | Zen Vuong
Seven City of Hope patients will welcome the New Year atop City of Hope’s 47th Rose Parade float, “Harmony of Hope.” Meet teenage float rider Caitlin Herron, who has courageously battled cancer and said that despite all the negatives, cancer has changed her perspective on life, forced her to overcome fears and enabled her to reach her full potential.
Childhood cancer survivor Nicole Schulz tackles another challenge - the side effects of treatment
November 26, 2018 | Maxine Nunes
At 14, City of Hope patient Nicole Schulz was a girl on the go, and even acute myeloid leukemia couldn’t stop her. Now she's facing a new challenge - the side effects of her lifesaving treatment.
‘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.
City of Hope Patient Gets Custom Superhero Costume from ‘Aquaman’ Designer
April 9, 2018 | Samantha Bonar
The comprehensive care team at City of Hope strives to keep their patients’ spirits up. That’s how leukemia patient Chris Leal, 2, ended up with a custom superhero costume created by one of Hollywood’s top costume designers.
New Researcher Takes Aim at Acute Myeloid Leukemia
February 27, 2018 | City of Hope
Acute myeloid leukemia, or AML, is one of the most common and fatal forms of blood-related cancers. Jianjun Chen, Ph.D., a new faculty member at City of Hope, dedicates much of his research program to learning more about the disease.
‘I Thought I Had This Thing Beat’: A Story of Relapse and Recovery
January 17, 2018 | Jennifer Mattson
In the summer of 2015, Mollie Warner was living a happy, active life in Rancho Cucamonga, California, with her husband. She worked out regularly at the gym, lifted weights and was even taking a kickboxing class when she started feeling fatigued.