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Fred Claire: Former Dodgers GM chronicles cancer journey in new book
July 6, 2020 | by Abe Rosenberg
After being treated for skin cancer that spread to his jaw at City of Hope, former Dodgers General Manager Fred Claire has become one of the institution’s biggest boosters. He discusses his care by "the greatest team of my lifetime" in a new book, "Extra Innings."
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New study may revolutionize the way we detect cancer
July 1, 2020 | by Maxine Nunes
Once we identify the point where cells shift from normal to malignant, we can potentially stop the process before a malignant cell ever appears, according to research by City of Hope's Russell Rockne, Ph.D.
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Data-driven scientist to help lead blood cancer effort
June 24, 2020 | by Abe Rosenberg
Alexey Danilov, M.D., Ph.D., is a world leader in the study and treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia and many forms of lymphoma, alongside displaying an engaging manner with patients and colleagues. He is the new associate director of the Toni Stephenson Lymphoma Center.
Study finds way to determine tumor response to immunotherapy
June 22, 2020 | by Katie Neith
Research by City of Hope scientists has found that the way a patient's immune cells react at the beginning of immunotherapy treatment may predict the subsequent effectiveness of the therapy. The findings could improve personalized medicine for cancer patients by determining at the outset who might benefit from the therapy.
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Dr. Dad: Ravi Salgia, M.D., Ph.D., inspires his three kids to become physicians
June 19, 2020 | by Lisa O'Neill Hill
All three of noted oncologist and lung expert Ravi Salgia's children — Meghan, Sabrina and Nick — are following in his footsteps and becoming physicians. They explain how their dad’s love of people, science and medicine has inspired them also to become healers.
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Scientists showcase new research at 2020 AACR Virtual Meeting II
June 16, 2020 | by Zen Vuong
These important studies could one day lead to new real-time diagnostic imaging techniques and the identification of genomic biomarkers that predict treatment results – innovations that will improve health outcomes for cancer patients.