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.
Bone Marrow Donor Travels Across Country to Meet 8-Year-Old Recipient
May 10, 2019 | Letisia Marquez
Father of two Rosendo Moreno of Chicago didn't hesitate when Be The Match asked if he would be interested in being a bone marrow donor for 5-year-old Zuleika Flores of San Diego. Three years later, they finally meet.
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.
Half-matches open door to bone marrow transplant for more patients
May 6, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg
City of Hope doctors have performed more than 250 haploidentical stem cell transplants in the last five years. They are giving more and more patients a new treatment option.
A new standard of care: HIV not a barrier to stem cell transplants
May 2, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg
Where in the early days of the HIV epidemic the idea of stem cell transplants for HIV patients with cancer was considered crazy, the procedure is now commonly performed.
15,000 second chances: Bone Marrow Transplant program celebrates new milestone
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.
Life-changing transplant gives sickle cell patient a second chance
October 3, 2018 | Abe Rosenberg
Before her bone marrow transplant at City of Hope, Cierra Jackson's future was uncertain thanks to her sickle cell disease. Now, she's pushing forward with her dreams and helping others with the disease.
Promising Sickle Cell Research Gets Nearly $6MM Boost from CIRM
March 22, 2018 | Michael Easterling
Thanks to a $5.74 million award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, City of Hope’s Joseph Rosenthal, M.D., and his team can advance their research into finding a cure for sickle cell disease.