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.
A long road back for Orange County myeloma patient
August 28, 2019 | Bob Young
Multiple myeloma attacked Roy Zaragoza's spine and neck, causing him to lose strength in his legs and suffer severe vertigo, leaving him confined to a wheelchair. But he was determined to return to the cycling he loved.
Vanessa Jonsson, Ph.D.: An engineer tackles CAR T cell therapy
February 13, 2019 | City of Hope
Vanessa Jonsson, Ph.D., focuses on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy. Using such tools as computational analysis and mathematical modeling, she examines the complex interactions between the tumor, the patient’s immune system and the therapy to learn how the tumor evades the immune response.
After multiple myeloma, recording artist plays on
December 18, 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 float rider Abraham Laboriel, a world-renowned bassist whose work has been featured in 4,000 recordings and film soundtracks, including “Coco,” “Frozen” and “Incredibles 2.”
New Briskin Center for Clinical Research opens at City of Hope
September 7, 2018 | Michael Easterling
By moving all of the clinical research services and staff to one place, we are enabling many of our patients to complete all of their clinical trial appointments in a single visit at a single location. The Briskin Center includes infusion areas, nursing stations, exam and procedure rooms, onsite pharmacy and lab services, a dedicated registration site and outdoor seating for patients and their families.
CAR T Cell Trial for Multiple Myeloma to Launch in 2017
March 22, 2017 | Travis Marshall
CAR T cell therapy research at City of Hope is an innovative and promising approach that recruits the body’s own immune system in the fight against some of the hardest-to-treat cancers, including multiple myeloma.