City of Hope Reveals Vision for World-Class Cancer Care in Orange County

June 25, 2019 | City of Hope

City of Hope has accelerated its plans for a $1 billion comprehensive cancer campus in Orange County, bringing highly specialized cancer care, clinical trials, precision medicine and early detection to the nation’s sixth most populous county.

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Caregiver, Cancer Survivor and Author: City of Hope Nurse Christine Magnus Moore

June 5, 2017 | Michael Easterling

As an oncology nurse, Christine Magnus Moore, R.N., B.S.N., has cared for patients going through the most challenging circumstances one can imagine. But she didn’t fully comprehend the courage of these cancer patients until she became one herself.

Nurses Week 2017: Meet Catherine “Kate” Gonzales

May 12, 2017 | City of Hope

Catherine “Kate” Gonzales, B.S.N, R.N., was driving to the market recently when a delivery truck stopped in front of her. The driver ran out and over to Gonzales' car. “You’re the nurse that took care of my daughter,” she said. “You probably don’t remember me, but you were so important to me and to how I coped. I just wanted to thank you.”

Nurses Week 2017: Meet Emily Boettcher

May 12, 2017 | City of Hope

When Emily Boettcher, B.S.N., R.N., O.C.N., B.M.T.C.N., came to City of Hope’s bone marrow transplant unit, she thought she was signing on for a short-term job of maybe a few months to a year. That was more than five years ago.

Nurses Week 2017: Meet Christina Joseph

May 11, 2017 | City of Hope

When Christina Joseph, B.S.N., R.N., was in nursing school, a close teacher and mentor was diagnosed with cancer. “I took that as a sign,” said the Southern California native. “So I went into oncology nursing.”

Nurses Week 2017: Meet Cindy Stahl

May 11, 2017 | City of Hope

Cindy Stahl came to City of Hope after graduation, and although she enjoyed the research, she found her true niche: oncology nursing.

Nurses Week 2017: Meet Kaishawn McDuffie

May 10, 2017 | City of Hope

As a nurse specializing in diabetes management, Kaishawn McDuffie, B.S.N., R.N., C.D.E., smiles when recalling her first reaction to applying for a part-time position at City of Hope’s Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute’s outpatient diabetes clinic.

Nurses Week 2017: Meet Christopher Okamoto

May 10, 2017 | City of Hope

Christopher Okamoto, B.S., B.S.N., R.N., worked two and a half years as a pharmacy technician when, he said, “I realized I wanted more patient interaction.”

Nurses Week 2017: Meet Carolina Uranga

May 9, 2017 | City of Hope

Carolina Uranga always knew she wanted to be a nurse, so she decided to learn what it was like to work in a hospital.

Nurses Week 2017: Meet Emily Ganley

May 9, 2017 | City of Hope

A strong voice is vital for an opera singer. It turns out it also comes in handy when advocating for patients, working in patient education, helping peers evaluate their practice and speaking at conferences.

Nurses Week 2017: Meet Delfa Grecia

May 8, 2017 | City of Hope

When Delfa Grecia, B.S.N., R.N., started working with pediatric patients in the outpatient clinic at City of Hope, “I would cry when they cried,” she recalled. “It is so hard not to be affected by their feelings. They are so little, and you just want to help.”