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.

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Breast cancer survivor starts living a ‘purposeful life’

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 Candida Celaya, a breast cancer survivor who is using her second chance at life to give back to the community.

City of Hope scientist weighs in on aspirin's role in cancer prevention

October 5, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

The Journal of the American Medical Association Oncology invited City of Hope’s Victoria Seewaldt, M.D., to provide her expert commentary on two studies published today about ovarian and hepatocellular cancer prevention.

Researcher's Ovarian Cancer Discovery Takes on Special Meaning

June 27, 2018 | City of Hope

The results of a study published earlier this year by TGen researchers (City of Hope affiliate) in the journal Clinical Cancer Research suggest an existing leukemia drug, ponatinib, shows promise against SCCOHT.

Leukemia Drug Shows Promise Against Rare Ovarian Cancer

March 2, 2018 | City of Hope

City of Hope affiliate TGen has found that an anti-cancer drug used to fight leukemia shows promise against SCCOHT, a rare and aggressive type of ovarian cancer.

What to Know About Robotic Surgery for Gynecologic Cancers

January 31, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

One of the ways that City of Hope is innovating in the treatment of gynecologic cancers is through robotic surgery — and that's good news.

Rose Parade 2018: Ovarian Cancer Survivor Donates 9 ‘Survival Bells’ to City of Hope

November 22, 2017 | Samantha Bonar

City of Hope will participate in the Tournament of Roses Parade. This year, 10 patients will welcome 2018 atop City of Hope’s Rose Parade float. Meet float rider Maria “Becky” Velazquez-McIntyre, a former patient with a remarkable story.

Heated Chemotherapy Can Tackle Tough Peritoneal Cancers

October 3, 2017 | Samantha Bonar

Cancers that affect or metastasize to the peritoneal cavity (the abdominal area that contains organs such as the stomach and liver) can be difficult to treat. Heated intraoperative peritoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) can help.

Robotic surgery is less invasive for gynecologic cancer

August 4, 2017 | City of Hope

More than 107,470 women in the United States are diagnosed with gynecologic cancers each year. However, thanks to developments in technology, many of these cancers can now be treated with robotic surgery.

Survivors' bell gives cancer patients extra ring of hope

February 15, 2017 | Denise Heady

A survivors' bell hanging in City of Hope’s main Duarte campus has been rung by more than 200 patients since it was donated by ovarian cancer survivor Becky Velazquez-McIntyre two summers ago. And now she is taking the survivor bell ritual to the rest of the 13 City of Hope community practice sites.

Five key facts every woman needs to know about ovarian cancer

September 26, 2016 | Jay Fernandez

Incident rates for ovarian cancer continues to decrease, but it still remains one of the most deadly cancers for women. Here, Dr. Han helps illuminate five key facts about ovarian cancer and how women can be best informed.