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.
Disney pals entertain pediatric patients during ToyFest
April 8, 2019 | Michael Easterling
The pediatric patients in treatment at City of Hope are unable to go to Disneyland, so on March 14 Disneyland came to them, at the fourth annual winter ToyFest held on City of Hope’s main campus in Duarte, California.
High school baseball standout Jaylon Fong is batting 1,000 against cancer
November 26, 2018 | Maxine Nunes
When Little League pitcher Jaylon Fong was 8, he was stricken with leukemia. At 12, he was finally declared cancer-free, only to relapse months later. But for him, cancer's just another opponent to beat.
Pro surfer JoJo Roper visits City of Hope pediatric patients
November 6, 2018 | Lora Pentoney
JoJo Roper, a professional big-wave surfer, recently visited City of Hope’s pediatric department as part of his campaign to bring awareness to childhood cancer.
New handheld heart monitor is a breakthrough for childhood cancer survivors
June 22, 2018 | Maxine Nunes
A new electronic monitor called Vivio, developed by Caltech with City of Hope, promises to make cardiac screening easier and more accessible for cancer patients and physicians.
The Gold Standard: City of Hope’s Pediatric Musculoskeletal Tumor Program
June 16, 2018 | Travis Marshall
Pediatric musculoskeletal tumors and sarcomas are so rare and diverse that it’s almost impossible for a single physician to effectively treat them. But City of Hope is uniquely equipped to provide rapid and comprehensive treatment for these highly aggressive cancers.
Teen Cancer Survivor Holds Second Annual Basketball Fundraiser
May 22, 2018 | Samantha Bonar
When Tyler Varing was diagnosed with germ cell cancer at 15, he went to City of Hope for treatment. Now, 10 years after he was cured, Tyler is giving back by holding a basketball tournament that raises money for City of Hope’s Pediatric Cancer Fund.
Hannah’s Story: From City of Hope Patient to City of Hope Nurse
February 15, 2018 | Alison Shore
We all know stories about people carving out careers based on an inspirational event or person. The professional athlete who admired an Olympian. For Hannah Komai, a registered nurse in pediatric hematology/oncology at City of Hope, inspiration came by way of another pediatric oncology nurse, Molly Lambert.
City of Hope's Youngest Patients Enjoy Food and Fun at the Annual Pediatric Picnic
June 22, 2017 | Denise Heady
For one day in June every year, the pediatric team at City of Hope puts away their lab coats, scrubs and stethoscopes for a special celebration: the annual Pediatric Picnic.
Meet our doctors: How Leo Wang is revolutionizing the way that pediatric and blood cancers are treated
March 17, 2017 | Denise Heady
Dual-trained pediatric oncologist and scientist Leo Wang, M.D., Ph.D., is working in the lab to understand how blood cells develop and grow, and plans to use that information to help patients with cancer live longer and experience fewer side effects of treatment.