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.
PSCA as a novel CAR T target for resistant prostate cancer
August 20, 2019 | City of Hope
In this phase 1 trial, the safety and tolerability of autologous anti-PSCA-CAR-4-1BB/TCRzeta-CD19t-expressing T lymphocytes are studied in adult patients with PSCA+ metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
From ‘wilderness’ to ‘paradise’: A Grammy winner's cancer journey
July 9, 2019 | Malcolm Bedell
When prostate cancer comes calling, it doesn’t count how many Grammys you have sitting on your shelf. Prostate cancer will impact about 1 in 9 men in their lifetimes, and in 2018, it came calling for Kuk Harrell.
‘Watch-and-wait’ approach for low-risk prostate cancer not without dangers
March 7, 2019 | Malcolm Bedell
Men diagnosed with “low-risk” prostate cancer are increasingly refusing more aggressive treatment in favor of a watch-and-wait approach. However, determining which patients truly fall into the “low-risk” category can prove more complicated than some tests would make it seem.
Community health screenings address underlying disparities
January 23, 2019 | Malcolm Bedell
On Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, City of Hope will be a proud co-sponsor of the fourth annual KKLA (99.5 FM) Free Family Health Fair, located at the Pasadena First Church of the Nazarene in Pasadena.
How an artist found the beauty in his cancer journey
November 30, 2018 | Dory Benford
Paul Ecke hasn't let a Stage 4 cancer diagnosis slow him down. Thanks to his doctor, Tanya Dorff, M.D., the artist has turned the pain of his diagnosis into beautiful works of art he shares with the world.
This former football player refuses to let prostate cancer beat him
November 2, 2018 | Dory Benford
Former football player John Hardy discusses his prostate cancer diagnosis, his successful treatment at City of Hope and the need for black men, who are at higher risk of developing the disease, to see a urologist regularly and undergo PSA testing.
NoShaver campaign seeks to raise funds for prostate cancer research and treatment
November 1, 2018 | Molly Peck
Hugo Godinez, a sergeant for the Los Angeles School Police Department, jumped at the chance to participate in NoShaver, a fundraising campaign to support finding a cure of prostate cancer, in partnership with City of Hope.
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Welcomes Stephen J. Forman, M.D.
September 27, 2018 | Letisia Marquez
City of Hope’s Stephen J. Forman, M.D., is now an official member of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy.