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.
Pediatric oncologist uncovers young girl's rare bone disorder
March 15, 2019 | Jenny Peters
It took years before Lauren Lugo found her way to City of Hope and discovered she was suffering from a rare and painful bone disorder called hemangiomatosis.
A 20-year cancer survivor’s 20-mile run raises $20,000 for City of Hope
November 20, 2018 | Maxine Nunes
City of Hope patient Hester Joelson's goal was a daunting one, but it sounded so perfect — celebrate 20 cancer-free years with a 20-mile run to raise $20,000 for City of Hope.
‘This Is a Curable Cancer’: New Treatment Options for Sarcoma
July 9, 2018 | Kevin Chesley
Sarcoma affects the connective tissues of the body. These are uncommon cancers, but City of Hope’s Brooke Crawford, M.D, knows the options available for her patients facing all of these varied sarcomas.
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.
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.
New Postdoc Awarded Grant to Help Prevent Kaposi Sarcoma
November 10, 2017 | Katie Neith
A recent recruit to Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope has received a three-year grant from the St. Baldrick's Foundation to support his work on a vaccine for Kaposi sarcoma.
Family in Need Given Vehicle to Make the 200-mile Trip to City of Hope
September 20, 2017 | Michael Easterling
Thanks to a resourceful social worker, a determined physician and a compassionate community, the Jiminez family recently was gifted a new car with which to make the 200-mile trip to City of Hope for treatment.
New Treatment Options for Sarcoma
July 20, 2017 | City of Hope
Sarcomas are relatively uncommon cancers, and most people don’t know much about them. Now, during Sarcoma Awareness Month, Brooke Crawford, M.D., an assistant clinical professor specializing in orthopedic surgery in the Department of Surgery offers some answers.
2017 Rose Parade: 8 questions for pediatric cancer survivor Jackie Garcia
December 7, 2016 | Denise Heady
For the 45th year in a row, City of Hope will participate in the Tournament of Roses Parade. This year, seven patients will welcome 2017 atop City of Hope’s Rose Parade float. Here's Jackie Garcia's story.