An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
Rick Kittles
Opening up the world of science to kids from underrepresented communities
November 6, 2019 | by Wayne Lewis
The National Cancer Institute awarded a grant to City of Hope with the goal of sparking passion for science among underrepresented minority youth in neighboring communities. YES2SUCCESS comprises a pipeline of outreach activities and hands-on participation in research from sixth grade through the un
Community
Lung Cancer
Young researchers receive American Cancer Society grants
November 5, 2019 | by Katie Neith
Two beginning faculty at City of Hope are getting a boost for their innovative pilot studies: one will look into improving post-treatment imaging for lung cancer patients, while the other will explore new ways to approach chemotherapy-resistant pancreatic cancer.
Research
Important Advice for Cancer Patients During Fire Season
November 1, 2019 | by City of Hope
As fire season is underway, it is especially important for patients already fighting disease and with compromised immune systems to protect themselves from the harm and toxins that wildfire smoke contains.
Community
Thurmond
Ancient genes could
lead to new treatments
November 1, 2019 | by Wayne Lewis
The family of SNARE proteins are an essential part of the body’s complex transport system, helping to regulate diverse biological processes. Thurmond investigates the role that certain members of that family play in metabolism — research that has the potential to result in new therapies for type 1 d
Research | Diabetes
The City of Hope DMRI Team
Within our grasp:
Diabetes research
at City of Hope
November 1, 2019 | by Wayne Lewis
For nearly 50 years, scientists who have made major advances in the understanding and treatment of diabetes have called City of Hope home. Building on past milestones, as well as the institution’s acute understanding of the role of the immune system in cancer, investigators work on an integrated app
Diabetes | Research
Termini
New study finds genomic link between diabetes and cancer
November 1, 2019 | by Zen Vuong
City of Hope's John Termini, Ph.D., presents research at the American Chemical Society annual meeting that could explain why diabetes patients have an increased risk of developing some forms of cancer.
Research | Diabetes