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ASCO research highlights: First KRAS inhibitor and CAR T cell therapy for CLL

June 28, 2019 | City of Hope

At ASCO, City of Hope presented on a number of topics, but some of the most noteworthy involved the first KRAS inhibitor to show anti-tumor activity and the use of CAR T cell therapy in chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

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Breakthrough drug shows results in lung, colon cancer

June 5, 2019 | Michael Easterling

A new drug being investigated by Marwan Fakih, M.D., professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research and medical director of the Judy & Bernard Briskin Center for Clinical Research, is "potentially practice-changing," Fakih said.

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New drug shows strong results against stubborn mutation

June 5, 2019 | Michael Easterling

A new drug being investigated by Marwan Fakih, M.D., professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research and medical director of the Judy & Bernard Briskin Center for Clinical Research, is "potentially practice-changing," Fakih said.

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Researchers detail new findings at 2019 AACR meeting

March 28, 2019 | Zen Vuong

City of Hope will showcase ongoing studies and data on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy, immunotherapy against solid tumors and more at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting from March 29 through April 3 in Atlanta.

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Australian patient travels 9,000 miles for a cure

March 7, 2019 | Michael Easterling

Australian lobster fisherman David Thompson traveled 9,000 miles for treatment at City of Hope after being diagnosed with Stage 4 oropharyngeal cancer. Given just six weeks to live, he is thriving more than a year after participating in an immunotherapy clinical trial.

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The Changing Landscape of Lung Cancer Therapy

November 27, 2018 | City of Hope

City of Hope clinical trials reflect the rapidly changing landscape of lung cancer therapy. We continue to pioneer treatment in lung cancer with trials that incorporate biomarker testing and immunotherapy.

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Giving up cigarettes a huge challenge, even for lung cancer patients

November 15, 2018 | Alison Shore

Quitting smoking can seem like an impossible task, but many people, including lung cancer patient Joanne Nelson, have found support with City of Hope's Smoking Cessation Program.

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Oncologist always finds a way to improve patients’ lives

October 18, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

Whether he finds a cure or simply the most effective way to alleviate pain or other distressing symptoms, Mohammadbagher Ziari, M.D., medical oncologist and hematologist/oncologist at City of Hope in Corona, is often aided by the substantial City of Hope resources he can draw on.

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