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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.

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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.

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JoJo Roper, pro surfer, at City of Hope

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.

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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.

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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.

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Tyler Varing | City of Hope

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.

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Hannah Komai | City of Hope

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.

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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.

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