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New developments in sarcoma research and treatment

July 31, 2019 | Malcolm Bedell

While a rare and challenging cancer, several recent breakthroughs have shown potential to extend survival and improve quality of life for sarcoma patients.

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TGen study reveals osteosarcoma similarities in kids, dogs

July 19, 2019 | Samantha Bonar

City of Hope affiliate TGen and Tufts University's novel findings for this deadly bone cancer could lead to better treatments for people and pets.

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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.

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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.

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‘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.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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