Press Releases

Nine patients given another chance at life will ride City of Hope’s 2020 Rose Parade® float

December 16, 2019

Nine patients will ride City of Hope’s eponymous float at the 131st Rose Parade® presented by Honda on New Year’s Day. These survivors demonstrate how “The Power of Hope” and leading-edge treatment at a biomedical research institution gave them the gift of time.

City of Hope doctors present research on new immunotherapies at American Society of Hematology conference

December 9, 2019

City of Hope physicians and researchers at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) meeting in Orlando presented research on novel chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T therapy and other potential new therapies for blood cancers.

City of Hope's Annette Walker named one of the most influential people in American healthcare

December 8, 2019

Modern Healthcare magazine released its 2019 list of 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare, including Annette Walker, President of City of Hope Orange County on this prestigious list.

This experimental targeted therapy may be better for repeat kidney cancer patients than its FDA-approved counterpart, study finds

December 4, 2019

City of Hope co-led a phase 3 clinical trial that may soon change how renal cell carcinoma patients are treated in third- and fourth-line therapies.

Research led by City of Hope’s Bart O. Roep, Ph.D., advances personalized medicine for children with type 1 diabetes

November 22, 2019

A new study characterizes how immune responses to type 1 diabetes (T1D) differ among individuals much more than previously thought. The study characterizes those differences in children with T1D, which represents an important first step toward personalized medicine for this patient population.

City of Hope to lead national research aimed at improving testing/treatment for devastating cancer-causing syndrome

November 22, 2019

National Institutes of Health has awarded the comprehensive cancer center with $8.5 million to study Li-Fraumeni Syndrome.

Los Angeles Police Department and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department come together to help raise much-needed funds for City of Hope’s 25th Annual Fight for Life

November 18, 2019

City of Hope presented its 25th annual Fight for Life boxing event on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, at The Novo at L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles.

This modified design for the CRISPR gene editing tool could eventually improve therapies for HIV and sickle cell disease

November 7, 2019

City of Hope’s cell experiments show more effective genetic ‘cuts’ that could one day become the foundation of new and more effective gene therapies.

City of Hope’s Michael Caligiuri, M.D., formally appointed to Deana and Steve Campbell Physician-in-Chief Distinguished Chair

November 7, 2019

Michael A. Caligiuri, M.D., president of City of Hope National Medical Center, has been appointed the Deana and Steve Campbell Physician-in-Chief Distinguished Chair in Honor of Alexandra Levine, M.D.

City of Hope, San Antonio Regional Hospital host grand opening for new City of Hope cancer center in Inland Empire

October 24, 2019

The opening shortens the commute for residents of Upland and of most nearby cities who are seeking leading-edge oncology treatment.