Press Releases

LGBTQI+ Latinx people do not receive culturally competent cancer prevention and treatment, survey suggests

September 20, 2019

Most LGBTQI+ Latinx have been afraid to share their gender identity and/or sexual orientation with a health care provider and most have never received LGBTQI+-tailored information on cancer prevention and screening, according to survey results presented at the 12th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, held on Sept. 20–23.

Scientists identify a subgroup of colorectal cancer patients who generally do poorly and could benefit from immunotherapy

September 16, 2019

People with colon and rectal tumors prone to “immune overdrive” don’t do well if they concurrently have an immune-suppressive tumor microenvironment, City of Hope researchers say.

City of Hope elects nationally recognized cybersecurity strategist to board of directors

September 13, 2019

City of Hope announced that Suzanne Vautrinot, an authority in cybersecurity strategy and technology, has been appointed to its board of directors and will attend her first board meeting today.

Entertainment icon Snoop Dogg to be honored at City of Hope’s 15th annual Songs of Hope

September 10, 2019

City of Hope announced that entertainment icon Snoop Dogg will receive the Sony ATV Music Publishing “Social Leadership” Award at its Music, Film and Entertainment Industry Group’s 15th Annual Songs of Hope.

Alicia Keys and Sara Bareilles to perform special duet for City of Hope’s 2019 Spirit of Life® Gala honoring Epic Records chairman and CEO Sylvia Rhone

September 6, 2019

City of Hope announced the spectacular line-up of talent confirmed to take the stage at its Music, Film and Entertainment Industry Group’s 2019 Spirit of Life® Gala, which will honor Epic Records chairman and CEO, Sylvia Rhone.

Diabetes symptoms could cause genomic instability and lead to cancer

August 25, 2019

A scientist from City of Hope, an institution with expertise in both diabetes and cancer, will present research on why diabetes patients have an increased risk of developing some forms of cancer.

City of Hope’s 15th annual Songs of Hope to recognize Boi-1da, Marc Shaiman, Diane Warren, Tierra Whack, Hayley Kiyoko, the Dream, Linda Malkas, Ph.D., and more

August 20, 2019

Today City of Hope announced the artists and creators who will receive special recognition at the Music, Film and Entertainment Industry Group’s 15th Annual Songs of Hope next month.

City of Hope now enrolling patients for first-in-human T cell trial for HPV-associated cancers

August 15, 2019

On the West Coast, City of Hope is the first institution to open the Kite-sponsored trial.

Registration for City of Hope’s real estate industry’s eighth annual Bike to Hope fundraiser in Petaluma, California, opens

August 13, 2019

Real estate professionals are invited to come out and support City of Hope, by joining the 2019 Bike to Hope.

City of Hope scientist receives $9.28 million for CAR T cell immunotherapy clinical trial for patients with HER2-positive breast cancer that has spread to the brain

August 12, 2019

Saul Priceman, Ph.D., City of Hope assistant professor in the Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, and his research team have received an award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to support a CAR T cell phase 1 clinical trial for the treatment of women with HER2-positive breast cancer that has spread to the brain.