Press Releases

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.

This combination targeted therapy may offer hope to infants diagnosed with a deadly type of leukemia

August 7, 2019

City of Hope researchers found that “turning off” the BCL6 protein and using the small molecule ABT-199 eliminated drug resistance in mouse models that had a subtype of B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

City of Hope first in U.S. to offer experimental drug for liver cancer patients

August 5, 2019

City of Hope is the first institution in the United States to open an immunotherapy clinical trial for liver cancer that, if successful, eventually could transform treatment of the usually fatal disease into an outpatient procedure.

City of Hope named 11th best cancer hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

July 29, 2019

With its long-standing commitment to patients, the designation makes City of Hope the highest ranked cancer hospital in the West.

City of Hope names Tyler Barth and Mollie Lehman first-ever 'Future Hope' co-presidents

July 29, 2019

City of Hope announced that its Music, Film and Entertainment Industry group has appointed Tyler Barth (Rock Love Magic Records) and Mollie Lehman (Atlantic Records A&R) as the first-ever Co-Presidents of Future Hope. They will serve a two-year term.

City of Hope study finds a novel mechanism of action for natural killer cells in checkpoint inhibitor therapy for cancer

July 24, 2019

PD-L1+ NK cells may prove to be another important immune effector cell for checkpoint inhibitor-based cancer immunotherapy.

Jeff Hoopes, chairman of Swinerton, to be honored with City of Hope’s 2019 Spirit of Life® Award

July 16, 2019

City of Hope, announced today that its Northern California Real Estate & Construction Council (NCREC) will present its highest honor – the 32nd annual Spirit of Life® Award – to Jeff Hoopes, chairman of Swinerton and one of the most respected and successful executives in the construction industry.

City of Hope’s Fouad R. Kandeel, M.D., Ph.D., appointed to new Arthur D. Riggs Distinguished Chair in Diabetes & Metabolism Research

July 11, 2019

City of Hope’s Fouad R. Kandeel, M.D., Ph.D., has been named the inaugural recipient of the Arthur D. Riggs Distinguished Chair in Diabetes & Metabolism Research.