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City of Hope has so many breakthroughs in cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS - and so many stories - that we've tailored our blog, Breakthroughs, to provide something for every reader. Whether the breakthroughs are about medical research, treatment advances or personal triumphs, they're all connected.


Wist Office Products Rides the “Old Pueblo” In Support of City of Hope

March 11, 2016 | Andy Ishii

Ian Wist, General Manager of Wist Office Products located in Tempe, Arizona assembled and sponsored six teams of hardcore racers from the Business Products Industry to take on the grueling “24 Hours In the Old Pueblo” race that took place February to support of cancer research and treatment at City of Hope.

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The Charity Bracket

Score big for a cure during March hoops tourney time

February 26, 2016 | Sara Lewis

Odds are you've seen the ESPN or Yahoo Sports brackets that people fill out during the March college basketball tournament. Now, you and your friends can fill out an online hoops bracket to benefit City of Hope!

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A Country Cure for breast cancer research

June 6, 2014 | dsapia

Country music lovers and City of Hope supporters raised the roof at the Down and Out Bar in downtown Los Angeles, all in the name of raising funds for breast cancer research . Jamey Johnson, Jessi Colter and Shooter Jennings perform at the Down and Out for City of Hope.

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Arlene and Morgan Davidson

Zumbathon honors promise, supports blood donor center

May 28, 2014 | dsapia

Arlene and Morgan Davidson It began with a promise. "My grandmother and I had big dreams. Our goal was to help City of Hope as a team," says Morgan Davidson. Her grandmother lost her battle to lymphoma in 2009, but Davidson was determined to carry on.

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Surfing, skiing and snowboarding to support City of Hope in Tri-Avaganza

March 18, 2014 | dsapia

It started in 1983 with a dare. “Surf, water ski and snow ski/board all in one day? That’s crazy, it can’t be done,” Rob Yates was told. So, he created the Tri-Avaganza to prove them wrong. More than 30 years later, Yates and his team are still going from wetsuits to ski boots, all in a day, to fight cancer and other life-threatening diseases, and proving the seemingly impossible, possible.

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12th annual Walk for Life benefiting City of Hope - February 26, 2014

12th annual Walk for Life raises over $25,000 for City of Hope

February 28, 2014 | dsapia

On a picture perfect February day, hundreds of students, faculty, staff and community members took to the streets of Palos Verdes, California, for the 12 th  annual Walk for Life. The fundraiser, which began in support of breast cancer and has since evolved to support all cancer research, raised over $25,000 for the 2014 event.

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