Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D.: Pediatric Neurosurgery Humanitarian Missions

March 13, 2018 | Denise Heady

Fourteen years ago, neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., began to travel to underserved countries to perform brain surgeries on disadvantaged children.

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Albertsons Raises Over $1 Million for City of Hope’s Pediatric Cancer Program

April 18, 2018 | Dory Benford

Shoppers at Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions grocery stores are doing their part to help City of Hope conquer childhood cancers.

Meet Maria de Leon, M.D.: Bringing Quality Cancer Care to Local Communities

April 13, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

What’s absent from a child’s world often forms their goals and desires as an adult. Surgeon Maria de Leon, M.D., grew up in a small town in the Philippines, and what people there desperately needed was medical care.

Kimlin Tam Ashing, Ph.D.: The Dangerous Effects of Racism on Health

April 10, 2018 | Saundra Young

It’s not new that research has linked stress to racial discrimination. But that research is now going a step further, tying infant mortality directly to racism. City of Hope's CCARE is already working with community health leaders to address the links between racism and poor health outcomes.

City of Hope Patient Gets Custom Superhero Costume from ‘Aquaman’ Designer

April 9, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

The comprehensive care team at City of Hope strives to keep their patients’ spirits up. That’s how leukemia patient Chris Martinez, 2, ended up with a custom superhero costume created by one of Hollywood’s top costume designers.

Blood Donor Throws Lifesaving Party

April 9, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

Birthdays are usually a day for receiving gifts, but this year, with a little help from a City of Hope bloodmobile, Dana Ullerich decided to spend her day giving.

Meet Our Doctors: Samuel Chung, M.D.

April 6, 2018 | Robin Heffler

City of Hope’s Samuel W. Chung, M.D., chose internal medicine with a focus on oncology because he sees the specialty as fostering a "unique doctor-patient relationship," and enjoys getting to know his patients.

'We're Here to Give Hope': Sheriff's Detective with Stage 4 Prostate Cancer Lives to Give Back

April 6, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

As a detective assigned to handle violent criminal cases for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Mitch Speed is a pretty tough guy. But that toughness would be tested.

'This Is My Calling': Meet Swapnil Rajurkar, M.D.

March 29, 2018 | Travis Marshall

Swapnil Rajurkar, M.D., says his decision to become a doctor grew out of a lifelong interest in helping and caring for the people around him.

Cary Presant, M.D., Presents Annual Award to "The Big Sick" for Bringing Light to Health Issues

March 26, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

Five years ago, City of Hope oncologist Cary Presant, M.D., created the HOME (Health Oriented Motion-picture Excellence) Academy Award to recognize a year’s best health-themed films. This year, "The Big Sick" took home the award.

After 10 Years on Bone Marrow Registry, Patient Finally Meets Her Match

March 21, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

After waiting and searching for over 10 years for a bone marrow match, Krissy Kobata, 35, was finally readying for her transplant last fall. Read her inspiring story.

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