Australian patient travels 9,000 miles for a cure

March 7, 2019 | Michael Easterling

Australian lobster fisherman David Thompson traveled 9,000 miles for treatment at City of Hope after being diagnosed with Stage 4 oropharyngeal cancer. Given just six weeks to live, he is thriving more than a year after participating in an immunotherapy clinical trial.

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Disney pals entertain pediatric patients during ToyFest

April 8, 2019 | Michael Easterling

The pediatric patients in treatment at City of Hope are unable to go to Disneyland, so on March 14 Disneyland came to them, at the fourth annual winter ToyFest held on City of Hope’s main campus in Duarte, California.

City of Hope’s expansion to Orange County is personal for this cancer survivor

February 4, 2019 | City of Hope

Bringing City of Hope cancer services closer to Orange County residents is work that is personal to Frank DiBella, a 73-year-old Newport Beach, California, resident and bladder cancer survivor.

Community health screenings address underlying disparities

January 23, 2019 | Malcolm Bedell

On Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, City of Hope will be a proud co-sponsor of the fourth annual KKLA (99.5 FM) Free Family Health Fair, located at the Pasadena First Church of the Nazarene in Pasadena.

Air pollution and cancer: Exploring the link

January 18, 2019 | City of Hope

Dealing with air pollution is a fact of life in many California cities. Learn how it impacts your health and what you can do about it.

Music powers pediatric patient through treatment

December 19, 2018 | Zen Vuong

Seven City of Hope patients will welcome the New Year atop City of Hope’s 47th Rose Parade float, “Harmony of Hope.” Meet teenage float rider Caitlin Herron, who has courageously battled cancer and said that despite all the negatives, cancer has changed her perspective on life, forced her to overcome fears and enabled her to reach her full potential.

Breast cancer survivor starts living a ‘purposeful life’

December 18, 2018 | Zen Vuong

Seven City of Hope patients will welcome the New Year atop City of Hope’s 47th Rose Parade float, “Harmony of Hope.” Meet Candida Celaya, a breast cancer survivor who is using her second chance at life to give back to the community.

High school baseball standout Jaylon Fong is batting 1,000 against cancer

November 26, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

When Little League pitcher Jaylon Fong was 8, he was stricken with leukemia. At 12, he was finally declared cancer-free, only to relapse months later. But for him, cancer's just another opponent to beat.

A Legacy of Hope: Remembering Arti Hurria, M.D.

November 21, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

The City of Hope community was devastated by the untimely death of Arti Hurria, M.D., director of City of Hope’s Center for Cancer and Aging, but her legacy will endure.

Giving up cigarettes a huge challenge, even for lung cancer patients

November 15, 2018 | Alison Shore

Quitting smoking can seem like an impossible task, but many people, including lung cancer patient Joanne Nelson, have found support with City of Hope's Smoking Cessation Program.

Caltech-City of Hope Biomedical Research Initiative marks 10th year of ‘big ideas’

November 12, 2018 | Michael Easterling

Now celebrating its 10th year, the Caltech and City of Hope Biomedical Research Initiative continues to change the future of science and medicine.