January 29, 2019 | Michael Easterling
In January 1979, the National Academy of Sciences published a paper about an innovative discovery at City of Hope that would forever change how diabetes is treated. Arthur Riggs, Ph.D., and Keiichi Itakura, Ph.D., revolutionized diabetes treatment when they made a novel gene, one that coded for human insulin.
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.
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.
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.
Nourishing Hope: new community garden promotes wellness
November 9, 2018 | Lora Pentoney
Finding a plot of land that can be cultivated, sewn and harvested to create a space where people can work together toward a common goal and learn healthier habits is the idea behind City of Hope’s new Garden of Hope on the Duarte campus, which is already giving back in more ways than one.