Breakthroughs Blog

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.

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7 Things You Need to Know About Men's Cancers (Infographic)

June 19, 2017 | City of Hope

About 40 percent of men will receive a cancer diagnosis at some point in their lives. That’s a sobering statistic, and one that we highlight every June during Men’s Health Month. With that in mind, here is our infographic with everything men need to know about cancer.

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City of Hope Introduces Newest Graduates

June 3, 2017 | City of Hope

On June 9, nearly a dozen newly minted graduates from the Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences will have Doctor of Philosophy degrees bestowed upon them by their laboratory mentors.

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Everything You Need to Know About Bladder Cancer (Infographic)

May 17, 2017 | City of Hope

Though the rate of new bladder cancer diagnoses in men and women have been dropping slightly in recent years, it’s still important to arm yourself with the facts. And so, in honor of Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, here’s everything you need to know about the disease.

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'Like the ash was growing inside me'

November 29, 2016 | Stephanie Smith

From prayer, to going cold turkey, to using a buddy system, to switching up your routine -- City of Hope asked its Facebook followers to share some creative tips they used to quit smoking. These are their top 7 tips for quitting.

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11 inspiring grads to receive doctoral degrees at June 10 commencement

June 7, 2016 | City of Hope

Years of intensive study and training will bear fruit as 11 students from the Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences at City of Hope receive their Doctor of Philosophy degrees from their laboratory mentors on June 10, 2016.

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Working to make the world a better place: One graduate's story

June 1, 2016 | Denise Heady

While Cecilia Choy has always had a love for science, she never envisioned herself entering the field of research. This month, Choy will receive a Doctor of Philosophy degree at the Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences' 18th commencement ceremony.

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