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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.


CAR T Cell Therapy in Cancer Forum

November 27, 2018 | City of Hope

CAR T cell therapy is one of the most promising new approaches for treating cancer today. Come spend a day learning more about CAR T cell therapy from City of Hope’s resident experts to better understand what is now at the forefront of oncology treatment.

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Michael A. Caligiuri, President

Renowned Cancer Researcher Named President of City of Hope National Medical Center and Physician-in-Chief of City of Hope

November 28, 2017 | City of Hope

Michael A. Caligiuri, M.D., a world-renowned cancer researcher, has been named president of City of Hope National Medical Center and physician-in-chief of City of Hope.

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Get Access Now: Car t Cell Therapy for Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

November 17, 2017 | City of Hope

City of Hope is now offering the first-ever FDA-approved CAR T cell therapy for adult patients with certain types of large B-cell lymphoma who have not responded to or who have relapsed after at least two other kinds of treatment.

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Researchers achieve remission using CAR T Cell therapy for aggressive brain tumors

February 15, 2017 | Denise Heady

City of Hope case study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reported treatment with reengineered CAR T cells dramatically improved quality of life for patient with recurrent glioblastoma.

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Using CAR T cell immunotherapy to target glioblastomas

December 14, 2016 | Denise Heady

One of but a few centers in the United States offering human studies in CAR–T cell therapy, City of Hope is the only center investigating CAR T cells in injection form administered directly to brain tumors.

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Clinical Trials Take CAR T Therapy to Patients Who Need It

December 14, 2016 | City of Hope

City of Hope has the clinical and scientific expertise to house the entire clinical trial process on its campus — including collecting the cells, manufacturing the lentivirus, modifying and replicating the cells and reinfusing them.

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Study finds Triplex vaccine safe for use in healthy populations

December 14, 2016 | City of Hope

Data published in Blood supports ongoing phase 2 trial of Triplex in allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients.

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Alliance Brings More Firepower to the Fight Against Cancer

December 1, 2016 | City of Hope

City of Hope joins forces with the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to accelerate the speed with which scientists and clinicians can convert research discoveries into cures.

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Bart Roep

Immunologist and diabetes chair leading new clinical trial aimed at curing type 1 diabetes

September 13, 2016 | By Letisia Marquez

Bart Roep, M.D., Ph.D., chair of City of Hope’s Department of Diabetes Immunology and an internationally recognized immunologist, is leading a clinical trial that just might lead to a cure for type 1 diabetes.

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Gene therapy makes a potent weapon against against AIDS, cancer and more

August 11, 2016 | Jay Fernandez

This past year, leading-edge gene therapy has continued to take bold steps out of the laboratory and into the realm of potentially lifesaving treatments.

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