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.
October 25, 2017 | Katie Neith
City of Hope researchers have found a link between a type of ancient RNA and a tumor suppressing gene.
October 18, 2017 | City of Hope
City of Hope will be the one of the first authorized centers in the nation to provide axicabtagene ciloleucel, which the U.S. FDA announced today is the first approved CAR-T therapy for adult patients for some types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
October 12, 2017 | City of Hope
Smartphones and digital technology have become essential tools in our personal and professional lives. So it’s a natural next step that these technologies are being used to improve health care, too.
September 28, 2017 | Abe Rosenberg
The exploding field of cancer genomics is enabling that kind of prediction for a growing number of inherited cancers, like identifying one of the many genes beyond BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations linked to breast cancer.
September 15, 2017 | Denise Heady
To help further City of Hope’s research in CAR-T therapy, Leo Wang, M.D., Ph.D., a dual-trained pediatric oncologist and scientist, was awarded with a Hyundai Young Investigator Grant funded by the Hyundai Hope On Wheels program.
June 27, 2017 | Abe Rosenberg
Bart O. Roep, Ph.D., has dedicated his life to the search for a cure for type 1 diabetes. And he thinks he is on the brink. Roep, an internationally renowned immunologist who joined City of Hope last year from the Netherlands’ Leiden University Medical Center, was recently named the Chan Soon-Shiong Shapiro Distinguished Chair in Diabetes. He believes that this endowment and a $50 million funding project led by the Wanek family will be key in stopping the disease.
June 6, 2017 | Letisia Marquez
City of Hope’s rich history is filled with stories of celebrated researchers who helped shape the course of modern medicine. Yoko Fujita-Yamaguchi, Ph.D., professor emeritus in the Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute at City of Hope, has written a book in Japanese that delves into the contributions of Japanese-American scientists at City of Hope.
June 4, 2017 | Cary A. Presant, M.D.
At ASCO 2017 in Chicago, we’ve been hearing about promising new clinical trials that have shown that immunotherapy can control some of the most resistant cancers.
June 2, 2017 | Letisia Marquez
City of Hope physicians and researchers are headed to Chicago to present groundbreaking research on blood stem cell transplants for HIV patients, immunotherapies, unique treatment options for older adults battling breast cancer and other topics during the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) 2017 Annual Meeting June 2 to 6.
May 16, 2017 | Abe Rosenberg
Bladder cancer is a stubborn disease. But the City of Hope surgeons and scientists working to eradicate bladder cancer are equally stubborn.
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