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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A Culture of Innovation: Breakthroughs in Bladder Cancer

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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Kortylewski Leads Impressive Slate of Grant Awardees

April 2, 2017 | Robin Heffler

Marcin Kortylewski has been conducting investigations at City of Hope since 2005. He seeks to fight cancer by finding ways to enable the immune system to search out and destroy tumor cells.

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Arthur Riggs, Ph.D., and His Search for a Diabetes Cure

March 17, 2017 | Samantha Bonar

Arthur Riggs, Ph.D., the Samuel Rahbar Chair in Diabetes & Drug Discovery and director of the Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute at City of Hope, sees a cure within sight for type 1 diabetes.

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New Advancements Made in the Search for a CMV Vaccine

March 3, 2017 | Letisia Marquez

About one out of every 150 babies are born with congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV), and for the past several years, a team led by City of Hope's Flavia Chiuppesi and Felix Wussow have been working to find a vaccine for the virus.

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Peter P. Lee, M.D. On His Multidisciplinary Approach to Cancer Research

February 8, 2017 | Abe Rosenberg

Peter Lee is leading a multidisciplinary team seeking to learn how breast tumors and their microenvironment affect the immune system.

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The Future of Diabetes Research and Treatment

January 16, 2017 | Katie Neith

At City of Hope, scientists are using a transformative gift to speed type 1 diabetes therapies to patients.

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Scientists find CAR-T cell therapy effective in treatment of glioblastoma

December 29, 2016 | Denise Heady

City of Hope researchers have found that using CAR-T therapy can be effective in the treatment of glioblastoma.

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