First-of-its-kind CAR T clinical trial enrolls HER2+ breast cancer patients with brain metastases

October 30, 2018 | City of Hope

City of Hope is now enrolling patients in a phase 1 trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of CAR T cell therapy in patients with HER2+ breast cancer that has metastasized to the brain.

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Bringing Leading-edge Care to the Community: Hans Schoellhammer, M.D.

June 13, 2018 | Travis Marshall

Surgical oncologist Hans Schoellhammer, M.D., has always been fascinated by the immunotherapies that help a patient’s own immune system attack cancer, and at City of Hope, he focuses his talents on treating melanoma.

Looking Ahead: A Conversation with Steven T. Rosen, M.D., Provost and Chief Scientific Officer

May 30, 2018 | Michael Easterling

Steven T. Rosen, M.D., just marked his fourth year at City of Hope as provost and chief scientific officer. On the occasion of his first four years at City of Hope and the recent five-year renewal of a National Cancer Institute grant, we sat down with Rosen to reflect on his time at City of Hope.

CTCL Patient Offers High Praise for City of Hope Derm Team

May 22, 2018 | Robert Young

When what he thought was just a rash on his forehead spread to his face and neck, Joshua Singer sought medical help. After a number of treatments failed to figure out the problem, he turned to City of Hope, and renowned dermatologist Christiane Querfeld. M.D., Ph.D.

Geriatric assessment guides treatment strategy for older adults with cancer

December 1, 2017 | City of Hope

Researchers developed a self-administered geriatric assessment to identify areas of vulnerability and guide interventions for older adults with cancer.

Cancer Insights: Molecular profiling unlocks tumor answers

October 27, 2016 | Sumanta K. Pal, M.D.

Molecular profiling, unlike any other type of controversial profiling in the news, is an extremely hot topic in cancer medicine today, and it’s going to have a huge impact on patients, physicians and payers.