Prostate cancer advances help extend a patient's life

September 11, 2018 | Dory Benford

Johnny Lopez's research into the latest prostate cancer treatments, clinical trials, experimental therapies — anything to avoid chemotherapy, and a recommendation from a friend also battling prostate cancer, led him to Tanya Dorff, M.D., and City of Hope.

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Giving up cigarettes a huge challenge, even for lung cancer patients

November 15, 2018 | Alison Shore

Quitting smoking can seem like an impossible task, but many people, including lung cancer patient Joanne Nelson, have found support with City of Hope's Smoking Cessation Program.

Pro surfer JoJo Roper visits City of Hope pediatric patients

November 6, 2018 | Lora Pentoney

JoJo Roper, a professional big-wave surfer, recently visited City of Hope’s pediatric department as part of his campaign to bring awareness to childhood cancer.

This former football player refuses to let prostate cancer beat him

November 2, 2018 | Dory Benford

Former football player John Hardy discusses his prostate cancer diagnosis, his successful treatment at City of Hope and the need for black men, who are at higher risk of developing the disease, to see a urologist regularly and undergo PSA testing.

NoShaver campaign seeks to raise funds for prostate cancer research and treatment

November 1, 2018 | Molly Peck

Hugo Godinez, a sergeant for the Los Angeles School Police Department, jumped at the chance to participate in NoShaver, a fundraising campaign to support finding a cure of prostate cancer, in partnership with City of Hope.

‘Superhero’ patient returns to city of hope to trick or treat

October 31, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

Last March, City of Hope pediatric AML patient Chris Leal was getting ready to undergo a stem cell transplant. Now, after spending most of his young life in hospitals, Chris is back home playing with his favorite trains.

Groundbreaking new CAR T cell trial opens for patients with breast cancer that has spread to the brain

October 30, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

A new City of Hope chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell trial – the first to focus on HER2-postive breast cancer patients with brain metastases – is now enrolling potential participants. 

City of Hope physician addresses grief in powerful new paper

October 26, 2018 | Robert Young

City of Hope's Chandana Banerjee, M.D., M.P.A., had a childhood dream to become a writer or poet, but when an unexpected and life-changing tragedy struck, she used her experience focused on helping patients deal with grief.

'I don't have an expiration date': breast cancer patient finds strength after diagnosis

October 24, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

City of Hope breast cancer patient Dani Ghezzi's story is one to take inspiration from, but also begins as a cautionary tale for early detection.

Bringing radiation oncology treatment expertise to the Corona community

October 22, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

If radiation is part of your cancer treatment in Corona, California, Paul Mandelin, D.O., is the kind of doctor you hope you can find — a physician who sees you and not just your disease.

Researcher awarded grant to study promising new HIV therapy

October 18, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded City of Hope’s Xiuli Wang, Ph.D., $3.8 million to develop chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells that can target and kill HIV-infected cells.