City of Hope Reveals Vision for World-Class Cancer Care in Orange County

June 25, 2019 | City of Hope

City of Hope has accelerated its plans for a $1 billion comprehensive cancer campus in Orange County, bringing highly specialized cancer care, clinical trials, precision medicine and early detection to the nation’s sixth most populous county.

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Michael Amini Transfusion Medicine Center celebrates 10th anniversary

July 12, 2019 | Michael Easterling

A visionary gift from Michael Amini led the way for the construction of a new, centralized state-of-the art blood donation and cell-processing facility that opened in 2009 and bears his name.

From ‘wilderness’ to ‘paradise’: A Grammy winner's cancer journey

July 9, 2019 | Malcolm Bedell

When prostate cancer comes calling, it doesn’t count how many Grammys you have sitting on your shelf. Prostate cancer will impact about 1 in 9 men in their lifetimes, and in 2018, it came calling for Kuk Harrell.

'It's always a great day to cure cancer!'

July 2, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg

At City of Hope since 2015, Susanne Warner, M.D., regularly draws notice and praise for her surgical skills, her research chops and especially her Texas-sized optimism.

Survivor Month: A second chance, thanks to CAR T trial

June 27, 2019 | Dory Benford

Tyler Routh is one of 13 leukemia patients who had a remarkable recovery after participating in Dr. Samer Khaled’s CAR T trial.

CAR T a ‘Bridge’ to Stem Cell Transplant for Some Tough Cases

June 21, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg

Two breakthrough technologies — stem cell transplants and CAR T cell therapy — can work together to help more leukemia patients than ever before, including many who have exhausted all other options.

From Oranges, a Powerful Potential Cancer Fighter

June 13, 2019 | Wayne Lewis

Sharad Singhal, Ph.D., research professor in the Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research, leads investigations focusing on a small molecule that is abundant in the pith of citrus fruit.

Inspired by sci-fi, radiologist forges new frontiers in cancer diagnostics

June 4, 2019 | Maxine Nunes

Ammar Chaudhry, M.D., a radiologist with degrees in biology and physics and founder and director of City of Hope’s new Precision Imaging Lab, is currently working with some paradigm-shifting concepts that promise to transform the diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients.

Teen cancer survivor’s leg "grows" with him thanks to magnetic prosthesis

May 30, 2019 | Zen Vuong

With new technology available at City of Hope, 14-year-old bone cancer patient Kaysen Camat-Toki is using a magnet to make his right leg grow.

5 things to know about skin cancer with Christiane Querfeld, M.D., Ph.D.

May 24, 2019 | Kevin Chesley

Skin cancer is a largely survivable and curable form of cancer. Even its most rare and aggressive form, melanoma, has a high cure rate thanks to leading-edge treatments. But it’s still important to be careful, according to City of Hope's Christiane Querfeld, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical social workers help navigate complex cultural issues

May 23, 2019 | Bob Young

Because language and cultural differences can be serious obstacles for cancer patients and their families seeking medical and emotional support, using bilingual clinical social workers to coordinate care and offer counseling is key.