March 13, 2018 | Denise Heady
Fourteen years ago, neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., began to travel to underserved countries to perform brain surgeries on disadvantaged children.
5 Things to Know: Radiation Therapy and Breast Cancer
April 18, 2018 | Kevin Chesley
Daniel H. Kim, M.D., assistant clinical professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at City of Hope, on the various methods of breast CT and MRI scans, and the pros and cons of each method
CAR T Laboratory Research Yields Promising Prostate Cancer Results
April 17, 2018 | Letisia Marquez
City of Hope physicians have successfully treated blood cancers with chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy, and they are working to expand that therapy to patients with prostate cancer and other solid tumors.
First FDA-approved CAR T Therapy for Some Types of ALL to Be Offered at City of Hope
April 13, 2018 | Letisia Marquez
City of Hope recently announced that it is a certified treatment center to administer tisagenlecleucel CAR T cell therapy – the first CAR T cell therapy approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration – to patients.
Meet Maria de Leon, M.D.: Bringing Quality Cancer Care to Local Communities
April 13, 2018 | Maxine Nunes
What’s absent from a child’s world often forms their goals and desires as an adult. Surgeon Maria de Leon, M.D., grew up in a small town in the Philippines, and what people there desperately needed was medical care.
City of Hope Physician-in-Chief Named AACR Academy Fellow
April 13, 2018 | City of Hope
City of Hope President and Physician-in-Chief Michael A. Caligiuri, M.D., has been named a 2018 Fellow of the American Association for Cancer Research’s AACR Academy.
City of Hope Patient Gets Custom Superhero Costume from ‘Aquaman’ Designer
April 9, 2018 | Samantha Bonar
The comprehensive care team at City of Hope strives to keep their patients’ spirits up. That’s how leukemia patient Chris Martinez, 2, ended up with a custom superhero costume created by one of Hollywood’s top costume designers.
Meet Our Doctors: Samuel Chung, M.D.
April 6, 2018 | Robin Heffler
City of Hope’s Samuel W. Chung, M.D., chose internal medicine with a focus on oncology because he sees the specialty as fostering a "unique doctor-patient relationship," and enjoys getting to know his patients.
'We're Here to Give Hope': Sheriff's Detective with Stage 4 Prostate Cancer Lives to Give Back
April 6, 2018 | Samantha Bonar
As a detective assigned to handle violent criminal cases for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Mitch Speed is a pretty tough guy. But that toughness would be tested.