A Legacy of Hope: Remembering Arti Hurria, M.D.

November 21, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

The City of Hope community was devastated by the untimely death of Arti Hurria, M.D., director of City of Hope’s Center for Cancer and Aging, but her legacy will endure.

Continue Reading

Study: Death rate from cancer drops 27 percent over last 25 years

January 14, 2019 | Samantha Bonar

The overall cancer death rate has dropped by 27 percent over the last 25 years, according to data released last week by the American Cancer Society. City of Hope's James Lacey, Ph.D., M.P.H., breaks down the results.

Welcome to the Robotic Surgery Revolution

January 11, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg

In the three decades since robots first entered the operating room, these increasingly sophisticated machines have helped surgeons perform more than a million procedures, all over the human body.

Clinical research nurses: ‘Shepherds’ of the CAR T program

January 9, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg

What's it like to work at the center of a true medical and scientific revolution? It's emotional, often overwhelming. But it’s also a place to witness miracles. Such is the life of the clinical research nurses who staff City of Hope's CAR T cell program.

CAR T for CNS lymphoma: Early research shows promise

December 12, 2018 | Cara Martinez

Xiuli Wang, Ph.D., research professor at City of Hope, presented encouraging research on using CAR T cell therapy for central nervous system lymphoma at this year's American Society of Hematology conference.

City of Hope investigators present breakthrough research at 60th American Society of Hematology meeting

December 5, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

Physicians and researchers at the 2018 American Society of Hematology conference presented clinical trials for new leukemia and lymphoma treatments, laying the groundwork for innovative therapeutic approaches aimed at improving treatment options and quality of life for patients.

Can breast implants cause cancer?

November 30, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

Leslie Popplewell, M.D., discusses a recent NBC News report that highlighted the small but apparently growing risk of a rare kind of lymphoma in women who have received breast implants.

Patient beats back AML with novel therapy after unusual recurrence

November 26, 2018 | Malcolm Bedell

Fourteen years after “beating” acute myeloid leukemia, Donald Brust and his longtime oncologist, City of Hope’s Vinod A. Pullarkat, M.D., were startled to learn through routine bloodwork that his cancer was back.

Caltech-City of Hope Biomedical Research Initiative marks 10th year of ‘big ideas’

November 12, 2018 | Michael Easterling

Now celebrating its 10th year, the Caltech and City of Hope Biomedical Research Initiative continues to change the future of science and medicine.

Minor diet changes can affect cancer risk, researcher finds

November 9, 2018 | City of Hope

On one hand, City of Hope's Rowan Chlebowski, M.D., Ph.D., is a medical oncologist and breast cancer expert. On the other, he’s a scientist specializing in observational studies who ranks among the most cited researchers in the world.

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.