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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City of Hope researcher moves in on leukemia's ‘neighborhood’

July 11, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg

Inspiration came early to Nadia Carlesso, M.D., Ph.D., associate director of basic research in the Gehr Family Center for Leukemia Research at City of Hope.

Blood test could predict breast cancer relapse

July 8, 2019 | Zen Vuong

A special blood test may one day predict if a newly diagnosed breast cancer patient will likely relapse years later, a City of Hope study suggests.

From 'good fat' to beta cell breakthroughs: Diabetes experts present research at ADA Conference

June 14, 2019 | Letisia Marquez

City of Hope's Bart Roep, Ph.D., City of Hope’s Chan Soon-Shiong Shapiro Distinguished Chair in Diabetes, was invited to speak at the American Diabetes Association’s 79th Scientific Sessions, held June 7-11, 2019 in San Francisco. Roep and several City of Hope colleagues highlighted research successes and presented recent findings.

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.

Young investigator wins $1 million ORIEN NOVA Grant

June 11, 2019 | Maxine Nunes

The dynamic young founder and director of City of Hope’s Precision Imaging Lab, Ammar Chaudhry, M.D., is one of the first recipients of the new ORIEN NOVA Award. The $1 million grant will fund research for his breakthrough approach to cancer imaging and diagnosis.

Researcher honored for 'digging into the DNA of cancer'

June 5, 2019 | City of Hope

Dr. Jianjun Chen was recently named the Simms/Mann Family Foundation Chair in Systems Biology. Chen was recognized with the endowment for his leading-edge cancer research that is founded in personalized, gene-based medicine.

Breakthrough drug shows results in lung, colon cancer

June 5, 2019 | Michael Easterling

A new drug being investigated by Marwan Fakih, M.D., professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research and medical director of the Judy & Bernard Briskin Center for Clinical Research, is "potentially practice-changing," Fakih said.

Study finds thousands of cancer cases linked to poor diet alone

May 24, 2019 | Samantha Bonar

About 5% of cancer cases are attributable solely to a poor diet, according to a new study published May 22. The effect of a bad diet was highest on digestive system cancers.

Will CAR T be the answer for amyloidosis?

May 21, 2019 | Maxine Nunes

A City of Hope scientist believes the solution to the rare disease amyloidosis may be found in one of the most exciting new frontiers of immunotherapy, chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy.

Probiotic may suppress fatal brain inflammation

May 14, 2019 | Zen Vuong

The existence of certain microorganisms in your gut may bolster the immune system’s ability to fend off a herpes viral attack that can cause fatal brain inflammation, reports a new City of Hope-led study.