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.
CAR T researcher Saul Priceman wants to teach your body to fight cancer
September 13, 2018 | Letisia Marquez
Since 2013, City of Hope researcher Saul Priceman, Ph.D., and his team have developed one of most comprehensive CAR T programs in the nation.
New Briskin Center for Clinical Research opens at City of Hope
September 7, 2018 | Michael Easterling
By moving all of the clinical research services and staff to one place, we are enabling many of our patients to complete all of their clinical trial appointments in a single visit at a single location. The Briskin Center includes infusion areas, nursing stations, exam and procedure rooms, onsite pharmacy and lab services, a dedicated registration site and outdoor seating for patients and their families.
A breakthrough treatment for melanoma metastasized to the brain
September 6, 2018 | Maxine Nunes
A remarkable new study, groundwork for which was begun by City of Hope oncologist Kim Margolin, M.D., brings new hope to people with melanoma that has metastasized to the brain.
Tales of an immunotherapy investigator: Exhausted T cells might be responsible for stubborn lymphoma
August 23, 2018 | Abe Rosenberg
As a leading authority on cutaneous lymphoma, City of Hope dermatologist Christiane Querfeld, M.D., Ph.D., has a dogged determination to “put all the pieces together, think it through and figure things out.”
The big chill: New breast cancer treatment freezes tumors
August 16, 2018 | Michael Easterling
The first patient at City of Hope has successfully undergone FROST therapy, during which her breast tumor was frozen using liquid nitrogen.
A mind-body approach to treating kidney cancer patients
August 13, 2018 | Zen Vuong
Patients with metastatic kidney cancer who have high rates of distress tend to have poorer overall survival compared to those with low distress, according to a new study by City of Hope researchers.
The Wanek Family Project to Cure Type 1 Diabetes: 18 months later
August 9, 2018 | Dory Benford
Last year, the City of Hope Wanek Family Project to Cure Type 1 Diabetes launched 16 projects across multiple disciplines, including immunology, endocrinology, cellular therapeutics, nutrition and metabolism. Now, 18 months in, we are pleased with our progress and more optimistic than ever about finding a cure.
‘The moment that changed my life’: Researcher Linda Malkas on inspiration and innovation
August 8, 2018 | Dory Benford
City of Hope's Linda Malkas, Ph.D., never envisioned a life in cancer research for herself. She wanted to be an astronaut, but after attending engineering school, she abandoned her interest in going into space.
New stem cell model could be key to slowing Alzheimer's disease
August 3, 2018 | Zen Vuong
City of Hope's Yanhong Shi, Ph.D., developed a stem cell model to test treatments for a rare nervous system disorder and, eventually, Alzheimer's disease.