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.
City of Hope scientist receives $9.28M for CAR T trial for metastatic breast cancer
August 15, 2019 | Letisia Marquez
Saul Priceman, Ph.D., and his research team have received a $9.28 million award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to support a CAR T cell phase 1 clinical trial for the treatment of women with HER2-positive breast cancer that has spread to the brain.
Researcher Awarded $3M Grant to Study Genomics of Breast Cancer in Latinas
August 14, 2019 | Jenny Peters
City of Hope researcher Susan Neuhausen, Ph.D., is studying genomic breast cancer risk among Latinas. The research is vital, as Latinas are underrepresented in studies of breast cancer and genetic risk assessment.
New ‘liquid biopsy’ blood test could improve breast cancer diagnostics
August 7, 2019 | Letisia Marquez
Developed by TGen and partners, the test could help avoid unnecessary surgeries and enable physicians to continuously monitor cancer. It works by measuring tiny particles of tumor DNA circulating in a patient's bloodstream.
First in the nation: City of Hope to offer experimental T cell drug for liver cancer patients
August 5, 2019 | Zen Vuong
An ongoing clinical study in China on the drug showed liver tumor shrinkage, regression of metastatic tumors and fewer side effects than in other T cell clinical trials.
Study paves way for designing drugs with fewer side effects
July 29, 2019 | Maxine Nunes
Thanks to a new study by City of Hope scientists just published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, researchers may now be able to design a common class of drugs with minimal side effects.
Two new grants aim to advance pancreatic cancer treatment
July 24, 2019 | Cara Martinez
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has awarded two City of Hope researchers — Yuan Chen, Ph.D., and Xiaochun Yu, M.D., Ph.D. — $500,000 Translational Research Grants — a total gift of $1 million.
Natural killer cells: Breakthrough study examines cancer-fighting behavior
July 24, 2019 | Letisia Marquez
For the first time, City of Hope scientists have discovered that natural killer cells provide one reason why anti-PD-L1 antibodies might work when tumor cells do not express PD-L1.
Mathematical oncology: Solving cancer’s most baffling puzzles
July 19, 2019 | Maxine Nunes
The answers to many puzzling aspects of cancer care may be found in an area that might surprise you — math. Specifically, an exciting new front in the battle against cancer called mathematical oncology.
TGen study reveals osteosarcoma similarities in kids, dogs
July 19, 2019 | Samantha Bonar
City of Hope affiliate TGen and Tufts University's novel findings for this deadly bone cancer could lead to better treatments for people and pets.
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.