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.
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.
Bringing radiation oncology treatment expertise to the Corona community
October 22, 2018 | Maxine Nunes
If radiation is part of your cancer treatment in Corona, California, Paul Mandelin, D.O., is the kind of doctor you hope you can find — a physician who sees you and not just your disease.
Researcher awarded grant to study promising new HIV therapy
October 18, 2018 | Samantha Bonar
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded City of Hope’s Xiuli Wang, Ph.D., $3.8 million to develop chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells that can target and kill HIV-infected cells.
Oncologist always finds a way to improve patients’ lives
October 18, 2018 | Maxine Nunes
Whether he finds a cure or simply the most effective way to alleviate pain or other distressing symptoms, Mohammadbagher Ziari, M.D., medical oncologist and hematologist/oncologist at City of Hope in Corona, is often aided by the substantial City of Hope resources he can draw on.