City of Hope has so many breakthroughs in cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS - and so many stories - that we've tailored our blog, Breakthroughs, to provide something for every reader. Whether the breakthroughs are about medical research, treatment advances or personal triumphs, they're all connected.
June 27, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
Bart O. Roep, Ph.D., has dedicated his life to the search for a cure for type 1 diabetes. And he thinks he is on the brink. Roep, an internationally renowned immunologist who joined City of Hope last year from the Netherlands’ Leiden University Medical Center, was recently named the Chan Soon-Shiong Shapiro Distinguished Chair in Diabetes. He believes that this endowment and a $50 million funding project led by the Wanek family will be key in stopping the disease.
June 2, 2017 | Letisia Marquez
City of Hope physicians and researchers are headed to Chicago to present groundbreaking research on blood stem cell transplants for HIV patients, immunotherapies, unique treatment options for older adults battling breast cancer and other topics during the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) 2017 Annual Meeting June 2 to 6.
May 16, 2017 | Abe Rosenberg
Bladder cancer is a stubborn disease. But the City of Hope surgeons and scientists working to eradicate bladder cancer are equally stubborn.
April 1, 2017 | City of Hope
Studies address a variety of challenges in cancer treatment and research.
March 29, 2017 | Katie Neith
City of Hope scientists believe they have found a key mechanism for potentially keeping prostate cancer at bay, both before and after diagnosis.
March 28, 2017 | Michael Easterling
Patients who have benefited from stem cell therapies funded by CIRM were the focus of the second symposium of the Alpha Stem Cell Clinics Network.
February 15, 2017 | Denise Heady
City of Hope case study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reported treatment with reengineered CAR-T cells dramatically improved quality of life for patient with recurrent glioblastoma.
February 3, 2017 | Michael Easterling
As part of its Center for International Medicine (CIM) program, City of Hope recently hosted seven physicians from Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, located the Hubei province of China.
January 16, 2017 | Letisia Marquez
A cure for Type 1 diabetes (T1D) in six years is the new goal of City of Hope’s Diabetes and Metabolism Research Institute. With more than $50 million in private funding, the institute will be able to lead an innovative research effort that seeks to find a cure for T1D.
December 1, 2016 | City of Hope
In this Q and A, Steven T. Rosen, M.D., provost and chief scientific officer for City of Hope, answers questions about the importance of precision medicine in the fight against cancer and how the City of Hope and TGen alliance will advance research and treatment using this approach.