Prostate cancer advances help extend a patient's life

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.

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From lymphoma patient to lymphoma advocate

September 5, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

With a fussy 5-month-old, Aza Khachikyan, 27, thought she was struggling with normal new-mom fatigue. Then she received a life-changing diagnosis: Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Innovators and Advocates: Three City of Hope Physicians Honored

July 23, 2018 | Michael Easterling

These three City of Hope physicians have dramatically different backgrounds, but they share a devotion to helping people and saving lives and now they share in the generosity of longtime City of Hope philanthropists Norman and Melinda Payson. Vijay Trisal, M.D., Jeffrey Weitzel, M.D., and John Chan, M.D., were recent invested through gifts made from the Payson family.

Albertsons Raises Over $1 Million for City of Hope’s Pediatric Cancer Program

April 18, 2018 | Dory Benford

Shoppers at Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions grocery stores are doing their part to help City of Hope conquer childhood cancers.

Don Nelson: Biking for Hope

December 27, 2017 | Maxine Nunes

Don Nelson, a 68-year-old metastatic kidney cancer patient, bicycles 200 miles a month and says life is even better now than before the disease struck.

Rose Parade 2018: Former Dodgers GM Knows What It Takes to Win

November 17, 2017 | Josh Jenisch

As a former general manager and executive vice president of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Fred Claire knows what it takes to win. But his greatest challenge, by far, has been far from the bright lights of the baseball diamond.

Platelets and Chinese Food: Meet Blood Donor Scott Zechiel

November 2, 2017 | Maxine Nunes

Helping to save lives is something Scott Zechiel is passionate about. In fact, the 54-year-old software engineer has donated platelets at City of Hope nearly 300 times.

L.A. County Sheriffs Embrace Pink Patch Project

October 26, 2017 | Samantha Bonar

The Pink Patch Project’s goal is to increase awareness about the lifesaving benefits of early detection and intervention in the fight against breast cancer.

Thousands Will Gather to Fight Women's Cancers, Honor Loved Ones at City of Hope’s Annual Walk for Hope

October 23, 2017 | Denise Heady

On Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, breast cancer patient Kaye McDonald will walk beside 10,000 supporters — fellow cancer patients, survivors, physicians, nurses, family and friends — to help raise funds and awareness for women’s cancers at City of Hope’s annual Walk for Hope. The event helps City of Hope researchers and scientists create new cancer treatments that benefit women everywhere.

Breast Cancer Hits Home for Police Officer

October 12, 2017 | Abe Rosenberg

Police officer Chris Hughes was administrator for his department's Pink Patch Project. Then his wife was diagnosed with breast cancer. But that's also when the Pink Patch Project suddenly transcended its original dual roles of education and fundraising to become a critical source of support for the Hughes family.

Country Music Stars Align for City of Hope Softball Fundraiser

May 26, 2017 | Samantha Bonar

For the 27th year, City of Hope will be holding its annual Celebrity Softball Game on Saturday, June 10 at First Tennessee Park in Nashville. Country music’s biggest stars take part in this (mostly) friendly competition to support City of Hope’s mission — finding new cures and therapies for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.