15,000 second chances: Bone Marrow Transplant program celebrates new milestone

April 24, 2019 | Michael Easterling and Samantha Bonar

City of Hope’s bone marrow transplant program recently performed the procedure on its 15,000th patient, a remarkable milestone considering that the initiative started with just two physicians, three beds and guarded expectations in 1976.

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A Legacy of Hope: Remembering Arti Hurria, M.D.

November 21, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

The City of Hope community was devastated by the untimely death of Arti Hurria, M.D., director of City of Hope’s Center for Cancer and Aging, but her legacy will endure.

A 20-year cancer survivor’s 20-mile run raises $20,000 for City of Hope

November 20, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

City of Hope patient Hester Joelson's goal was a daunting one, but it sounded so perfect — celebrate 20 cancer-free years with a 20-mile run to raise $20,000 for City of Hope.

NoShaver campaign seeks to raise funds for prostate cancer research and treatment

November 1, 2018 | Molly Peck

Hugo Godinez, a sergeant for the Los Angeles School Police Department, jumped at the chance to participate in NoShaver, a fundraising campaign to support finding a cure of prostate cancer, in partnership with City of Hope.

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.