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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.


Geriatric assessment guides treatment strategy for older adults with cancer

December 1, 2017 | City of Hope

Researchers developed a self-administered geriatric assessment to identify areas of vulnerability and guide interventions for older adults with cancer.

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Michael A. Caligiuri, President

Renowned Cancer Researcher Named President of City of Hope National Medical Center and Physician-in-Chief of City of Hope

November 28, 2017 | City of Hope

Michael A. Caligiuri, M.D., a world-renowned cancer researcher, has been named president of City of Hope National Medical Center and physician-in-chief of City of Hope.

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City of Hope’s Ravi Salgia, M.D., Ph.D., honored by the IACA

June 2, 2017 | Letisia Marquez

City of Hope’s Ravi Salgia, M.D., Ph.D., whose accomplishments as a medical oncologist and researcher have helped shape modern cancer medicine, was celebrated at ASCO by the Indo-American Cancer Association (IACA) for his contributions to the field.

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Categories : Thought Leaders

Larry Kwak

Translational researcher Larry Kwak explores lymphoma therapy's frontier

May 30, 2015 | City of Hope Staff

Lymphoma expert Larry Kwak has plans to improve the vaccine-based immunotherapy for which he is known. CAR T cells hold promise.

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