ASCO research highlights: First KRAS inhibitor and CAR T cell therapy for CLL

June 28, 2019 | City of Hope

At ASCO, City of Hope presented on a number of topics, but some of the most noteworthy involved the first KRAS inhibitor to show anti-tumor activity and the use of CAR T cell therapy in chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

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ASCO’s annual progress against cancer report co-edited by City of Hope physician

January 31, 2019 | Michael Easterling

Sumanta K. Pal, M.D., was selected to serve as one of three editors of this year’s Clinical Cancer Advances, an annual report on the progress against cancer distributed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Benjamin Djulbegovic, M.D., Ph.D., joins the Department of Supportive Care Medicine

June 8, 2018 | City of Hope

Benjamin Djulbegovic, M.D., Ph.D. is a professor and director of research in the Department of Supportive Care Medicine.

Stephen Forman, M.D., Inducted into AAP

May 30, 2018 | Michael Easterling

Stephen J. Forman, M.D., the Francis & Kathleen McNamara Distinguished Chair in Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, has been inducted as a member of the Association of American Physicians.

Larry Kwak, M.D., Ph.D., Receives Grant for Promising Lymphoma Work

January 12, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

Larry Kwak, M.D., Ph.D., received a grant to support his work with mantle cell lymphoma from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting blood cancer.

Chemo-Toxicity Calculator identifies risks in older adults with cancer

December 4, 2017 | City of Hope

City of Hope’s Arti Hurria, M.D., and colleagues developed a chemotherapy toxicity calculator to identify the risk for chemotherapy toxicity in older adults with cancer.

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.

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.

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.