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.
December 11, 2017 | Katie Neith
Researchers led by Alex Herrera, M.D. have found that a combination of two immunotherapy drugs may be a more tolerable way for patients to fight the disease before a transplant.
December 8, 2017 | City of Hope
Postmenopausal women who lose weight may have a significantly reduced chance of developing breast cancer, according to data presented by City of Hope’s Rowan Chlebowski, M.D., Ph.D., at the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
December 8, 2017 | Alison Shore
Tania Lewis had one question for City of Hope breast cancer surgeon Lesley Taylor, M.D., after her mother Lynzine LaGrone’s lumpectomy. Well, maybe it was a second question, after confirming all had gone well.
December 7, 2017 | Elise Lamar
Ravi Salgia, M.D., Ph.D., recently published in Scientific Reports about a novel and promising link between two NSCLC biomarkers. The study might help oncologists match patients with effective drug interventions against specific forms of NSCLC.
December 4, 2017 | Deborah Stambler
Fourteen-year-old Nathan Mermilliod looks like a typical high school sophomore. It's hard to tell he was born with hemophilia B, an extremely rare form of the disease.
December 4, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
City of Hope’s Sunita Patel, Ph.D., and Mei Kong, Ph.D., were recently honored by the American Cancer Society with their Giants of Science Hope award at the Society’s annual gala in October.
December 1, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
There has been great progress made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, and continued efforts to end this global epidemic. Advances, such as anti-retroviral therapy, have revolutionized HIV treatment. Now, researchers are edging closer to the ultimate goal: a cure.
November 30, 2017 | Letisia Marquez
Approximately 30 members and supporters of City of Hope’s Pride in the City diversity group, as well as employees and family members, proudly marched in the Greater Palm Springs Pride Parade.
November 30, 2017 | Julia F.
Julie F., 59, of Wisconsin, survived advanced small cell lung cancer after 29 rounds of chemotherapy, five weeks of radiation and experimental immunotherapy. This is her story.
November 29, 2017 | Katie Neith
Every so often, as City of Hope’s Arthur Riggs, Ph.D., knows well, “forgotten” work can provide groundbreaking insight for new research years later.
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