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.
September 22, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
Finding out she had cancer of the tonsil and soft palate was the last thing Julia Walker, 59, expected. But she's come through the other side stronger and more appreciative of the little things in life.
September 19, 2017 | Katie Neith
Two City of Hope physicians have received yearlong grants from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, an organization that works to prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world's most promising research.
September 18, 2017 | Dory Benford
When Jackie Solano was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer, she didn't let that stop her from running the Star Wars Half Marathon with her sister Karla at Disneyland, even though she was in the middle of chemotherapy.
September 15, 2017 | Denise Heady
To help further City of Hope’s research in CAR-T therapy, Leo Wang, M.D., Ph.D., a dual-trained pediatric oncologist and scientist, was awarded with a $150,000 Hyundai Young Investigator Grant funded by the Hyundai Hope On Wheels program.
September 14, 2017 | Denise Heady
Sometimes it takes a real-life scientist to show kids that science can actually be fun. And on Saturday, September 16, 2017, City of Hope researchers will do just that at the third Community Science Festival.
September 12, 2017 | City of Hope
Fatigue is not inevitable. If you’re feeling weary, speak up – and then try these 5 strategies to regain your energy.
September 11, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
A mere 4 percent of those on the bone marrow transplant registry are of mixed-race background, making it very difficult for those in this population to find a donor.
September 8, 2017 | Robert Young
For breast cancer patients, the goal of returning to “normal life” can be a powerful motivating force. But getting back to a regular routine can pose challenges that many women don’t anticipate.
September 6, 2017 | Michael Easterling
Students spent 10 weeks this summer at the Eugene and Ruth Roberts Summer Student Academy, designed to give hardworking students the opportunity to learn about science by working in a laboratory setting.
September 5, 2017 | Michael Easterling
A patient who came to City of Hope from his native Beijing, China, through the Center for International Medicine was recently successfully treated. Here is the letter shared by the patient.