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COVID-19, a cold or the flu? How to tell the difference
April 16, 2020 | By Jenny Peters
How do you know if you've contracted simply the common cold or flu, as opposed to the more dangerous COVID-19 virus? City of Hope's Jana Dickter, M.D., associate clinical professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, offers guidance.
COVID-19 | Patient Care
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Rescue Mission
June 17, 2020 | By Stephanie Smith
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Cancer Screening During a Pandemic
Screening for Cancer During a Pandemic
July 8, 2020 | By Wayne Lewis
As communities in the U.S. reopen in a patchwork fashion, you may be wondering what the best approach is for early detection of cancer. Asked about their recommendations for screening during the COVID-19 pandemic, two City of Hope physicians who treat common cancers echoed the ACS's recommendation,
Lifestyle | All Topics
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Our ASCO20 highlights: From targeted drug study results to new strategies for TP53 testing and more
June 30, 2020 | By City of Hope
At the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Virtual Science meeting, City of Hope presentations ranged in topic and included numerous phase 1 trial results from clinical studies of new therapeutics, oncology patient care approaches and improved testing strategies to help tailor patient treatment plans and improve outcomes.
Research Highlights
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$8.5M grant fuels research into rare genetic disorder
January 10, 2020 | By Letisia Marquez
The National Institutes of Health funding will support a City of Hope study of a rare cancer-causing syndrome linked to an inherited mutation in the TP53 gene. Li-Fraumeni syndrome causes various cancers early in life.
Clinical Trials/Studies

Breakthroughs

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Fred Claire: Former Dodgers GM chronicles cancer journey in new book
July 6, 2020 | By Abe Rosenberg
After being treated for skin cancer that spread to his jaw at City of Hope, former Dodgers General Manager Fred Claire has become one of the institution’s biggest boosters. He discusses his care by "the greatest team of my lifetime" in a new book, "Extra Innings."
Patient Care
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New study may revolutionize the way we detect cancer
July 1, 2020 | By Maxine Nunes
Once we identify the point where cells shift from normal to malignant, we can potentially stop the process before a malignant cell ever appears, according to research by City of Hope's Russell Rockne, Ph.D.
Research
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Data-driven scientist to help lead blood cancer effort
June 24, 2020 | By Abe Rosenberg
Alexey Danilov, M.D., Ph.D., is a world leader in the study and treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia and many forms of lymphoma, alongside displaying an engaging manner with patients and colleagues. He is the new associate director of the Toni Stephenson Lymphoma Center.
Research

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Domino Effect
Resilience | Cancer and COVID-19
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Is It Safe?
Inside Hope | Cancer and COVID-19

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Cancer Screening During a Pandemic
Screening for Cancer During a Pandemic
As communities in the U.S. reopen in a patchwork fashion, you may be wondering what the best approach is for early detection of cancer. Asked about their recommendations for screening during the COVID-19 pandemic, two City of Hope physicians who treat common cancers echoed the ACS's recommendation,
Lifestyle | All Topics
White Bean Kale Bowl
Warm White Bean and Kale Sautee
Cannellini beans are high in saponins, protease inhibitors and phytic acid, three compounds called “phytochemicals” that appear to protect our cells from damage that can lead to cancer. This dish takes just a few minutes, and delivers a powerful punch of the vital nutrients.
Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl
Sweet Potato Breakfast Power Bowl
A single sweet potato contains over 500% of the recommended daily allowance for vitamin A, is loaded with antioxidants and may even have specific anti-cancer effects.
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Physician News

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Our ASCO20 highlights: From targeted drug study results to new strategies for TP53 testing and more
June 30, 2020 | By City of Hope
At the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Virtual Science meeting, City of Hope presentations ranged in topic and included numerous phase 1 trial results from clinical studies of new therapeutics, oncology patient care approaches and improved testing strategies to help tailor patient treatment plans and improve outcomes.
Research Highlights
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New therapeutic research strategies to combat COVID-19
June 15, 2020 | By City of Hope
As the total number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in the U.S., our renowned physician-scientists are taking numerous research approaches to swiftly work toward scientific answers needed to combat this deadly pandemic.
Research Highlights
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COVID-19 and BMT: Delivering care in a crisis
May 18, 2020 | By City of Hope
City of Hope's Center for Stem Cell Transplantation has unique demands put on it by COVID-19. Protocols have been put in place to protect these patients and their caregivers, to protect health care providers at each of the many steps in the transplant process and to modify research protocols during this unprecedented time.
Insights

Research News

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City of Hope Cancer and Diabetes Leaders Win Prestigious Awards
April 15, 2020 | By City of Hope
City of Hope’s cancer and diabetes leaders have won a series of important awards recently, including induction into the 2020 class of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) Fellows and the Edwin L. Bierman Lectureship by the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
Awards
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Steven Smith, Ph.D. and City of Hope Scientists Unveil New Research on Cancer and Aging
March 18, 2020 | By City of Hope
City of Hope scientists have developed an approach to detecting sites of replication stress linked to the failure of suppression systems in human cancer and aging that normally take these strange structures apart. A study about that approach published in Cancer Genomics and Proteomics.
Clinical Trials/Studies
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Eileen Smith, M.D., Named
Hematology Head at City of Hope
March 2, 2020 | By Letisia Marquez
Stephen J. Forman, M.D., is transitioning from chair of City of Hope’s Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, Eileen Smith, M.D., is appointed as new chair
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