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Diabetes research
at City of Hope
November 1, 2019 | By Wayne Lewis
For nearly 50 years, scientists who have made major advances in the understanding and treatment of diabetes have called City of Hope home. Building on past milestones, as well as the institution’s acute understanding of the role of the immune system in cancer, investigators work on an integrated approach to type 1 diabetes with the support of The Wanek Family Project for Type 1 Diabetes.
Diabetes | Research
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Moving toward the next
level in breast cancer CAR T cell therapy
October 31, 2019 | By City of Hope
City of Hope is accelerating the development of treatment options for patients with breast cancer who have challenging tumors and poor prognosis with a phase 1 clinical trial that is enrolling patients with refractory HER2-positive breast cancer with brain metastases to test the safety and effectiveness of CAR T cell therapy.
Clinical Trials
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New drug shows strong results against stubborn mutation
June 5, 2019 | By Michael Easterling
A new drug being investigated by Marwan Fakih, M.D., professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research and medical director of the Judy & Bernard Briskin Center for Clinical Research, is "potentially practice-changing," Fakih said.
Clinical Trials/Studies
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Swinging for the Fences
October 4, 2018 | By Stephanie Smith
Baseball star battles Hodgkin's lymphoma
Resilience | lymphoma
Thanksgiving Stew
Turkey Stew
December 4, 2019 | By Malcolm Bedell
If you still have turkey from Thanksgiving in your fridge or freezer, this Turkey Stew is a great way to repurpose your holiday leftovers. This recipe transforms all the classic flavors of Thanksgiving into a hearty, comforting and easy-to-eat stew.

Breakthroughs

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Fighting Cancer One Cell at a Time
December 5, 2019 | By Abe Rosenberg
In a recently published study, City of Hope researchers demonstrate how external elements such as certain toxic chemicals can fundamentally change a cell’s composition and behavior in ways that may lead to cancer.
Research
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New Drug Shows Promise for Kidney Cancer
December 4, 2019 | By Zen Vuong
A City of Hope-led study has found that a new experimental targeted therapy called tivozanib may be better for repeat kidney cancer patients than its FDA-approved counterpart.
Research
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Childhood cancer survivor Nicole Schulz tackles the side effects of treatment
December 1, 2019 | By Maxine Nunes
At 14, City of Hope patient Nicole Schulz was a girl on the go, and even acute myeloid leukemia couldn’t stop her. Now she's facing a new challenge - the side effects of her lifesaving treatment. We have made progress using survivorship research insights to modify treatment plans and reduce side effects — but there’s more work to be done. This #GivingTuesday, help give patients like Nicole a second chance.
Patient Care

Physician News

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Moving toward the next
level in breast cancer CAR T cell therapy
October 31, 2019 | By City of Hope
City of Hope is accelerating the development of treatment options for patients with breast cancer who have challenging tumors and poor prognosis with a phase 1 clinical trial that is enrolling patients with refractory HER2-positive breast cancer with brain metastases to test the safety and effectiveness of CAR T cell therapy.
Clinical Trials
Nathwani-Nitya
First-ever platform trial for targeted treatments in multiple myeloma
September 24, 2019 | By City of Hope
Despite the availability of many emerging treatments for multiple myeloma, it remains an incurable cancer. As a pioneer in advancing personalized medicine and commitment to improved patient outcomes, City of Hope experts have joined efforts for a unique clinical trial.
Research Highlights
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Stacy Gray, M.D. Receives NIH Grant for Cancer Genomics Research
September 11, 2019 | By Letisia Marquez
Stacy Gray, M.D., associate clinical professor in the Division of Clinical Cancer Genomics, is one of six physicians to receive an inaugural “Genomic Innovator Award” from the National Human Genome Institute (NHGI).
Research Highlights

Research News

Larry Kwak
Leading City of Hope hematologists appointed to new positions
June 21, 2019 | By Letisia Marquez
Two breakthrough technologies — stem cell transplants and CAR T cell therapy — can work together to help more leukemia patients than ever before, including many who have exhausted all other options.
Faculty
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Core connection: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Core
June 20, 2019 | By Katie Neith
High-resolution nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy can characterize the structure, dynamics, reaction state and chemical environment of biomolecules.
Innovation
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Steven Rosen inducted into the Association of American Physicians
June 19, 2019 | By Michael Easterling
Provost and Chief Scientific Officer Steven T. Rosen, M.D., the Irell & Manella Cancer Center Director’s Distinguished Chair, has been inducted as a member of the Association of American Physicians (AAP). Membership to the AAP is bestowed upon those physicians who indicate a "pre-eminence and the highest caliber of physician-led science accomplishments and scientific leadership."
Awards

Hopeful

Thanksgiving Stew
Turkey Stew
If you still have turkey from Thanksgiving in your fridge or freezer, this Turkey Stew is a great way to repurpose your holiday leftovers. This recipe transforms all the classic flavors of Thanksgiving into a hearty, comforting and easy-to-eat stew.
Holiday gift guide red ribbon present
2019 Hopeful Holiday Gift Guide Part 3
This year, help the caregivers you know enjoy this happy, celebratory time by giving gifts that will help relieve their stress and make them feel special, supported and loved.
Caregiver | Lifestyle
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2019 Hopeful Holiday Gift Guide Part 2
If you’re ready to devise a Black Friday plan of attack, our 2019 Hopeful Holiday Gift Guide will make sure you’re well prepared to pick out the perfect gifts for the cancer patients in your life.
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