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Hope Talks is a speaker series hosted by City of Hope’s Office of Philanthropy that invites City of Hope's nationally recognized leaders, researchers and physicians to talk about the latest research advances, exciting innovations, and medical breakthroughs.

We’re archiving highlights from the talks here. Check back for more videos and future topics on emerging trends in cancer care.
An Equal Opportunity for Hope: Is Scientific Progress Against Cancer Benefiting Everyone?
Reasons for Hope: Amanda Salas and Her Mother Share Their Journey

Together with her mother, cancer survivor and TV anchor Amanda Salas tells the story of her diagnosis and treatment for lymphoma in the care of her City of Hope "hematology hero," Alex Herrera, M.D.​

City of Hope's Longtime Commitment to Health Equity

Kimlin Tam Ashing, Ph.D. provides the historical context of City of Hope’s work in the health equities space over the last 20 years.

Health Equity and the Promise of Precision Medicine

A conversation between Stephen Gruber, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. and Loretta Erhunmwunsee, M.D. about the intersection of health equity and precision medicine, including genomic expansion, the importance of community outreach, clinical trial recruitment and prevention, and how this will ready us for the future.​

The Importance of Engagement and Building Trust with Diverse Communities

Mayra Serrano, Dr.P.H., M.P.H. and Bethany Davis, post-doctoral researcher from City of Hope's Translational Genomics Institute (TGen) discuss the effects of health inequities on different populations and the importance of community engagement in ensuring greater inclusion that results in better data to help us prevent and fight cancer. ​

Increasing Diversity in Medicine

Rick Kittles, Ph.D. provides a “global” view of the issue and with his team members spotlights the importance of increasing diversity in patients and in City of Hope's biomedical workforce.

The Need for a Diverse Workforce and Cultural Fluency in Cancer Research and Care

A conversation about the necessity of a diverse workforce and cultural fluency. Angela Talton, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer conveys organizational leadership in DE&I and City of Hope's commitment to growing a pipeline for young people seeking careers in medicine.

The Power of Partnership

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