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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.
Powering Toward a Cure: Ushering In A New Era Of Cancer Care In Orange County
The Vision For City Of Hope Orange County

City of Hope is developing a comprehensive cancer campus and network of care in Orange County. Annette M. Walker, president of City of Hope Orange County, and Edward S. Kim, M.D., M.B.A., physician-in-chief for City of Hope Orange County and senior vice president and vice physician in chief for City of Hope National Medical Center, share the vision for a new model of health care delivery.

The Promise Of Hope

Meet the Kennedys, whose lives changed after a call with Amrita Krishnan, M.D., at City of Hope.

Meet Our World-Class Physicians And Researchers
Ravi Salgia, M.D., Ph.D.

Ravi Salgia, M.D., Ph.D., is the Arthur & Rosalie Kaplan Chair in Medical Oncology and professor and chair of the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research. He is an internationally renowned lung and thoracic cancer expert, now serving patients in Duarte and Orange County.

Sumanta Pal, M.D.

Sumanta “Monty” Pal, M.D., is a medical oncologist and internationally recognized leader in kidney, bladder and prostate cancers — now serving patients in Duarte and Orange County.

Our Speed to Cure Imperative
Our doctors discuss the future of cancer care

Two of City of Hope’s most distinguished cancer experts — Ravi Salgia, M.D., Ph.D. and Sumanta Pal, M.D. — share more about promising research and treatments, and why it’s so important to see a specialist in your specific cancer type.

What does it mean to set the standard of care?

City of Hope patient Todd Kennedy talks with his physician Amrita Krishnan, M.D., a renowned expert in a rare blood cancer called multiple myeloma. See why Kennedy is confident in a cure – and how he’s benefited from City of Hope’s standard-setting care.

The Power of Partnership

At City of Hope, our goal is to deliver tomorrow’s cures to patients today. This shared priority drives our research, our culture and our treatment plans. We know that our patients and their families can’t afford to wait. Donor support allows us to help more people – faster.
City of Hope has grown from humble beginnings to one of the top comprehensive cancer centers in the nation, able to create new therapies and treatments that benefit millions of people every day. This kind of global impact would not be possible without the generosity of people like you.

Giving Hope

Help us turn innovative ideas into powerful new treatments.