First-of-its-kind CAR T clinical trial enrolls HER2+ breast cancer patients with brain metastases

October 30, 2018 | City of Hope

City of Hope is now enrolling patients in a phase 1 trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of CAR T cell therapy in patients with HER2+ breast cancer that has metastasized to the brain.

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First-of-its-kind CAR T clinical trial enrolls HER2+ breast cancer patients with brain metastases

October 30, 2018 | City of Hope

City of Hope is now enrolling patients in a phase 1 trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of CAR T cell therapy in patients with HER2+ breast cancer that has metastasized to the brain.

City of Hope posts higher breast cancer survival rates at all stages

October 9, 2018 | City of Hope

City of Hope is proud of having higher survival rates at all stages of breast cancer than those of the Los Angeles Registry of the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program.

New hormone and immunotherapy trial for breast cancer patients

October 8, 2018 | City of Hope

This phase 2 trial studies the side effects and how well pembrolizumab and enobosarm work in treating patients with androgen receptor positive triple-negative breast cancer that has spread to other places in the body.

Patients over 60 needed for HER2-positive breast cancer study

October 7, 2018 | City of Hope

Researchers are actively recruiting for patients 60 years and older for a phase 2 trial studying the side effects of and how well neratinib works in treating older patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-positive breast cancer that has spread from where it started to other places in the body.

City of Hope Awarded $3.7 million to Develop Glioblastoma Clinical Trial

June 29, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded City of Hope $3.7 million to develop a phase 1 clinical trial for glioblastoma patients, which would genetically alter blood stem cells to better tolerate chemotherapy.

Researcher's Ovarian Cancer Discovery Takes on Special Meaning

June 27, 2018 | City of Hope

The results of a study published earlier this year by TGen researchers (City of Hope affiliate) in the journal Clinical Cancer Research suggest an existing leukemia drug, ponatinib, shows promise against SCCOHT.

Researchers Use Nanoparticles to Test Treatment for Liver Disease

June 25, 2018 | Katie Neith

In an effort to improve options for those with liver cancer, a group of researchers have identified a way of potentially treating a broad range of liver diseases and perhaps even other types of cancer.

Bringing Leading-edge Care to the Community: Hans Schoellhammer, M.D.

June 13, 2018 | Travis Marshall

Surgical oncologist Hans Schoellhammer, M.D., has always been fascinated by the immunotherapies that help a patient’s own immune system attack cancer, and at City of Hope, he focuses his talents on treating melanoma.

City of Hope Guides ASCO’s New Geriatric Cancer Recommendations

June 8, 2018 | Saundra Young

City of Hope physicians Arti Hurria, M.D., a geriatric oncologist, and William Dale, M.D., Ph.D., a geriatrician and palliative care physician, co-chaired the panel that developed the new ASCO guidelines designed to help doctors assess and manage care for older adults.