July 24, 2019 | City of Hope
An study conducted by Michael Caligiuri, M.D., and Jianhua Yu, Ph.D., unveiled why anti-PD-L1 monoclonal antibodies (mAb) are still effective in fighting tumors that lack PD-L1 receptors on their cells.
Bone Marrow Donor Travels Across Country to Meet 8-Year-Old Recipient
May 10, 2019 | Letisia Marquez
Father of two Rosendo Moreno of Chicago didn't hesitate when Be The Match asked if he would be interested in being a bone marrow donor for 5-year-old Zuleika Flores of San Diego. Three years later, they finally meet.
Leukemia patient finds donor halfway around the world
May 9, 2019 | Letisia Marquez
Acute myeloid leukemia patient Leif Voeltz's perfect match for a bone marrow transplant was located in Germany. Now Marcel Waldmann is traveling to the U.S. for the first time to meet the man whose life he saved.
Bone marrow transplants have broken the age barrier
May 7, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg
City of Hope’s bone marrow transplant program recently performed the procedure on its 15,000th patient. Today, age is no longer a barrier to transplant.
A new standard of care: HIV not a barrier to stem cell transplants
May 2, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg
Where in the early days of the HIV epidemic the idea of stem cell transplants for HIV patients with cancer was considered crazy, the procedure is now commonly performed.
15,000 second chances: Bone Marrow Transplant program celebrates new milestone
April 24, 2019 | Michael Easterling and Samantha Bonar
City of Hope’s bone marrow transplant program recently performed the procedure on its 15,000th patient, a remarkable milestone considering that the initiative started with just two physicians, three beds and guarded expectations in 1976.
City of hope's bone marrow transplant program reaches two historic milestones
February 26, 2019 | City of Hope
City of Hope’s bone marrow transplant has played a crucial role in the advancement of the procedure that it began doing more than four decades ago.
‘Why Not Help?’: Meet Bone Marrow Donor Alex Kikis
May 10, 2018 | Letisia Marquez
When Alex Kikis was asked to donate his bone marrow stem cells to a cancer patient he had never met, Kikis knew instinctively he would donate. And at City of Hope’s 42nd Annual BMT Reunion, he got to meet the man he saved.