Global Oncology Initiative

City of Hope launched the Global Oncology Initiative, which stems from our understanding that it will take "more than a village" to address the increasing burden on global health. The Global Oncology Initiative aims to organize City of Hope's researchers, clinicians and educators, and expand local and international partnerships to tackle current and impending cancer and global health challenges.

As part of the initiative, Global Oncology Forum will cover various topics to help disseminate scientific findings to a broader audience and serve as a platform to engage with our communities, open barriers and challenge boundaries.

Watch Past Global Oncology Forums

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Precision Medicine, Feb. 11, 2022

Steven Rosen, M.D., director of the comprehensive cancer center and Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, and the Irell & Manella Cancer Center Director's Distinguished Chair, moderated the second Global Oncology Forum on topics related to precision medicine, including genetic ancestry and the impact of genetic variation across populations, population sciences, genetic risks and biomarker testing. Panelists included Jeffrey Trent, Ph.D., Stephen B. Gruber, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., Stacy W. Gray, M.D., Rick Kittles, Ph.D. and Nicholas Schork, Ph.D.


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State of COVID-19, July 29, 2021

Javier Gordon Ogembo, Ph.D., director, Global Oncology Initiative, and associate professor, Department of Immuno-Oncology, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, introduces the inaugural topic of the virtual Global Oncology Forum: COVID-19: Where Are We Now and What's Next? Panelists: John Zaia, M.D., Randy Taplitz, M.D., Don Diamond, Ph.D., Sanjeet Dadwal, M.D. and David Engelthaler, Ph.D.