The primary objective of the Disease and Modality Teams at City of Hope is to extend the integrated, multidisciplinary approach used in patient care to guide high quality patient-oriented research.


Disease Focused

  • Breast Cancer
  • Gynecological Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancer
    • Operational Working Group/Subcommittees:
      • Prostate Cancer
      • Bladder and Kidney Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Head & Neck Cancer
  • Neuro-Oncology (includes CNS)
  • Endocrine (includes Diabetes)
  • Early Therapeutics (Phase I)
  • Lymphoma
  • Leukemia
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology/Hemophilia
  • Melanoma/Sarcoma/Bone & Tissue
    • Operational Working Group/Subcommittees:
      • Melanoma
      • Sarcoma
      • Bone and Tissue



Modality Focused

  • Transplantation
  • Immunotherapy (studies involving modified T Cells only)
  • Gene Therapy/HIV/Oncolytic Viruses
  • Theranostics (includes RIT, radiopharmaceuticals for imaging)