Breakthroughs

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CAR T cell therapy helps toddler tackle leukemia
“Can you do Spiderman?” the visitor asks.Like a shot, 6-year-old Julian “Juju” Castaneda Figueroa strikes the classic pose, crouched low, arm extended, head cocked sideways with eyes intensely focused...
Tapping the potential of biology-guided radiation technology
City of Hope continues to change the cancer treatment paradigm by leaning into available technology and adopting and applying it in innovative ways to care for its patients.It was...
Targeting cell surface proteins could block cancer growth
Scientists at City of Hope® have discovered a new cellular mechanism that plays an important role in spurring the growth of cancer cells, as well as a way to target...
World Cancer Day: How City of Hope is closing the cancer care gap
Every year on Feb. 4, we recognize World Cancer Day, an initiative dedicated to uniting the cancer community to help reduce the global cancer burden, promote greater equity and...
New hematologist shares his journey from UN to City of Hope
Growing up in Iran, hematologist-oncologist Salman Otoukesh, M.D., always knew he wanted to be a physician. Inspired by his father, a pediatric nephrologist and professor still working in Iran...
City of Hope research reveals an immune cell that can attack cancer
According to preclinical research published online today in Cell, one of the world’s premier scientific journals, researchers at City of Hope® have discovered that a type of immune cell...
4 breast cancer treatment innovations to look for in 2024
With a newly appointed chief of the Division of Breast Surgery in the Department of Surgery, Veronica Jones, M.D., City of Hope continues to seek out the latest advancements...
City of Hope presents pivotal clinical trial data on potential new therapy for acute leukemias
Ibrahim T. Aldoss, M.D., City of Hope associate professor in the Division of Leukemia and principal investigator for the AUGMENT-101 trial. City of Hope has announced that 23% of patients with relapsed or treatment-resistant KMT2Ar acute myeloid leukemia (AML), acute lymphoid leukemia (ALL) and mixed phenotype leukemia who took the...
Study identifies promising treatment for advanced colorectal cancer
An international Phase 3 clinical trial found that metastatic colorectal cancer patients with a rare genetic tumor mutation called KRAS G12C experienced superior progression-free survival rates compared to standard of...
Researchers develop early-detection method for pancreatic cancer
In a significant breakthrough that could eventually extend the survival of patients with one of the deadliest of all malignancies, an international team of researchers has devised an investigational blood...