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Targeting glioblastoma with a cancer-killing virus
Glioblastoma is a virtually incurable brain cancer with a five-year-survival rate of only 10%.    “It’s heartbreaking to keep telling people in clinic that we don’t have a cure,” said...
Three ways City of Hope is closing the cancer care gap
Expanding Our Reach In 2022, City of Hope expanded our reach nationally by acquiring Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), a network of oncology hospitals and outpatient care centers...
‘Rising star’ physician tackles rare cancer
Jim Kahan is a retired electrical engineer who still thinks like one.  He can expertly master complex details, a skill that served him well, first with Western Electric and Bell...
Cancer survivor meets stem cell donor who gave her a second chance
College professor and mother Christine Chen looked forward to hugging a person she had never met — a stem cell donor who had given her a second chance at life...
Brave teenager wins battle against sickle cell anemia
At 15, Tyus Munford has an open, friendly way about him, and his love of life and ease with people is apparent. A high school sophomore, he says it’s pretty...
Critical need for blood donations as national supply runs low
Carol Ewins has been donating blood for more than 40 years. The retired bank account manager and grandmother of five regularly travels from her home in Covina, California, to City...
Patients, donors meet during 45th annual BMT reunion
As a 16-year-old high school sophomore, Julian Castañeda was focused on running track — specifically, trying to run a mile in under five minutes. He was also planning to attend...
Eminent physician Stephen J. Forman of City of Hope bestowed with two prestigious honors in the field of bone marrow transplantation
CONTACT Letisia Marquez 626-218-3398lemarquez@coh.org   Under Forman’s leadership, City of Hope’s bone marrow transplantation program is the only one in the nation with one-year survival above the expected rate...
Determined mom triumphs over breast cancer, leukemia and COVID-19
“I’m the luckiest unlucky person you know!”   So says Sandy Shapiro, a single mother from Los Angeles with two daughters, a career as a documentary producer, a “fierce”...
Researchers create miniature brain models to study Alzheimer's
Researchers led by City of Hope have developed a powerful miniature brain platform to study the mechanistic causes of Alzheimer’s disease and to test dementia drugs in development, reports a new...