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$3M SPORE grant will fund study of lung cancer in Blacks
City of Hope has received a lung cancer Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to address the disproportionate effects of lung cancer in...
World Cancer Day: How City of Hope is closing the cancer care gap
This year’s World Cancer Day motto, “Close the Care Gap,” is a theme near and dear to City of Hope. As President and CEO Robert Stone told the 40th Annual J.P. Morgan...
Genetic variants for skin color in African Americans linked to vitamin D deficiency, City of Hope study finds
CONTACT City of Hope 800-888-5323 media@coh.org   The genome-wide association study paves a path where one day doctors could leverage information on a patient’s genetics, skin color and lifestyle to...
Report on cancer disparities reveals harsh truths and a call to action
Rick Kittles, Ph.D. On Sept. 16, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) released its inaugural Cancer Disparities Progress Report — and they have pulled no punches. In it, they...
City of Hope scientists tackle issue of diversity in research, clinical trials
City of Hope scientists are studying how diverse populations have different risk factors for and are affected differently by prostate, lung, skin, breast, colon and other cancers, as well as...
City of Hope announces inaugural Dine In for Health Justice
CONTACT City of Hope  media@coh.org   Carol Marshall Public Relations Carol Marshall Carol@cmarshallpr.com   Bridget Fornaro Bridget@cmarshallpr.com   DUARTE, Calif. — City of Hope’s Health Justice Council will host the inaugural...
City of Hope awarded $4.9 million from CIRM for stem cell research training
City of Hope’s Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine has received a $4.9 million grant to train the next generation of scientific leaders in basic stem cell research and its translation into novel, lifesaving treatments...
City of Hope Music, Film and Entertainment Industry to host Closing the Care Gap - Facing Racial Disparities in Health Equity: Ensuring Black Lives Matter symposium
CONTACT  City of Hope  Loren Fishbein  lfishbein@coh.org      SLATE PR  Andy Gelb / Elyse Weissman  andy@slate-pr.com / elyse@slate-pr.com    Rick Kittles, Ph.D. (Moderator), Suzet McKinney, Ph.D., and Kameron Matthews...
Targeting multiple myeloma in black communities
Last fall, City of Hope scientists opened a clinical trial investigating the use of the arthritis drug leflunomide as an innovative treatment for cancer patients with COVID-19. Now, thanks to a...
Día Mundial contra el Cáncer: Las maneras en que City of Hope está cerrando la brecha en la atención médica para el cáncer
El lema del Día Mundial contra el Cáncer de este año: “Cerrar la brecha de atención”, es un tema central a los valores y principios de City of Hope. En...