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Celebrating ‘everyday heroes’ during hospital week
National Hospital Week is an opportunity to highlight hospitals, health systems and health care workers and the innovative ways they are supporting and connected to patients and the community. As...
Extending access to the best cancer care to all
April is Minority Cancer Awareness Month, a time set aside to bring national attention to the deficit that exists in access to care and treatment among minority populations, and the...
$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...
5 avances de oncología para entusiasmarse en 2022
Los inmensos aportes a nuestro conocimiento sobre la biología humana en los niveles molecular y genético han abierto la puerta a una posible “época de oro" para el tratamiento oncológico...
5 oncology breakthroughs to be excited about in 2022
Enormous additions to our knowledge of human biology at the molecular and genetic level have opened the door to a potential “golden age” of cancer treatment — where every tumor...
Strategic business leader Angela L. Talton joins City of Hope as its first chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer
  CONTACT Zen Vuong 626-409-9367zvuong@coh.org   Talton will lead the development of a new vision and strategy to advance diversity, equity and inclusion at the independent biomedical research and...
Why Diversity in Clinical Trials Is Essential to Science, Health Outcomes
"Despite remarkable advances in cancer treatments and cures, many patients lack access to specialty care, which is even more pronounced among vulnerable and disadvantaged communities,” said Angela L. Talton, senior vice...
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...
Lack of ethnic diversity in cell lines prevents minorities from accessing ‘precision medicine’
CONTACT Zen Vuong 626-409-9367zvuong@coh.org   Looking at a sample of “ethnically diverse” cell lines, a City of Hope researcher found that most were of European ancestry, and a prostate...