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Prestigious Radiation Accreditation Now Includes Corona and Upland
Four years ago, City of Hope in Duarte and Arcadia became the first National Cancer Institute-recognized facilities in California to achieve accreditation from the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s (ASTRO)...
31 Facts about Skin Cancer
In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month this May, here are 31 facts — one per day —  to provide some vital information and bust a few myths about the...
Devastating diagnosis no match for targeted immunotherapy
Abby Kanarek “The outcome for this cancer is not going to be good,” Abby Kanarek told her boyfriend. “And I don’t want to put you through that. You need to...
City of Hope Launches New Breast Cancer Screening Program
If you are a female patient at City of Hope, you can now get your annual breast cancer screening at the Duarte campus, no matter what type of cancer or...
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...
Early trial success for new peritoneal cancer treatment
Irene van der Heijden has a type of cancer that is incurable, inoperable and notoriously resistant to chemotherapy — low-grade serous ovarian cancer with carcinomatosis of the peritoneum, a...
Breakthrough trial for a type 1 diabetes immunotherapy is now enrolling
A promising cure for a currently incurable disease - type 1 diabetes - is being developed at City of Hope, and patients can now apply for the Phase 1 trial...
Multiracial prostate cancer study focuses on hereditary factors
For Leanne Burnham, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in City of Hope's Division of Health Equities, the search for a more effective prostate cancer treatment is deeply personal. As an African American, she’s experienced the...
Researcher developing vaccine for Kaposi sarcoma
“It’s not HIV that kills you, it’s the co-infections that do,” said Javier Gordon Ogembo, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Immuno-Oncology at City of Hope.   Among the deadliest...
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...