City of Hope is Actively Seeking Diverse Students for its Ph.D. Program in Biological Sciences22/05/2017 06:00am | 4127 views
What do you want to be
when you grow up? What’s your major? Those two common questions shape much of how we see our
careers—first as an identity (a doctor, a lawyer, a teacher), then through the
practical lens of the path that will get us from school to a good-paying job.
What I Learned: 6 Questions For Lung Cancer Patient Emily Bennett Taylor16/04/2016 06:00am | 5696 views
Five City of Hope patients who have journeyed through cancer will welcome 2016 atop City of Hope's Tournament of Roses Parade float on Jan. 1. The float’s theme, "The Miracle of Science with Soul," adds a deeper dimension to the parade theme of "Find your Adventure."
9-Year-Old Amanda, A Bone Marrow Transplant Patient, Meets Her Superhero14/04/2016 06:00am | 5712 views
Superheroes are making plenty
of headlines as the summer blockbuster season opens. At City of Hope, a
9-year-old girl wept as she hugged her own superhero: someone who had the
superpower of healing her cancer.
Breakthroughs Why An Annual Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion? It Inspires Us 12/04/2016 10:00am | 5403 views
For almost four decades, blood
cancer survivors who received bone marrow, or stem cell, transplants have
returned to City of Hope to celebrate life, second chances and science.
The first reunion, in 1976, was a small affair: spaghetti for a single patient,
his brother who served as his donor and those who took care of him, including Stephen
Forman, M.D., Francis & Kathleen McNamara Distinguished
Chair in Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.
Cancer Insights: Potential New Way To Target Lethal Prostate Cancer12/04/2016 06:00am | 5478 views
More than 2.9 million men living in
the U.S. today have been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Many of these men have
had treatment with surgery or radiation and will never see their cancer return,
giving hope to the roughly 220,800 people who will be diagnosed with prostate
cancer this year. Unfortunately, for a significant percentage of patients with
prostate cancer, the disease remains highly lethal. Prostate Cancer Awareness
Month is an ideal time to shift focus to these men.