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Prostate Cancer Awareness

September is prostate cancer awareness month and for many this is a sensitive topic. However, early detection is important. Encourage your loved ones to become their own self advocates to ensure they lead long and healthy lives. It’s a family...

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Preserving A Family’s Cultural Promise

COH understands the importance of caring for older family members in Hispanic families. This is especially true for those facing cancer treatment and recovery.

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Find Out How By Participating in Clinical Trials You Can Help Create a Legacy of Hope

Find out more about City of Hope's Clinical Trials Explore our Clinical Trials On-Line database

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City of Hope is Actively Seeking Diverse Students for its Ph.D. Program in Biological Sciences

22/05/2017 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. 

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What I Learned: 6 Questions For Lung Cancer Patient Emily Bennett Taylor

16/04/2016 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."

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9-Year-Old Amanda, A Bone Marrow Transplant Patient, Meets Her Superhero

14/04/2016 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.

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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.

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Cancer Insights: Potential New Way To Target Lethal Prostate Cancer

12/04/2016 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.

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City of Hope

COH Breakthroughs Blog

City of Hope (COH) is a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. 

Designated as a comprehensive cancer center, the highest recognition bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, City of Hope is also a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, with research and treatment protocols that advance care throughout the nation. City of Hope’s main hospital is located in Duarte, Calif., just northeast of Los Angeles, with community clinics in southern California