What we do

City of Hope is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of people with cancer, diabetes and other serious illnesses. Our mission is to transform the future of health care by turning science into a practical benefit, hope into reality.

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What diversity means to us

Diversity and Inclusion means a better place for our patients and employees. Our commitment to D&I creates an environment where different perspectives lead to innovation. This innovation can better help us make hope a reality for our patients.

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Our core values are

Compassion, Service with a Sense of Urgency, Integrity, Intellectual Curiosity, Excellence and Collaboration.

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For Cancer Patients, Art Therapy Is More Than Just Painting Pictures

07/03/2016 01:03pm | 7935 views

Patients coping with cancer, and their caregivers, often experience a complex array of emotions including anxiety, fear, depression, frustration and sadness — feelings that, for some, may be difficult to express in a traditional support group.

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Obesity And Breast Cancer: The Risk Is Real. Now We Must Help Reduce It

22/03/2016 10:49am | 7111 views

That’s not an echo you hear, it’s another study linking weight to breast cancer risk. It's also another reason to improve the health of our overall community.

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Ovarian Cancer Survivor Leans On Family, Faith And City Of Hope To Defy Odds

17/03/2016 12:23pm | 7174 views

Allisa Miller was 29 years old when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Then the mother of a 2-year-old daughter, Miller was determined to fight the disease. She came to City of Hope soon after her diagnosis, receiving the institution’s unique blend of patient-focused care and leading-edge treatment. Today, Miller is in remission and will soon be participating in City of Hope’s Walk for Hope on Nov. 8, 2015.

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In “Detour,” Leukemia Patient Chronicles Her Journey Back To Health

16/03/2016 06:01pm | 7344 views

“You’re not in remission.”

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Lung Cancer Survivor: What I Learned During Treatment

16/03/2016 05:48pm | 7850 views

Emily Taylor was 28 years old and about to celebrate two years of marriage with Miles, her college sweetheart, when a wheeze brought her to a doctor's office. A former athlete who had never smoked, Taylor was stunned when a scan revealed she had Stage 4 lung cancer. She shared the story of her treatment, and its end, in an earlier Breakthroughs post.

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About the company

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City of Hope

Hospital and Cancer Research Center
Duarte, CA

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is one of only 45 comprehensive cancer centers in the nation, as designated by the National Cancer Institute. Our role as leaders in patient care, basic and clinical research, and the translation of science into tangible benefit is widely acknowledged.

Our community includes research associates, scientists, doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, graduate students, fundraising specialists, marketing professionals, volunteers and an extensive support staff. We are united by our desire to find cures, save lives and transform the future of health. Every discovery we make and every new treatment we create gives people the chance to live longer, better and more fully.

City of Hope continues to be a pioneer of patient centered care and remains committed to its tradition of exceptional care for patients, families and communities. Each day, we live out our credo:

"There is no profit in curing the body, if, in the process, we destroy the soul."​