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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In Breast Cancer Treatment, Patients Come First

13/03/2016 06:28pm | 9449 views

For every woman who receives a breast cancer diagnosis, the initial shock is followed by a steep learning curve. How to choose the right doctor, how to decide on the best treatment plan, where to find promising clinical trials, and how to manage both the physical and emotional fallout of the disease – all of it is daunting.

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Traveling With Cancer: 7 Tips To Maximize Safety – And Fun

09/03/2016 01:39pm | 7147 views

When she was younger, before the kids came along, Cindy Howard was a savvy, enthusiastic traveler. She would skip from one exotic locale to another, spending months at a time away from home and loving every minute of it.

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Breast Cancer Survivors Must Be Vigilant For Signs Of Brain Metastasis

09/03/2016 01:24pm | 6973 views

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a great reminder of just how far the fight against breast cancer has come. It is still one of the most common cancers among women, yet more women than ever are surviving the disease. Today, there are an estimated 2.8 million breast cancer survivors in the United States.

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Better Breast Cancer Detection At A Lower Cost: The Future May Be Here

03/03/2016 12:35pm | 7625 views

A new spin on a tried-and-true imaging system could potentially provide more women with superior breast cancer detection at a lower cost.

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City Of Hope Research Advances Treatment Of Hematologic Cancers

02/03/2016 07:50pm | 6496 views

When it comes to research into the treatment of hematologic cancers, City of Hope scientists stand out. One study that  they presented this week at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology suggests a new standard of care for HIV-associated lymphoma, another offers promise for the treatment of relapsing or treatment-resistant lymphoma, and still another points to more effective treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

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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."​