Hannah Komai was just 20 years old when she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. Thankfully, she came to City of Hope — and today she is thriving. In fact, Hannah is planning to become a full-time nurse in May.
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“The use of personalized strategies for patient management will avoid the practice of one-size-fits-all therapies which frequently result in unintended side effects.”
City of Hope’s Fouad Kandeel, M.D., Ph.D., and our diabetes research team discuss personalized treatment options that will be made possible under the Wanek Family Project for Type I Diabetes. [ Social.coh.org Link ]
Our diabetes research team discusses City of Hope's history of groundbreaking advances in type 1 diabetes, and how we plan to continue that tradition by finding new therapies to treat and cure the disease through The Wanek Family Project for Type 1 Diabetes.
Our Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute is committed to developing a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D) within six years, fueled by a $50 million funding program led by the Wanek family.
The Wanek Family Project for Type I Diabetes will focus on three core areas: Immune Modulation, Beta Cell Expansion and Replacement, and Preventing Diabetes Complications. Read more at [ Social.coh.org Link ].
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Joanne Mortimer, M.D., Director of Women's Cancer Programs at City of Hope, discusses personalized medicine and the enormous advances she’s seen in breast cancer detection and treatment over her 30 year career.
Caregivers face challenges of their own every day. If you’re a caregiver, remember to take care of yourself emotionally, mentally and physically. Making your health a priority will allow you to provide quality support for your loved one.
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Last November, City of Hope glioblastoma patient “B.” underwent surgery to have a potentially fatal brain tumor removed. Here, we take you inside the operating room for a behind the scenes look at the two-hour surgery.
Scientists worldwide are working to develop treatments that harness the power of the immune system to fight cancer. At City of Hope, researchers have found that using CAR-T cell therapy, a type of immunotherapy, can be effective in the treatment of glioblastoma — one of the most aggressive brain tumors known to medicine.
When viewed under a microscope, T cells - sentinels of the immune system whose job inside the body is to seek out foreign invaders - quiver as they surround and consume cancer cells. They were genetically modified in a lab by City of Hope researchers and trained to target specific receptors on patients’ brain tumors - part of an emerging approach to cancer care called immunotherapy.