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 ]

The Future of Diabetes: A Focus on Personalized Care

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City of Hope's Linda Malkas, Ph.D. on developing targeted therapies, bench to bedside research and why she calls City of Hope the “Field of Dreams.”

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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.

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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 ].

City of Hope Aims to Cure Type I Diabetes in 6 Years

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The Wanek Family Project for Type 1 Diabetes: Aiming to Find a Cure in 6 Years.
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City of Hope neurosurgeon Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., on boosting the brain’s defense mechanisms to stop the spread of cancer, and improving quality and length of life after cancer treatment.

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Several types of high-risk HPV are responsible for the vast majority of cervical, anal, oropharyngeal (middle throat) and other genital cancers that affect men and women.

HPV: Low Vaccination Rates Are A Serious ‘Public Health Threat’

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Your gift fuels life-saving breakthroughs like the immunotherapy drugs being developed right here at City of Hope. And when you make a gift now, your donation will be doubled by our friends at ACCO Brands.

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"Nobody thought patients could actually be cured this way." — Robert Chen, M.D.

Hodgkin Lymphoma: Trial Results Point to Promising Treatment for Patients

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Joseph Alvarnas, M.D., Director of Value Based Analytics at City of Hope, discusses precision medicine and what sets City of Hope apart from other cancer centers.

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“One of the most exciting things that we are doing is conducting research into viral oncolytic treatments that target advanced gastric cancer and metastatic gastric cancer.” — Yanghee Woo, M.D.

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New Treatments and Personalized Care Offer Hope for Stomach Cancer Patients | City of Hope in California

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Special thanks to Miami Heat star, and longtime City of Hope supporter, Goran Dragic for stopping by to meet with our patients and staff on Thursday!
Special thanks to Miami Heat star, and longtime City of Hope supporter, Goran Dragic for meeting with our patients and staff yesterday!
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.

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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.

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Inside CAR-T Cell Brain Surgery (A Timeline of Events)

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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.

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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.

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Did you see City of Hope at the Tournament of Roses - Rose Parade?

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt went behind the scenes to meet the City of Hope patients who welcomed 2017 atop our float, "The Miracle of Science with Soul." #InspiringAmerica