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City of Hope

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Top City of Hope Articles

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  • Community: Longtime volunteer keeps giving

    Chick Benveniste of Glendale is celebrating her 41st year with Burbank's Retired Senior Volunteer Program. She is president of a City of Hope chapter that she and her husband started in 1966. For the last three years the chapter — Hope is Forever...
  • Boyd: 'I am cancer free'

    Boyd: 'I am cancer free'
    Kelly Boyd says the hard part of his cancer treatment has passed. Boyd, 69, sounded relaxed when he discussed the next phase of treatment — a stem cell transplant. For three weeks beginning Friday, the Laguna Beach city councilman will stay at...
  • Florence Henderson warms up Rachael vs Guy Celebrity Cook-Off Season 3

     
    Heads up, Brady Bunch fans — Carol Brady is taking to the kitchen without any help from Alice! Beginning January 6,  Florence Henderson joins forces with her pals magician Penn Jillette and actress Judy Gold, plus former Bachelor Jake Pavelka to...
  • Some breast cancer patients don't benefit from surgery or radiation

    Some breast cancer patients don't benefit from surgery or radiation
    Patients with metastatic breast cancer who respond to chemotherapy are unlikely to see any additional benefits from surgery or radiation therapy, according to leaders of a new clinical trial. The randomized, controlled study, which was presented...
  • Area doctors appear on cable program

    Two area doctors are featured this month on former state Assemblyman Anthony Portantino’s cable TV program “The Question Is.” City of Hope Chief Medical Officer Dr. Alexandra Levine, a La Cañada Flintridge resident, and Dr. Laura...
  • FDA speedily approves Imbruvica, a treatment for rare lymphoma

    Less than five months after a pair of biotech companies submitted a candidate cancer drug to the Food & Drug Administration, the FDA has approved the drug ibrutinib as a "breakthrough therapy" for a rare and deadly form of the cancer, mantle cell...
  • City of Hope names first provost and scientific director

    City of Hope names first provost and scientific director
    City of Hope, an independent hospital and medical research center, has selected the director of Northwestern University’s cancer center as its first provost and scientific director. Dr. Steven T. Rosen will guide the scientific direction of the...
  • A day of pampering for cancer patients

    A day of pampering for cancer patients
    Hair stylist Jose Eber provided a day of hair pampering at the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte for 50 female cancer patients who are in the process of growing back their hair.
  • If a store asks you to donate, it should know where the cash goes

    It's a common enough request: A store asks if you'd like to make a small donation to aid some charitable cause. Andrea says her husband was recently shopping at a Pavilions supermarket, where he was asked if he cared to make a donation for breast cancer...
  • Walking Tied To Fewer Breast Cancers In Older Women

     Walking Tied To Fewer Breast Cancers In Older Women
    NEW YORK — Older women who take regular walks are less likely to get breast cancer than their less-active peers, according to a new study. American Cancer Society (ACS) researchers found postmenopausal women who walked for at least one hour each...
  • Community: Guild's luncheon is sweet charity

    La Providencia Guild's 66th annual fashion show on Oct. 20 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel should be the social event of the fall season. The guild raises funds for Children's Hospital Los Angeles and the current project is the Associates Endowment to...