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Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET

How Do You Say 'Thank You' to Someone Who Saved Your Life?

LOS ANGELES, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of people gathered today in a "Celebration of Life" at City of Hope Cancer Center. Along with...

Mar 27, 2001, 00:00 ET

Three World-Renowned Researchers Appointed To Leadership Positions at City of Hope

DUARTE, Calif., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Gil N. Schwartzberg, president and chief executive officer of City of Hope, a leading biomedical...

Nov 29, 2000, 00:00 ET

Florence Henderson Receiving 'Star of Hope' For Contributions To City of Hope Cancer Center

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The multi-talented Florence Henderson is being named "Star of Hope" by the City of Hope National Medical...

Sep 11, 2000, 01:00 ET

They're Walking for Hope From Coast to Coast!

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 5,000 real life breast cancer survivors and their families, volunteers, politicians, physicians,...

Sep 10, 2000, 01:00 ET

Actor Eriq La Salle and Other Celebrities Join Thousands of Angelenos In Breast Cancer Fund-Raiser, Walk for Hope

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 5,000 walkers and runners participated in today's Walk for Hope event that featured a 5K and 10K...

May 17, 2000, 01:00 ET

Help Save Lives Right Now - for Free; City of Hope Launches

LOS ANGELES, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Every three seconds someone in the United States is diagnosed with cancer. What if you could do something...

May 02, 2000, 01:00 ET

City of Hope Benefactor Ernest Lieblich to Receive 'The Spirit Of Life' Award at Sculpture Garden Dedication on May 6

LOS ANGELES, May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The dedication of a major new sculpture garden at City of Hope National Medical Center and Beckman Research...

Apr 28, 2000, 01:00 ET

City of Hope Bone Marrow Transplantation Recipients Meet Their Lifesaving Marrow Donors for the First Time

DUARTE, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharon Yan, a 2 1/2-year-old toddler diagnosed with a severe blood disorder soon after birth, met her...

Apr 11, 2000, 01:00 ET

Mother's Day Cards Support Mom and Breast Cancer Research at City of Hope Cancer Center

LOS ANGELES, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly all Mother's Day cards say, "I love you." This year, you can thank mom with a card that backs those...

Jan 17, 2000, 00:00 ET

Internationally Renowned City of Hope Genetics and Evolution Researcher, Susumu Ohno, Dies at Age 71

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Susumu Ohno, PhD, DSci, DVM, a City of Hope scientist internationally renowned for his work in genetics and...

Dec 28, 1999, 00:00 ET

Teens, Kids Swap Online to Help Kids with Cancer; New Website Donates $2 Per Trade to City of Hope Cancer Center Through April 1

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a trade in which everyone wins. City of Hope is receiving a generous donation from a new web site,...

Oct 14, 1999, 01:00 ET
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More Than 4,000 People Take Steps to Cure Cancer At City of Hope's Walk for Hope Against Breast Cancer

DUARTE, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Prepared with comfortable shoes, sunscreen and a great deal of compassion, more than 4,000 Southern...

Oct 08, 1999, 01:00 ET

Fill Your Basket with Savings and Help Save Lives

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning October 20th, local grocery stores will kick-off the third and final installment of the "Coupons of...

Jul 26, 1999, 01:00 ET

The Siemens CF62 clamshell mobile phone, the company's first flip phone for North America, offers consumers a stylish way to connect. It features a loop antenna and programmable lights around its edges. (PRNewsFoto)[KC]

City of Hope Marks 86th Anniversary at National Convention; Governor Gray Davis and Hollywood Stars Applaud National Cancer Center

LOS ANGELES, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor Gray Davis joined an all-star cast in celebrating the 86th anniversary of the City of Hope...

Jun 29, 1999, 01:00 ET

Fill Your Basket with Savings and Help Save Lives at City of Hope

LOS ANGELES, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning July 14th, local grocery stores will launch the second of three installments of the "Coupons of...

Jun 26, 1999, 01:00 ET

33rd Annual Victor Awards Honors Major Sports Stars

LAS VEGAS, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Extraordinary 1999 athletes and 20th century sports legends shared the stage at the 33rd annual Victor...

Jun 21, 1999, 01:00 ET

Los Angeles-Based Parsons Foundation Funds $500,000 in Hepatitis Research At City of Hope

LOS ANGELES, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- City of Hope received $500,000 from the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation for research into chronic hepatitis B...

Jun 01, 1999, 01:00 ET

Veteran Apparel Industry Executive George Randall to be Honored on June 12 At Gala City of Hope Benefit

LOS ANGELES, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Garment industry veteran George Randall will be honored by the Apparel Industries Group for the City of Hope...

May 18, 1999, 01:00 ET

New Approach Reduces Side Effects of High-Dose Chemotherapy; 'Adaptive Control' Uses Blood Monitoring to Adjust Chemotherapy Dosage

ATLANTA, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Research conducted at City of Hope Cancer Center in Los Angeles suggests that the most serious and costly side...

May 11, 1999, 01:00 ET

Florence Henderson Says: 'Shop and Save - Lives, That Is!' - May 13 Photo & Interview Opportunity Kicks Off Day for Hope -

WHAT: Florence Henderson and Johnny Rockets will help kick off City of Hope's inaugural Day for Hope fund-raising program by...