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Jun 17, 2014, 09:00 ET
Gavin DeGraw performs for patients at City of Hope for the Musicians On Call Jason Pollack Bedside Performance Program launch (PRNewsFoto/City of Hope)

Gavin DeGraw and Premiere Radio's Alissa Pollack launch Musicians On Call Bedside Performance Program for patients at City of Hope

 Cancer patients at City of Hope were surprised with an intimate performance by Grammy-nominated musician and songwriter Gavin DeGraw as...

Jan 02, 2014, 13:38 ET
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City of Hope National Medical Center to offer radiation oncology services in Arcadia

Cancer hospital expands access to specialized treatment within San Gabriel Valley City of Hope and Methodist Hospital of Southern California...

Jun 21, 2013, 19:50 ET
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Music's biggest stars -- and their fans -- unite against cancer

On the first day of summer, a diverse array of artists from across the musical spectrum -- Selena Gomez, Adam Levine, Britney Spears, Pitbull and...

Feb 21, 2013, 06:00 ET
Robert Stone, currently president of City of Hope, will add chief executive officer role at the end of 2013, when Michael Friedman, M.D., retires from 10-years of service as the institution's CEO.  (PRNewsFoto/City of Hope)

City of Hope names Robert Stone as new chief executive officer

 After 10 years at City of Hope, former FDA acting commissioner Dr. Michael A. Friedman has decided to retire from his position as chief...

Oct 12, 2012, 15:39 ET

Clive Davis, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Jimmy Jam, Trevor Rabin, And More To Appear At Songs Of Hope VIII Benefiting City Of Hope at Rolling Stone Magazine's 'House Of Rock' On Oct. 18

Event to feature special performances and exclusive music auction   Clive Davis, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Jimmy Jam, Trevor Rabin...

May 10, 2012, 15:59 ET

City of Hope researchers develop potential cure for advanced type 1 diabetes in laboratory

New combination therapy approach may have possible application in other autoimmune diseases City of Hope researchers developed a combination...

Apr 17, 2012, 14:48 ET
Fashion industry leader Susan Sokol will receive The Spirit of Life(R) Award at City of Hope's annual Spring luncheon on Monday, May 14, at The Plaza Hotel. City of Hope's East End Chapter/Jeanne Kaye League will present Sokol, actress Jane Krakowski and philanthropist Ann Levine with its top philanthropic honor in recognition of their professional achievements, charitable contributions and personal commitment to the fight against women's cancers.  (PRNewsFoto/City of Hope)

Jane Krakowski, Susan Sokol and Ann Levine to Receive Awards from City of Hope at May 14 Event

Three distinguished women to be presented with the Spirit of Life® Award at Spring luncheon Tony Award winning actress Jane Krakowski,...

Jan 26, 2012, 18:19 ET
Susan Sokol, fashion industry leader and philanthropist, will receive The Spirit of Life Award at City of Hope's Spring Luncheon on Monday, May 14, at The Plaza Hotel.  (PRNewsFoto/City of Hope)

J. Mendel President and Chief Operating Officer Susan Sokol to Receive Top Honor from City of Hope, May 14

Fashion industry leader and philanthropist Susan Sokol will receive The Spirit of Life® Award at City of Hope's Spring Luncheon on Monday,...

Nov 29, 2011, 15:55 ET
Aug 12, 2010, 21:59 ET

'Unete con la Gota de la Vida' (Join The Drop of Life) Song and Video Premiere with Star-Studded Concert Event at Club Nokia at L.A. Live!

Join chart-topping Hollywood music talent as they gather to launch a historic song and video "Unete con la Gota de la Vida," a national health...

Jul 01, 2010, 08:00 ET
Sheri Biller, Chair of the City of Hope Board of Directors. (PRNewsFoto/City of Hope)

Sheri Biller Named City of Hope's First Woman Board Chair

 Noted philanthropist and community leader Sheri Biller will begin a three-year term as the first ever female chair of the City of Hope Board...

May 24, 2010, 11:00 ET

City of Hope Doctors Issue Vote of Overwhelming Loss of Confidence in Hospital Administration, City of Hope Files Lawsuit Against Its Own Doctors

The physicians of City of Hope Medical Group announced today that its doctors have issued a vote of an "overwhelming loss of confidence" in...

May 04, 2010, 15:03 ET

Statement from City of Hope on Creation of Medical Foundation

City of Hope is saddened and disappointed with the decision by the leadership of the California Cancer Specialists Medical Group (also known as...

Nov 02, 2009, 06:00 ET
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Unete Con La Gota de la Vida, Benefiting City of Hope. (PRNewsFoto/Unete Con La Gota de la Vida, Benefiting City of Hope)[CL]
 LOS ANGELES, CA UNITED STATES
 11/01/2009

Epic Recording Brings Together Latin Artists Under a Common Cause

United under a same mission, music super stars, Placido Domingo, Gloria Estefan, David Bisbal, Luis Fonsi, Arthur Hanlon, Wisin &...

Jul 27, 2007, 01:00 ET

City of Hope Celebrates 'La Gota de la Vida Campaign' With Cristian Castro, Graciela Beltran and Alejandro Lerner as Festival Headliners

LOS ANGELES, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- City of Hope Cancer Center celebrated the 7th annual "La Gota de la Vida Campaign" to raise funds for the...

Jul 12, 2007, 01:00 ET

City of Hope Launches 'La Gota de la Vida Campaign' and Announces Cristian Castro, Graciela Beltran and Alejandro Lerner as Headliners for Upcoming Festival

LOS ANGELES, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- City of Hope Cancer Center is launching the 7th annual "La Gota de la Vida Campaign" to raise funds for the...

Dec 07, 2006, 00:00 ET

City of Hope Names Alexandra M. Levine, M.D., Chief Medical Officer

DUARTE, Calif., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandra M. Levine, M.D., has been named chief medical officer (CMO) of City of Hope. An internationally...

Aug 07, 2006, 01:00 ET
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Prominent real estate entrepreneur Richard S. Ziman, former chairman and chief executive officer of Arden Realty Inc., will receive City of Hope's top philanthropic honor at a toast and roast September 14 in Los Angeles. (PRNewsFoto/City of Hope)[JU]
 LOS ANGELES, CA UNITED STATES
 08/06/2006

Richard S. Ziman to Be Honored by City of Hope

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders from many of the most prominent real estate and construction enterprises in Southern California will...

Apr 13, 2006, 01:00 ET

City of Hope to Honor Community Leader and Philanthropist Daphna E. Ziman at 58th Annual Sportsmen's Club Luncheon, May 12

LOS ANGELES, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sportsmen's Club Chapter for City of Hope will honor Daphna E. Ziman, film and television writer,...

Jan 01, 2006, 00:00 ET

Nation's Top Football Teams Bring Holiday Cheer to City of Hope Pediatric Cancer Patients at Rose Bowl 'Media Day' Photo Session

WHEN: Monday, January 2, 2006 9 to 10 a.m.: USC Trojan football team meets City of Hope pediatric patients...