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Oct 21, 2015, 14:00 ET

City Of Hope Launches New Campaign To Showcase Innovations In Research And Treatment

 Imagine being diagnosed with one of the most rare and aggressive forms of breast cancer, given a five percent chance to live and told having...

Oct 14, 2015, 12:24 ET
Women's cancers will affect one in three women in her lifetime. One of those women is cancer survivor Allisa Miller, diagnosed with ovarian cancer at age 29. Miller went to City of Hope for a second opinion and found reassurance and comfort as soon as she walked through the doors. Two years later, Miller is now cancer-free. Miller, pictured with her daughter, will walk with 10,000 other participants at this year's Walk for Hope.

Thousands to take part in City of Hope's Walk for Hope to fight women's cancers

On Nov. 8, thousands of cancer survivors, patients, families and friends will gather at City of Hope for one purpose: to raise money...

May 27, 2015, 12:41 ET

Grand Ole Opry And iHeart Radio Ready Their Rosters To Strike Out Cancer At The 25th Annual City Of Hope Celebrity Softball Game

The Grand Ole Opry and iHeart Radio are readying their rosters as they prepare to strike out cancer at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game....

May 20, 2015, 15:15 ET

Clive Davis, Charli XCX, Burt Bacharach, Martin Bandier, Electronic Arts and Los Angeles Magazine join together at 11th annual Songs of Hope benefiting City of Hope

Legendary music executive Clive Davis, singer/songwriter Burt Bacharach, contemporary music artist Charli XCX and film composer...

Mar 31, 2015, 12:05 ET

Universal Music Group Chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge CBE to be honored with City of Hope's Spirit of Life Award

City of Hope's Music, Film and Entertainment Industry Group will honor Lucian Grainge CBE chairman and chief executive officer of Universal Music...

Nov 06, 2014, 14:00 ET

City of Hope to Honor Jack and Jason Rimokh with the 2014 Spirit of Life® Award

City of Hope's Fashion & Retail Group Council will honor Jack Rimokh, chairman, and Jason Rimokh, president, of Signal Brands with the 2014...

Oct 21, 2014, 12:00 ET
Walk for Hope 2014 graphic

Walk to cure women's cancers at City of Hope, where research meets treatment

The walkers vary by team, but not by mission. On Nov. 2, thousands of people (and hundreds of teams) will gather for City of...

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
City of Hope Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/City of Hope)

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
Summer of Hope.  (PRNewsFoto/City of Hope)

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...