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Feb 21, 2013, 06:00 ET 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 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 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 Ne-Yo, Skylar Grey, Sara Bareilles, Swizz Beatz, Desmond Child, Mark Mothersbaugh, and More to Appear at Songs of Hope VII Benefiting City of Hope at Esquire Magazine's 'Ultimate Bachelor Pad' on Dec. 1

Ne-Yo, Skylar Grey, Sara Bareilles, Swizz Beatz, Desmond Child, Mark Mothersbaugh (co-founder and lead singer of Devo), and other...


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 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 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...


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...


Sep 29, 2005, 01:00 ET Clear Channel Communications President and CEO Mark Mays to be Honored by City of Hope, October 20

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- City of Hope's Music and Entertainment Industry fund-raising group will honor Mark Mays, president and...


Sep 29, 2005, 01:00 ET Pick Up a Bit of Hope

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- This October, companies nationwide are recognizing National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by donating a...


Jul 15, 2005, 01:00 ET High-Tech Research Hospital Gives Patients a New Lease on Life

DUARTE, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- City of Hope National Medical Center will open one of the nation's most technologically advanced...


Apr 27, 2005, 01:00 ET Clear Channel Communications President and CEO Mark Mays Named as City of Hope's 2005 Spirit Of Life(R) Honoree

LOS ANGELES, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- City of Hope's Music and Entertainment Industry fund-raising group today announced that it has selected...


Apr 06, 2004, 01:00 ET Emilio and Gloria Estefan to Be Honored by Latin Entertainment Industry for City of Hope

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Latin Entertainment Industry Group for City of Hope announced today that it has selected Emilio...


Apr 02, 2004, 00:00 ET MTV President Van Toffler Named as City Of Hope's 2004 Spirit of Life(R) Honoree

LOS ANGELES, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- City of Hope's Music and Entertainment Industry today announced that it has selected Van Toffler, president...


Mar 31, 2004, 00:00 ET Recording Artists Unite to Cure Cancer as Lake Placid Welcomes the World Again for City of Hope's 'Songs at the Lake' Music Festival, July 31 - August 1

LAKE PLACID, N.Y., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adirondack Mountains will rock when singers, musicians, songwriters and thousands of fans...


Oct 03, 2003, 01:00 ET Artists Announced for Annual City of Hope Spirit of Life Event

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Burt Bacharach, Ronald Isley, Brian McKnight, Sarah McLachlan and other special guests will perform at City...


Jun 18, 2003, 01:00 ET 37th Annual Victor Sports Awards Take Over the Las Vegas Hilton

2002-03. This year's star-studded evening continues the Victor Awards' illustrious tradition as the longest...