From Our Editors
City of Hope is a world-renowned biomedical research, treatment, and education center in Los Angeles, with a mission to transform the future of health care.
As a result, research conducted at City of Hope led to the development of treatments for patients suffering from such life-threatening diseases as cancer and diabetes. These treatments include the first synthetic human insulin, used by millions worldwide with diabetes, and the lifesaving cancer drugs Herceptin, Rituxan, and Avastin.
City of Hope's scientists and physicians are empowered by City of Hope supporters to quickly translate their laboratory breakthroughs into viable treatments. Its compassionate care model has been adopted by hospitals across the globe.