City of Hope is a comprehensive cancer center and independent biomedical research institution committed to curing cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, the highest recognition bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, City of Hope is also a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and maintains research and treatment protocols that advance care throughout the nation.
Each year, we treat more than 7,500 new patients, including almost 2,000 who came to City of Hope for a second opinion and transferred their care to us. We conduct more than 300 clinical trials, enrolling more than 5,000 patients, including almost 600 enrolled in interventional trials. City of Hope is one of the few institutions with a genomic tumor board. Our institution also participates in the IBM Watson initiative and has joined the NCI-MATCH clinical trial. Founded more than 100 years ago, City of Hope has one of the nation’s largest and most successful stem cell transplantation programs, with outcomes that are unparalleled. Our physicians are experts in robotic-assisted urologic surgeries and also use this surgical technology to battle lung cancer, liver cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top cancer hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.