At City of Hope, we have been advancing science that saves lives for over a century, including pioneering bone marrow and stem cell transplants, developing synthetic insulin, advancing immunotherapy and other discoveries we continue to speed to life.
ABOUT CITY OF HOPE City of Hope is an independent research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Designated as one of only 47 comprehensive cancer centers, the highest recognition bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, City of Hope is also a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, with research and treatment protocols that advance care throughout the world. City of Hope is located in Duarte, California, just northeast of Los Angeles, with community clinics throughout Southern California. It is ranked as one of "America's Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a pioneer in the fields of bone marrow transplantation, diabetes and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs based on technology developed at the institution.
When you have cancer, what you want most is a miracle. City of Hope creates scientific miracles that make lives whole again. We are a world leader in cancer research and treatment. Here scientists partner with physicians to turn laboratory breakthroughs into treatments that outsmart cancer. Here we care for the person, not just the body, so your life after cancer will be richer and more rewarding. At City of Hope, we combine science with soul to create miracles. See how these people survived cancer.
City of Hope physicians are among the most highly regarded specialists in the country, with many featured year after year in America’s Top Doctors for Cancer. Learn more about their research, training and other points of distinction.
City of Hope's reputation for scientific excellence - for fundamentally advancing the world’s understanding of cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases - stems from our determination to aggressively pursue lines of inquiry outside traditional paradigms. Discoveries happen at City of Hope because we foster an environment that supports intellectual creativity, courage and freedom - the kind of thinking that enables us to redefine the future of medicine. Learn more about our scientists and their research.