Do you know about @CityofHopePhila?

Say it Rah-shay By Feb 21, 2014 39 Comments

City of Hope is recognized worldwide as a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS 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. City of Hope is located in Duarte, Calif., just northeast of Los Angeles, and is ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” in cancer and urology by U.S. News & World Report.
In 2013, City of Hope celebrated their centennial anniversary by announcing major break-through advances in the following areas: Type 1 Diabetes, Cancer Immunotherapy Platform, developed a pioneering cancer drug, COH29 and T Cell Immunotherapy. The work conducted at City of Hope is shared with medical centers worldwide, touching the lives of millions of people everywhere. For more information about how you can support City of Hope’s lifesaving research and treatment programs, please call 1-800-260-HOPE, or visit the Web site at  City of Hope, Where the Power of Knowledge Saves Lives™.

City of Hope’s Philadelphia Office hosts events throughout the year to support the life-saving work of City of Hope National Medical Center and Beckman Research Institute. Signature events include Let Them Eat Cake, HopeCuts, Fitness for Hope and Women’s Cancer Walk (formerly called the Walk for Hope). For more information, call 800-344-8169 toll free (or 215-985-0869), follow @CityofHopePhila on Twitter and like City of Hope Philadelphia Office on Facebook.


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  1. I had no idea they were so innovative with research and treatment. I always appreciate forward thinking and forward pushing medical facilities.

  2. Rosey says:

    100 years is a BIG deal. Big kudos to City of Hope, and thank you for sharing about it too!

  3. Chelsea says:

    I had actually never heard of City of Hope. They sound like they are doing a really fantastic job, though, that’s for sure!

  4. I’ve never heard of them, but good for them for doing such great work! I hope they keep going strong!

  5. Amy Desrosiers says:

    Wow, I thought Boston and the Northeast was the best too! Thanks for letting us know about the City of Hope!

  6. Jessica says:

    I am not familiar with the City Of Hope but I support any organization that does what they can to help those with life threatening illnesses. 100 years is definitely something to celebrate.

  7. I had never heard of City of Hope before, that’s fantastic that they’ve been around for so long! 100 years is a BIG deal!

  8. What a great institute. I have not heard of City of Hope.

  9. Hanan says:

    I haven’t heard about City of Hope before. Sounds like they’re doing wonderful work though!

  10. Candypo says:

    sounds like city of hope is doing amazing things. What an awesome facility.

  11. What a wonderful organization! Going to check out their events now!

  12. Shell says:

    Sounds like they are doing amazing work! What a great place!

  13. Theresa says:

    I haven’t heard of City of Hope before, but it sounds like they are doing amazing work. That’s fantastic that they have been going strong for 100 years! Here’s hoping for many more!

  14. I had not heard of this program before. It is good of you to write this piece and give some publicity to this good cause. This way people can help provide money and resources to carry out the mission.

  15. Teresa Moody says:

    Thanks about letting me about the City of Hope. I didnt know about this at all.

  16. Thanks for spreading the word about this organization. I had never heard about them

  17. What a wonderful cause! Thank you for letting us know all about City of Hope.

  18. Kecia says:

    I haven’t heard of City of Hope before your post, but I am grateful they are working hard on medical advancements. We need to find a cure for cancer and diabetes ASAP!

  19. Christina S says:

    Love this! We do Relay for Life here (mom actually runs it). Thanks for sharing.

  20. Jaime McKee says:

    I had never heard of City of Hope. Thanks for sharing about them! Sounds like a great organization.

  21. Jaime says:

    I had never heard of City of Hope. Thanks for sharing about them! Sounds like a great organization.

  22. Chrysa says:

    I hadn’t heard of City of Hope. It sounds like they have a really wonderful mission.

  23. Melissa says:

    I had no idea…how amazing! 100 years is huge!

  24. Ashley Walkup says:

    I hadn't heard of City of Hope before. Thanks for sharing!

  25. Amanda says:

    I never heard of city of hope it’s cool that they’ve been around for so long and it looks that they’re doing great things!

  26. April Hester says:

    This is such a wonderful organization. I didn't realize they handled research for so many more diseases. Good information to know!

  27. City fo Hope has been around for a while and I haven’t heard of it! Thanks for sharing to help others become aware.

  28. Janel says:

    Such a great cause. I’m always looking for ways to give back.

  29. Ashley M says:

    I have never heard of this but it looks like they’re doing amazing work!

  30. Eliz Frank says:

    What a great organization and a terrific celebration… Congrats to City of Hope.

  31. Autumn says:

    City of Hope sounds like a terrific organization! It’s wonderful that you are helping to spread the word about this place.

  32. Piera Jolly says:

    I had never heard of City of Hope. It sounds like a wonderful organization though!

  33. Kenda Smith says:

    Thank you for this. I had no idea they reached out to so many different areas of research.

  34. I can’t believe that I’ve never heard of City of Hope before! I’m going to have to do more research about them now.

  35. Paige says:

    I’ve never heard of city of hope! it sounds like they are doing something amazing though!

  36. lori says:

    I always thought the City of Hope only fundraised for HIV/Aids. I was surpirsed to learn that they do research and fundraising for Diabetes and Cancer too. A fantastic organization.

  37. liz says:

    What a wonderful event and charity! I was not aware it benefitted Diabetes, as well as HIV/Aids as well as many other major diseases. TY for the opportunity to attend the event as well 🙂

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