City of Hope | Duarte, CA

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Located at the foot of the beautiful San Gabriel Mountains, only 20 miles from Los Angeles, City of Hope is one of only 15 comprehensive cancer centers in the nation - the highest recognition bestowed by the National Cancer Institute.

City of Hope has been ranked as one of "America's Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report for 15 consecutive years.

City of Hope's nursing team has achieved Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center due to our commitment to outstanding health care delivery and patient outcomes. Only 9% of all hospitals nationwide have earned Magnet recognition. 

City of Hope is a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, meaning our research and treatment protocols advance care throughout the nation. 

In the 2020 fiscal year, City of Hope was awarded more than $170 million in research grants. 

City of Hope has earned the highest rating -four stars- from the nation's leading watchdog, Charity Navigator. The four-star rating reflects City of Hope's sound fiscal management, financial growth and stability. 

We were recently awarded the highest level of accreditation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer for our exceptional level of cancer care. "Three-Year With Commendation."  This is the second consecutive time we have received this prestigious rating.

We were the first to administer CAR T cell therapy locally in the brain through direct injection to the tumor site and/or through infusion in the ventricular system. 

We were the first to offer CAR T trials targeting CD123 in acute myeloid leukemia.

We were the first to use CAR T cell therapy to treat patients with the rare disease blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm.