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City of Hope was founded in 1913, but its focus on cancer research and care began in the late 1940s. The center has performed 11,000 hematopoietic stem cell transplants as of 2012 with patient outcomes that consistently exceed national averages. City of Hope received its NCI designation as a comprehensive cancer center in 1998. A founding member of the NCCN, the Center currently has more than 200 scientists and physicians dedicated to cancer research and treatment and handling about 147,175 outpatient visits and 3,260 inpatient admissions per year. ■

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