Articles tagged with 'Cancer' | Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC - Archive (Cancer)

2020
September
18,
2020
| 06:04 AM America/Los_Angeles
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men except for skin cancers, according to the American Cancer Society. However, innovations in diagnostics and treatment have made prostate cancer a very treatable disease, with a 98% five-year su...
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September
08,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
For some prostate cancer patients, radical treatment (surgery or radiation) are treatment standards. However, these procedures may cause side effects including urinary incontinence or impotency. A new study from USC Urology with Keck Medicine of U...
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August
12,
2020
| 12:13 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dear Valued Patient, Your health and safety are our top priority, so we are here for you to provide the preventive screenings, treatment for chronic conditions and the acute care you need — today — in a safe environment. In fact, it’s our commi...
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June
29,
2020
| 13:49 PM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck Medicine of USC and the Keck School of Medicine of USC today announced a $5 million gift from the Rosalie and Harold Rae Brown Charitable Foundation. The gift was received from Harold R. Brow...
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2019
June
14,
2019
| 05:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., expected to cause about 51,000 deaths in 2019. But until now, it was unclear which drugs were most effective for which patients. Researchers at the USC Norris Comprehensi...
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May
01,
2019
| 12:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has launched a study to determine how financial assistance for costs associated with clinical trial participation might increase enrollment, particularly among low-income patients and racial and ethnic minoritie...
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February
15,
2019
| 11:21 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC have developed a new laboratory tool, which is poised to improve the development and effectiveness of a burgeoning group of therapies that use patients’ immune systems to fight cancer with genetically...
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February
11,
2019
| 12:54 PM America/Los_Angeles
The USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, the highest-ranked cancer care provider in Southern California, announces the appointment of Caryn Lerman, PhD, as the center’s new director, effective March 15.  She also will hold the position of professo...
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2018
November
05,
2018
| 12:07 PM America/Los_Angeles
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has appointed internationally recognized cancer researcher and advocate Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, PhD, MPH, as the first associate director of community outreach and engagement. Baezconde-Garbanati will lever...
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June
18,
2018
| 05:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Each year, more than 1 million Americans are diagnosed with adult-onset diabetes mellitus, also known as Type 2 diabetes. The new diagnosis comes with a long list of potential complications: high blood pressure, nerve damage, kidney disease, stroke, ...
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April
23,
2018
| 14:27 PM America/Los_Angeles
The division of gynecologic oncology at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has received a $1.1 million estate gift from a grateful former patient, establishing the Hilda and Bruno Haug Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. The funds were donated towa...
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January
09,
2018
| 12:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
A team of scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of USC is looking to some deep sea dwellers to create a better way to develop cancer-fighting therapies. Harnessing the power of the enzymes that give these marine animals the ability to glow, the t...
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