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Could your diet help you fight colon cancer? Research says yes.

January 13th, 2017|

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in America. But, diet and exercise could help keep your colon cancer-free.
Cancer in your colon

Meet Jorge J. Nieva, MD, Associate Professor Of Clinical Medicine

December 30th, 2016|

Dr. Nieva is a medical oncologist specializing in lung and head and neck cancer at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center of Keck Medicine of

Be a Quitter: Stop Smoking Today

November 30th, 2016|

Have you thought about quitting smoking, but haven’t made that tough first step? Take that step today, set a date to quit and start building

6 Things You Need to Know When Diagnosed with HPV

November 23rd, 2016|

Being diagnosed with Human Papillomavirus (HPV) can be a nerve-wracking experience. You don’t need to panic, but you do need to be informed.
Here are 6

7 Myths About The Most Common Cancer In Women — (Psst… And It’s Not What You Think)

November 21st, 2016|

Surprisingly, breast cancer isn’t the number one cause of cancer death in women. You may be shocked to find out what it actually is.
Did you

Lung Cancer Screenings Should Be More Routine Than You Think

November 17th, 2016|

A 20 second scan could give you more time to check items off your bucket list by adding precious years to your life. Find out

Breakthrough Robotic Bladder Surgery Positively Impacts Quality of Life

November 15th, 2016|

Minimally invasive surgery for bladder cancer? This safer approach is now a reality, thanks to a new method pioneered by surgeons at Keck Medicine of

Transforming Kidney Cancer

November 15th, 2016|

High-tech surgical methods are improving kidney cancer survival rates and decreasing the chance of kidney failure.
Kidney cancer is among the top 10 most common cancers

Immunotherapy Is Curing Lung Cancer. Who Is A Candidate?

November 14th, 2016|

There’s good news about survival rates for lung cancer — they are on the rise thanks to an innovative treatment called immunotherapy.
Scientists have long observed