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Family History of Breast Cancer? Consider Genetic Screening

October 12th, 2016|

An estimated one in eight women will develop breast cancer at some point during her lifetime. Are you at risk?

Research has identified gene mutations that

Meet Hooman Djaladat, MD, MS, Associate Professor Of Clinical Urology

October 5th, 2016|

Dr. Djaladat is a urologic surgeon specializing in bladder, prostate, kidney, testis and penile cancer treatment at the USC Institute of Urology.
Here’s what you won’t

Virtual Reality Program Enhances Treatment for Young Cancer Patients

October 3rd, 2016|

The University of Southern California (USC) Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has partnered with Springbok Cares to provide a unique Virtual Reality (VR) initiative for patients

University of Southern California To Show How Wearable Technology Can Improve Cancer Treatment

September 28th, 2016|

USC researchers to participate in Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot exhibit at a White House event
Researchers at the University of Southern California will demonstrate

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September 16th, 2016|

This year marks the 13th annual Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
Ovarian cancer is one of the most deadly of women’s cancers. According to the American Cancer

How to Lower Your Family’s Cancer Risk

September 15th, 2016|

It seems that most of us, at one point or another, have known someone battling cancer or have had to take the disease on ourselves.

Is That Burger as Bad as a Cigarette?

September 14th, 2016|

That burger you got from In-N-Out can be quite tasty, but what is it really doing to your health?
The next time you’re tempted to hit

Meet Maria E. Nelson, MD, Assistant Professor Of Clinical Surgery

September 13th, 2016|

Dr. Nelson is an oncologic surgeon specializing in breast cancer treatment at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Here’s what you won’t find on her resume:
Her personal

Prostate Cancer Awareness Infographic

August 25th, 2016|

September is prostate cancer awareness month. How will the men in your life be affected? Share this infographic and help spread awareness.

Make sure the men