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Early Alzheimer’s Gene Spells Tragedy For Patients, Opportunity For Science

January 10th, 2017|

Rosemary Navarro, 40, at her home in La Habra, Calif. Navarro looks through old childhood photographs to find a picture of her mother, Rosa Maria

USC Institute of Urology to examine methods for increased precision, decreased risks of prostate cancer diagnostics

November 18th, 2016|

Grants from the National Institutes of Health will support the study of MR-ultrasound image fusion and DNA methylation markers in prostate biopsy tissue

The USC Institute of

Primary Tumor Location Predictive of Treatment Response in Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

November 3rd, 2016|

A retrospective analysis of clinical trial data reveals that in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, primary tumor location is predictive of their response to various

Keck Medical Center of USC Earns an “A” for Patient Safety in Fall 2016 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

October 31st, 2016|

Keck Hospital of the University of Southern California (USC) is one of 844 hospitals nationwide to receive an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group, a

Modified Natural Cycle IVF More Cost-Effective and Affordable than Traditional IVF

October 21st, 2016|

With cost savings in the thousands, this method may provide hope to couples otherwise incapable of paying for fertility treatment

Researchers at University of Southern California (USC)

Breast Cancer Awareness Month marked at football game

October 6th, 2016|

To honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a cancer survivor joined a team of physicians and staff from Keck Medicine of USC on the field during the Oct. 1 USC Trojan football game against Arizona State, while a group of nurses presented the game ball and...

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

USC Roski Eye Institute Joins The National Academies in Call to Public Policy Health Leaders for Population Health Transformation

September 27th, 2016|

A report issued by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM), Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow, offers a

Paralyzed Man Regains Use of Arms and Hands After Experimental Stem Cell Therapy

September 12th, 2016|

On March 6, just shy of his 21st birthday, Kristopher (Kris) Boesen of Bakersfield suffered a traumatic injury to his cervical spine when his car