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The Keck Effect: More Stamina

July 20th, 2017|

Stacy Kinsel was in a meeting with clients one day in 1999 when she suddenly experienced extreme numbness in her legs and feet.
A forensic accountant

The Keck Effect: More Exercise

July 14th, 2017|

When Sherri Hollingsworth learned she had uterine cancer, it wasn’t a complete shock.
Many people in her family had been diagnosed with cancer, including her mother,

The Keck Effect: More Romantic Weekends

July 3rd, 2017|

It was like a scene from a movie. Romney Mawhorter remembers the helicopter landing on the roof of Keck Hospital of USC.
He remembers the team

The Keck Effect: More Daytime Walks

July 3rd, 2017|

Gary Dennis used to enjoy taking frequent lunchtime walks from his office to the Exposition Park Rose Garden and USC campus, about a two-mile round

The Keck Effect: More Dog Walks

June 12th, 2017|

Susan Garrahan didn’t feel she and her oncologist were on the same page when it came to his plan for treating her breast cancer.
The oncologist,

The Keck Effect: More Cooking

May 1st, 2017|

After a series of bouts with pneumonia, Andrew required complicated surgery. Numerous referrals finally led him to the care and expertise of Keck Medicine of

Signs and Symptoms of Bladder Cancer

April 18th, 2017|

Changes in urination could mean it’s time to see your doctor.
Although bladder cancer is the fifth most common type of cancer in the U.S., many

The Keck Effect: More Conversations

March 22nd, 2017|

When Theresa Vitale began losing her voice for months at a time, she knew she needed help.
Theresa Vitale’s initials are “TV,” so it’s only fitting

The Keck Effect: More Life Empathy and Joy

January 26th, 2017|

When Dawn Fishback was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 1990, she never realized it would lead her to finding her life’s work.
When Dawn was