USC Norris is one of the eight original comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute and has a mission to translate scientific discoveries into innovative therapies for its patients. The cancer center’s research breakthroughs have led the way to a greater understanding of the underlying causes of cancer and new methods of prevention, detection and treatment.
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A 60-bed hospital, USC Norris focuses on 13 key areas of cancer treatment: breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, genetic counseling, gynecological cancers, head and neck cancers, hematology, lung cancer, melanoma, neuro-oncology, radiation oncology, sarcoma, skin cancer and urologic oncology.
Using a multidisciplinary team approach, the more than 250 dedicated physicians and scientists of USC Norris treat and prevent cancer by developing new therapies, enhancing existing protocols and providing personalized, precision care that is the most advanced available.
As an integral part of a university-based medical center, USC Norris offers access to hundreds of innovative clinical trials and extensive patient education, empowering patients to take an active role in their health care.