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Do You Know What Prone Positioning Radiation Treatment Is?

Prone positioning radiation treatment is available at Keck Medicine of USC for patients with early stage breast cancer.

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Cancer Clinical Trials 101

What is a clinical trial? Are they safe for cancer patients? Who can participate, and how does the process work?
Every advancement in cancer treatment begins

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An Unexpected Journey

Jonathan Curtis has a “type A” personality. So when he was hit with sudden, severe pain in his abdomen last October, he simply grabbed some

  • couple dealing with male infertility go see a specialist and now have a child

Baby Makes Three

Rocky Walker is a man’s man: He’s a muscular, tattooed, Harley-riding prison guard who lives in the blue-collar town of Bakersfield. But masculinity doesn’t exempt

  • john privett experienced ankle pain that led to swelling that was lymphedema and had a lymphovenous bypass

A Leg Up

USC alumnus John Privett has been active his whole life and running triathlons since the 1980s. When he experienced ankle pain after a normal run,

  • Kristopher Lyon MD has otosclerosis in both ears and has to undergo two stapedectomies

Now Hear This

A doctor from Central California follows respected otolaryngologist John S. Oghalai, MD, to his new home at Keck Medicine of USC when a previous hearing

  • woman is running at the beach because she was able to go through orthopaedic surgery and get back to doing what she loves doing

Second Nature

Many of us seek a second opinion when choosing a restaurant. So why don’t we seek one before undergoing a complex orthopaedic surgery?
There are times

  • Melanie Rodriguez bigeminy irregular heartbeat blood clot patient

Back in Circulation

At 21 years old, Melanie Rodriguez did not expect to be in a medical transport helicopter on her way to get life-saving treatment at Keck

  • father and daughter are playing frisbee on the beach which is one of many healthy activities to partake in

5 Healthy Activities to Do at the Beach

Planning a beach trip with the family? Here are some activities that can keep you physically and mentally healthy.
It doesn’t get much better than a