Highlights, Stories and News

  • Amy Lee PhD in Lab

Finding a New Target

August 17th, 2018|

Amy Lee, PhD, has made it her mission to uncover new ways to block the growth of pancreatic cancer cells.
With a five-year survival rate of only 8 percent, pancreatic cancer remains a difficult cancer to

A Better View

August 17th, 2018|

USC Norris surgeon Mike Nguyen is taking a look at the camera involved in robotic surgical procedures to give the team a new perspective.
There’s no question that laparoscopic and robotic surgical techniques have made certain

Fighting For Her Health

August 17th, 2018|

When a serial entrepreneur faced a harrowing diagnosis, she turned around and with the help of her physicians at USC Norris, created opportunities to support other cancer patients internationally.
Thuy Truong is a lot of things

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A Breath of Change

August 17th, 2018|

The multidisciplinary lung cancer program at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center is helping to transform a once-dire prognosis with attitude and evidence.
Not long ago, lung cancer was thought of as a disease that only affected the

  • exercise could be key to continued health for breast cancer survivors

Exercise Could Be Key to Continued Health For Breast Cancer Survivors

August 17th, 2018|

When Carla Sanchez started working out as part of a study on exercise’s impact on women who survived breast cancer, she was surprised at how vigorous it was.

“I’m 65, so I’m not exactly a young kid,” Sanchez

  • otologist is looking into the ear of a woman and discovering that she has a vestibular schwannoma which is also known as an acoustic neuroma and affects her hearing and balance

What is a Vestibular Schwannoma?

August 15th, 2018|

A vestibular schwannoma, also known as an acoustic neuroma, is a benign (non-cancerous) tumor. It is the second most common tumor inside the head, roughly one of every 100,000 people per year in the United States.

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Keck Medicine of USC hospitals ranked among the country’s best for 10th year in a row

August 14th, 2018|

U.S. News & World Report’s 2018–2019 Best Hospitals rankings place Keck Medicine of USC hospitals among the top 50 nationwide in nine specialties, the top three in Los Angeles and the top seven in California

  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center is the Best Cancer Center in Southern California According to US News & World Report

Keck Medicine of USC Ranks Highest in Southern California For Cancer Care

August 14th, 2018|

Keck Medicine leads as Southern California’s highest-ranked cancer care provider, with cancer mortality rates that are the second-lowest in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Hospitals” report
LOS ANGELES – Keck Medicine

Keck Hospital’s nursing excellence lauded with Magnet recognition

July 19th, 2018|

More than 150 Keck Medicine of USC nurses, executives, physicians and employees gathered in a conference room at Keck Medical Center of USC shortly before 8 a.m. on July 18, awaiting a phone call they’ve

Last modified: August 13, 2018