Surgery and Transplant

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Worried About Gallstones? Find Out Who is At Risk and the Signs and Symptoms

Do you have severe abdominal pain? You could have gallstones. Learn more about the signs and symptoms.
Tucked beneath your liver, the gallbladder is a seemingly

Meet Christine Hsieh, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Dr. Hsieh is a colorectal surgeon at USC Surgery at Keck Medicine of USC. She has a particular interest in minimally invasive surgery as well

  • Joanne Heilman and Kay Warren liver transplant

Shared History

Joanne Heilman and Kay Warren, her sister-in-law’s sister, had known each other for decades and, although they were always friendly, they had never been close.

  • Larrie Wanberg Bladder Patient

A Family Affair

Receiving a diagnosis of bladder cancer is not easy at any age, but Larrie Wanberg, PhD, had someone close who had been treated for it

  • people are drinking alcohol at a party but it could lead to liver cancer

Does Alcohol Put Me at Greater Risk for Liver Cancer?

It’s a fact: Drinking too much alcohol can lead to liver cancer. There are more treatment options if you are diagnosed early, so screening is

  • this is where the liver is in the body and it is very important to get screenings for liver cancer because early detection is what increases lifespans

Liver Cancer: Should You Get Screened?

The early signs of liver cancer can be subtle, and some patients may not show any symptoms at all. Find out if you should get

  • couple is moving from asia to the united states but they may be carrying hepatitis with them so they need to go get screened

Family or Friends Moving From Asia? You Might Want to Make Sure They Are Screened for This

The same tests and vaccinations do not occur from country to country.
According to a study of 1,246 participants where 81.4 percent were Asian, 2.9 percent

  • man clutching chest could be having heartburn or heart attack

Is My Chest Pain Heartburn, or Is It Something More Serious?

Chest pain that doesn’t subside is frightening — but it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re having a heart attack. Here’s what else it could indicate.
Unexplained chest

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Do You Need a Total Shoulder Replacement?

The pain in your shoulder has become unbearable, and no therapeutic or medical treatments are working. Maybe it’s time to consider a total shoulder replacement.