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The Keck Effect: More Leisure Time

When Marco Mejia stepped out of a movie theater one night with an excruciating headache, he didn’t know it would be the start of a

The Keck Effect: More Charity

Access to clinical trial helps provide a father of four with a dramatic recovery.
At the age of 29, Neil Navarro had a stomachache. It wasn’t

The Keck Effect: More Stamina

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

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

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

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

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

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

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