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Patients with Early Kidney Cancer See Significant Benefits with Robotic Partial Nephrectomy

A comprehensive study by the Keck School of Medicine of USC has found that robotic partial nephrectomy offers significantly better patient outcomes as compared with open or laparoscopic techniques.
10-Jul-2018 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


A diabetes diagnosis later in life may signal early pancreatic cancer in African-Americans and Latinos

A new study from the Keck School of Medicine of USC shows that African-Americans and Latinos who are diagnosed with diabetes after age 50 have a more than threefold risk of developing pancreatic cancer.
17-Jun-2018 8:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


A topical gel for women with dense breast tissue could be the next weapon in the fight against breast cancer

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center is actively recruiting for a clinical trial examining a topical gel that may lower breast density and potentially even the risk of breast cancer.
14-Jun-2018 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Keck School of Medicine of USC Urologists Present Latest Research at the American Urological Association 2018 Annual Meeting

From robotics and machine learning to new applications for MRIs, Keck School of Medicine of USC scientists will present research highlighting the impact of technology on patient outcomes and the field of urology at the American Urological...
17-May-2018 5:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Simple Treatment May Minimize Hearing Loss Triggered by Loud Noises

New research from the Keck School of Medicine of USC reveals how traumatic noise damages hearing and identifies a potential way to preserve it
7-May-2018 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Keck School of Medicine of USC Receives $4 Million for Arthritis Research

Denis Evseenko, MD, PhD, receives $4 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health and U.S. Department of Defense for research about the development and treatment of osteoarthritis.
4-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


The Future Is Now: USC Roski Eye Institute Scientists Present Latest Research at the ARVO 2018 Annual Meeting

USC Roski Eye Institute scientists will present research on everything from nanophotoswitches and lipid nanoparticles to mapping the part of the brain responsible for visual processing at the ARVO 2018 annual meeting.
27-Apr-2018 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Test Stem Cell–Based Retinal Implant for Common Cause of Vision Loss with Encouraging Results

Physicians and researchers at the USC Roski Eye Institute have collaborated with other California institutions to show that a first-in-kind stem cell–based retinal implant is feasible for use in people with advanced dry age-related macular...
4-Apr-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Virus That Conquered the World: 100 Years Later

Nearly a century after the influenza pandemic of 1918–1919 ravaged communities worldwide, the threat of another pandemic looms large as the scientific and global health communities find ways to prepare for, and battle, future outbreaks.
19-Dec-2017 6:05 AM EST


The Final Stretch: MLB Postseason Puts Players’ Endurance to the Test

Keck Medicine of USC experts discuss the types of injuries professional baseball players are at risk for and how they are treated, along with ways to optimize athletic performance.
3-Oct-2017 9:35 AM EDT


Expert Available for Comment on New JAMA Study Showing High Prevalence of CTE in Brains of Deceased Football Players

25-Jul-2017 9:00 AM EDT


Steven Siegel, MD, PhD, Available to Discuss Research on Potential Causes of Autism

4-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT


World Kidney Day: Keck Medicine of USC Experts Discuss Kidney Health and Research

8-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EST

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