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Keck Medicine of USC enrolling individuals in phase 3 clinical trial to treat mild Alzheimer’s disease using deep brain stimulation

Keck Medicine of USC enrolling individuals in phase 3 clinical trial to treat mild Alzheimer’s disease using deep brain stimulation.
21-Oct-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cigarette smoking associated with worse outcomes for bladder cancer patients after surgery

Study from Keck Medicine of USC links smoking with a higher risk of death and cancer recurrence, and less responsiveness to chemotherapy
14-Sep-2020 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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14th Annual USC Body Computing Conference Rallies Industry Leaders to Discuss the Impact of COVID-19 On Digital Health

USC Center for Body Computing organizing annual conference (Friday, Oct. 2) on the future of digital health. Themes include the impact of COVID-19 and addressing health care disparities.
9-Sep-2020 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Innovative, minimally invasive treatment can help maintain prostate cancer patients’ quality of life

The largest study of U.S. prostate cancer patients who have received focal HIFU ablation shows that the treatment is effective against prostate cancer while maintaining continence and sexual function.
8-Sep-2020 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Keck Medicine of USC enrolling volunteers for phase 3 clinical trial for COVID-19 vaccine

Keck Medicine of USC launches phase 3 trial for COVID-19 vaccine. To ensure access for underrepresented and vulnerable populations, researchers are setting up a satellite location in the meat-packing community of Vernon, CA.
17-Aug-2020 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Steven Grossman, MD, PhD, named cancer physician in chief of USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

Steven Grossman, MD, PhD, named cancer physician in chief of USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
4-Aug-2020 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Forty percent of dementia cases could be prevented or delayed by targeting 12 risk factors throughout life, experts say

Twenty-eight world-leading dementia experts added three new risk factors in the new report — excessive alcohol intake and head injury in mid-life and air pollution in later life. These are in addition to nine factors previously identified by the...
30-Jul-2020 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Keck Medical Center of USC Named to U.S. News & World Report 2020-21 Best Hospitals Honor Roll

Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital, was ranked No. 18 on the U.S. News & World Report 2020-21 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. The academic medical center also was ranked among the top 5...
28-Jul-2020 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Your guide to a COVID-19 vaccine: What the public needs to know

Edward Jones-Lopez, MD, MS, a Keck Medicine of USC infectious diseases expert and investigator of one of the Operation Warp Speed vaccine clinical trials, answers the questions on everyone’s mind.
22-Oct-2020 8:05 AM EDT

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How to fight back this flu season

Keck Medicine of USC expert gives advice on the public’s best shot for avoiding influenza during the COVID-19 pandemic
21-Sep-2020 9:00 AM EDT

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USC Urology Experts Share Valuable Insight During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Experts available to discuss guidelines and advancements in prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment.
18-Sep-2020 9:00 AM EDT

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USC experts unmask truths and trends about face coverings

1-Jul-2020 8:05 AM EDT

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Staying healthy mentally and physically while protesting during a pandemic

2-Jun-2020 11:05 AM EDT

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Leslie Saxon, MD, executive director, USC Center for Body Computing, discusses disruptive healthcare tech innovations at CES Digital Health Summit

7-Jan-2020 7:05 AM EST

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USC experts share expertise about wildfires

28-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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Experts Illuminate Measles Prevention, Impact and Treatment

2-May-2019 1:00 AM EDT

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Keck Medicine of USC is one of only two university-based medical systems in the Los Angeles area. Its internationally renowned physicians and scientists provide world-class patient care at Keck Hospital of USC, USC Norris Cancer Hospital, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital and more than 80 outpatient clinics in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties.

Keck Medical Center was ranked among the top 20 hospitals nationwide on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 Best Hospitals Honor Roll and among the top 3 hospitals in Los Angeles and top 5 in California.

For more information, visit KeckMedicine.org.

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Your guide to a COVID-19 vaccine: What the public needs to know

News about a potential COVID-19 vaccine is announced almost daily, leading people to wonder when a vaccine ...
22 Oct 2020

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Keck Medicine of USC enrolling individuals in phase 3 clinical trial to treat mild Alzheimer’s disease using deep brain stimulation

LOS ANGELES — An estimated 5.5 million people in the United States live with Alzheimer&rs...
21 Oct 2020

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How to stay healthy during fire and flu season

Dear valued patients, ...
21 Sep 2020

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How to fight back this flu season

The fall signals the start of the flu season, which, along with the ...
21 Sep 2020

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USC Urology Experts Share Valuable Insight During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men except for skin cancers, according...
18 Sep 2020

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Cigarette smoking associated with worse outcomes for bladder cancer patients after surgery

LOS ANGELES – Patients treated for bladder cancer with a surgery known as rad...
14 Sep 2020

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Innovative, minimally invasive treatment can help maintain prostate cancer patients’ quality of life

For some prostate cancer patients, radical treatment (surgery or radiation) are treatment...
08 Sep 2020

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Keck Medicine of USC honored by the Los Angeles Business Journal

The Los Angeles Business Journal has honored several key leadersh...
02 Sep 2020

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Eric Strucko named chief financial officer for Keck Medicine of USC

LOS ANGELES —Keck Medicine of USC has named E...
19 Aug 2020

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Keck Medicine of USC enrolling volunteers for phase 3 clinical trial for COVID-19 vaccine

LOS ANGELES — Keck Medicine of USC is enrolli...
16 Aug 2020

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Keck Medicine of USC interim CEO ensures safe cancer and preventive care screenings

Dear Valued Patient, Your health and safet...
12 Aug 2020

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Steven Grossman, MD, PhD, named cancer physician in chief of USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

LOS ANGELES — USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer ...
04 Aug 2020

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Forty percent of dementia cases could be prevented or delayed by targeting 12 risk factors throughout life, experts say

LOS ANGELES — Modifying 12 risk factors over a lifetime could delay or prevent 40% ...
30 Jul 2020

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Keck Medical Center of USC Named to U.S. News & World Report 2020-21 Best Hospitals Honor Roll

LOS ANGELES — Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes ...
28 Jul 2020

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Remote, real-time monitoring of post-operative lung transplant patients significantly decreases hospital readmissions

LOS ANGELES — For many with end-stage lung disease, lung transplantation has become a via...
27 Jul 2020

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Keck Medicine Interim CEO ensures safe patient care

Dear Valued Patient, Your health and well-...
06 Jul 2020

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USC experts unmask truths and trends about face coverings

  Bottom line: Face coverings are critical for stopping the dramatic surg...
01 Jul 2020

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USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center receives $5 million for cancer drug discoveries

LOS ANGELES — USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer ...
29 Jun 2020

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Marine training may take more mental than physical grit

LOS ANGELES –The United States military has a constant need for service members who...
25 Jun 2020

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White Coats for Black Lives: Staff gather together in remembrance of George Floyd

On the morning of Friday, June 5, staff at Keck Medicine of US, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital and Keck Sc...
05 Jun 2020

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Staying healthy mentally and physically while protesting during a pandemic

The importance of acknowledging the trauma many Americans experience “Duri...
01 Jun 2020

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Better Together: a health care consortium with a crucial goal

Keck Medicine of USC is proud to be a part of the Better Together consortium, which brings several heal...
22 May 2020

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A message from Tom Jackiewicz, Keck Medicine CEO, May 20, 2020

Dear valued patient, As we continue to navigate safer-at-home orders, I want to take this time to f...
20 May 2020

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