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Identifying colorectal cancer subtypes in patients could lead to improved treatment decisions

Researchers at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center found that identifying a metastatic colorectal cancer patient’s Consensus Molecular Subtype (CMS) could help oncologists determine the most effective course of treatment.
12-Jun-2019 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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For Latinos with diabetes, new study looks at ways to improve medication adherence

A new study shows certain lifestyle changes and low-cost interventions may improve how Latino patients with diabetes manage their medication regimen
4-Jun-2019 7:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Vaughn A. Starnes, MD appointed 100th president of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery

Pioneering and internationally renowned cardiothoracic surgeon, Vaughn Starnes appointed 100th president of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery
7-May-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center launches study aimed at increasing diversity among clinical trial participants

A USC Norris study aims to increase clinical trial enrollment among low-income patients and racial and ethnic minorities by offering financial assistance for out-of-pocket costs associated with the trial. Because patients from low-income and racial...
29-Apr-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Living Donor Gives Stranger Second Chance at Life

An anonymous living organ donor meets the woman whose life he saved through the living-donor liver transplant program at Keck Hospital of USC.
15-Apr-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Keck School of Medicine of USC Primary Care Physician Assistant Program ranked No. 1 in California and No. 10 nationally

The Primary Care Physician Assistant Program at the Keck School of Medicine of USC ranked No. 1 in California and No. 10 nationally in physician assistant programs in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate Schools” rankings.
12-Mar-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New tool for documenting injuries may provide better evidence for elder abuse cases

Keck School of Medicine of USC scientists have developed the first standardized framework for clinicians to document physical findings on older patients for better evidence in abuse cases
14-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Bioluminescent Deep-Sea Creatures Illuminate the Effectiveness of New Cancer Therapies

A new tool from the Keck School of Medicine of USC can improve development and effectiveness of leading-edge cancer therapies derived from patients’ immune systems.
13-Feb-2019 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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Experts Illuminate Measles Prevention, Impact and Treatment

2-May-2019 1:00 AM EDT

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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

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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

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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

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

4-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT

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

8-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EST

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Meg Aldrich
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323-442-3941

Cynthia Smith
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