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Keck Medicine of USC Ranks Highest in Southern California for Cancer Care

Keck Medicine of USC leads as Southern California’s highest-ranked cancer care provider, with cancer mortality rates that are the second-lowest in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals report.
14-Aug-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Keck Medicine of USC Hospitals Ranked Among the Country’s Best for 10th Year in a Row

U.S. News & World Report’s 2018–2019 Best Hospitals rankings place Keck Medicine of USC hospitals among the top 50 nationwide in nine specialties, the top three in Los Angeles and the top seven in California.
14-Aug-2018 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Keck Hospital of USC Achieves Magnet Recognition for Nursing Excellence

Keck Hospital of USC has joined a select group of health care facilities in achieving Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), one of the highest honors in nursing excellence.
18-Jul-2018 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


$26.5 Million Grant to Fund First Large-Scale Study on African-American Men with Prostate Cancer

The Keck School of Medicine of USC is leading a $26.5 million effort to conduct the first large-scale, multi-institutional study on African-American men with prostate cancer.
17-Jul-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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

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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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