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USC Norris launches global clinical trial testing potential therapy for aggressive type of breast cancer

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of Keck Medicine of USC, has launched a global registration, phase 2 clinical trial investigating the efficacy of a potential new breast cancer therapy called ARX788.

The trial is Read More »

October 11th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Vaccine hesitancy expert says fear and emotion are neglected dimension of health

In 2013, Colombia had one of the highest HPV immunization rates in the Americas with 90 percent coverage among its target population. By 2016, uptake among eligible girls had declined to 5 percent. The cause? Emotional contagion.

The viral spread of Read More »

October 8th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Pre-vacation checkup leads accounting professor to René Sotelo at USC Urology

When Randy Beatty, a 68-year-old professor of accounting in the USC Marshall School of Business, decided to go on a ski vacation, he never imagined a pre-trip checkup would result in surgery instead of schussing the powder.

“My primary care physician Read More »

October 7th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Marty Sargeant named CEO of Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital

Marty Sargeant has been named CEO of Keck Medical Center of USC, comprised of Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital. He has served as interim CEO since July 2020 and will begin his new Read More »

October 7th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Breast Cancer Awareness Month kicks off with community campaign encouraging screenings

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and USC Verdugo Hills Hospital partnered with community organizations during Breast Cancer Awareness Month to encourage people of color to get a mammogram. The campaign, which includes a flyer, infographic and Read More »

October 7th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|