Grant to support patient diversity in cardiac surgery clinical trials

A highly competitive $4.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) will support Keck School of Medicine of USC efforts to recruit patients from underrepresented populations into cardiac surgery clinical Read More »

July 16th, 2019|Announcements, Clinical Studies, Keck Net Intranet|

Multidisciplinary team brings lung cancer treatment into the future

At first glance, the statistics for lung cancer may seem dire. But look closer and there’s more — much more — to the story. It’s true that lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death among men and women Read More »

June 27th, 2019|Announcements, Clinical Studies, Keck Net Intranet|

Study aimed at increasing diversity among clinical trial participants

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has launched a study to determine how financial assistance for costs associated with clinical trial participation might increase enrollment, particularly among low-income patients and racial and ethnic minorities. The study, known as Improving Patient Access Read More »

May 1st, 2019|Announcements, Clinical Studies, Keck Net Intranet|

Improving the patient experience through research

Lisa Cohen’s cancer battle led her to USC Norris physician-scientist, Dr. Preet M. Chaudhary, who is developing novel therapies that have the potential to dramatically improve the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia.

December 1st, 2018|Clinical Studies|

Young adults’ cancer survival rates jump in surprising new study

Young Americans with cancer have a far better prognosis than once thought due to a surprising new discovery about the role of HIV/AIDS, fundamentally altering a long-standing narrative about their cancer mortality, according to new findings by USC scientists.

For decades, Read More »

October 16th, 2018|Announcements, Clinical Studies, Keck Net Intranet|