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|

Recruitment begins for study exploring impact of culture, genetics on Hispanics with MS

The Keck School of Medicine of USC is actively recruiting Hispanics with multiple sclerosis (MS) to participate in a study examining the impact of genetics, acculturation and cultural perceptions on disease severity.

“Very little is known about MS within the Hispanic population, Read More »

September 8th, 2017|Announcements, Clinical Studies, Keck Net Intranet|