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$1 million gift celebrates work of late Keck School urologist John Stein

Jane Centofante and her family’s impression of the care that their father received was the impetus for her first two initial gifts to the John P. Stein, MD, Endowed Chair in Urologic Cancer Research in memory of her father Al and, finally, her most recent gift of $1 million to fund the Stein chair.

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Keck Medicine of USC recruits renowned professor with expertise in female pelvic medicine to USC Institute of Urology

Larissa V. Rodríguez, M.D., a noted expert in female pelvic medicine with more than 15 years of clinical and research experience in urology, has joined the University of Southern California (USC) Institute of Urology, part of Keck Medicine of USC.

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USC researchers discover genetic clues that increase understanding of mechanisms involved in prostate cancer predisposition

With concerns about the effectiveness of prostate cancer diagnosis still in question, newly published research led by Keck School of Medicine scientists reveals clues that could lead to more precise understanding of the disease and ultimately may lead to fewer false diagnoses of the disease.

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Keck Medicine of USC – Downtown Los Angeles clinic adds more services in move to new downtown location

On Monday, Dec. 9, the Keck Medicine of USC – Downtown Los Angeles clinic officially opened its doors in a new location with more services designed to make medical care more convenient for patients living and working downtown.

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5K ‘Stash Dash for prostate health

Dubbed the “‘Stash Dash,” the 4th Annual LA Prostate Cancer 5K was held to raise money to help turn the page on the fight against prostate cancer.

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Faculty departures reflect well on Keck’s reputation

Showing that the reputation of the Keck School of Medicine of USC is well regarded in the national medical community, three top doctors in their fields have been recruited for prestigious chairmanships at other institutions.

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