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Improved treatment options for colorectal cancer could be on the horizon

A new study led by a USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher could lead to more effective, individualized treatment for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer is

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Study: Native Hawaiians have greater risk than whites for pancreatic cancer

A 20-year study involving 215,000 participants recruited from Los Angeles County and Hawaii uncovers under recognized health disparities. Native Hawaiians are at highest risk for pancreatic cancer, according

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New study seeks to improve medication adherence among Latinos with diabetes

Certain lifestyle changes and low-cost interventions may improve how Latino patients with diabetes manage their medication regimen. Latino adults have higher diabetes rates than non-Latinos, yet research shows

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New study probes the sensory effects of prenatal alcohol exposure

Researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC will take a deeper look at the impact of prenatal alcohol exposure in children.  The sparkling vineyards near Cape

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Bridging callus that forms during large-scale rib bone repair.

Messenger cells offer new insights into bone healing

How do bones heal, and how could they heal better? The answer to these questions may lie in a newly discovered population of “messenger” cells, according to a

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