Division of Oncology

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Division of Oncology

Department of Oncology

About the Division

The Division of Oncology has four sections: Gastrointestinal Malignancies, Genitourinary Malignancies, Solid Tumors and Women’s Malignancies. The Division has been productive and successful, with strengths in postgraduate training, patient care and clinical practice, peer-reviewed research, administration, and hospital, university and community service.

About the Division of Oncology


Darcy V. Spicer, MD
Associate Professor and Chief

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Where patients get prescription opioids: It’s not where you might think

Legislatures and hospitals around the country have tightened emergency room prescribing guidelines for opioids to curb the addiction epidemic, but a new USC study shows that approach diverts attention from the main sources of prescription painkillers. Overall opioid prescribing skyrocketed 471 percent from 1996 to 2012, according to the… Read More »

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