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March 5, 2020

Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

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USC launches website and other resources for up-to-date coronavirus information

Several resources for information about COVID-19 are currently available from the university and health system. Keck Medicine of USC clinical faculty should click here (login required). Students and non-clinical faculty and staff should click here and Keck Medicine patients and visitors, including for USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, should click here.

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Breaking down the four methods of colon cancer screening

While there are four ways to test a patient for colon cancer, some tests are a better fit for certain people than others. This breakdown details the differences between these methods to help patients and physicians determine which tests are the best match for different circumstances.

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Repurposed antidepressant could be a new treatment for recurrent prostate cancer

A new interdisciplinary USC study shows that an antidepressant in use for decades, repurposed to fight prostate cancer, could help patients whose disease has returned following surgery or radiation.

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Former computer major finds fulfillment as a registered nurse

Paul Kangethe has served his community as a registered nurse for over a decade. In this interview, he shares what it's like to spend his days helping others at Keck Hospital of USC's cardiothoracic intensive care unit.

Featured Event

USC Stem Cell

Date: Tuesday, March 10

Time: 11 a.m.

Event: "USC Stem Cell Seminar," Farshid Guilak, PhD, Washington University

Location: Broad CIRM Center (BCC), First Floor Seminar Room. Live webcast at keckmedia.usc.edu/stem-cell-seminar.

Info: Visit the USC event page.

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