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June 28, 2018

Please note HSC News Weekly will go on break

next week for the July Fourth holiday.

Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

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USC Norris teaches kids about cancer

USC Norris teaches kids about cancer

Students from kindergarten to 12th grade have been learning about the science of cancer through programs run by the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. The initiative is part of a broader push for STEM education nationwide.

Expert in urologic implantation surgery retires after 36 years

Expert in urologic implantation surgery retires after 36 years

When Stuart D. Boyd, MD, joined the Catherine and Joseph Aresty Department of Urology in 1982, he came with the goal of improving the quality of life for men who survive urologic cancer. Now 36 years later, Boyd is retiring from the department having achieved what he set out to do.

Learn about this year's Choi Award winners

Learn about this year's Choi Award winners

Physicians and staff members at Keck Medicine of USC demonstrate their dedication to patients on a daily basis. The USC Choi Family Awards for Excellence in Patient-Centered Care recognizes the nurses, residents, physicians, non-clinical staff and departments annually. Read more about this year's winners here.

Prostate cancer genetic markers ID'd in global DNA download

Kids sneak smoking substitute into school, researchers find

A tobacco replacement designed to help adults quit smoking has landed in the hands of children with potentially harmful consequences, new USC research shows.

Featured Event

Department of Medicine and Gehr Family Center For Health Systems Science Talk

Date: Thursday, July 12

Time: Noon

Event: "Spine Surgery: Do We Overdo It?" Rajiv Sethi, MD, Virginia Mason Medical Center

Location: Herklotz Seminar Room, ZNI 112

Info: Rachel Lim, Rachel.Lim@med.usc.edu, (323) 409-3823

Find more campus events at hscnews.usc.edu/calendar-of-events/.

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