Epidemiology and Genetics

Cancer Surveillance Program welcomes new director, Lihua Liu

Lihua Liu, an associate professor of clinical preventive medicine, has been named the director and principal investigator of USC’s Cancer Surveillance Program (CSP). Established by faculty members in USC’s Department of Preventive Medicine in 1972, the CSP is responsible for recording all cancer diagnoses in Los Angeles County. It is part

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A new test may better predict ovarian cancer survival

The tool, developed by USC researchers, could help identify patients with the most to gain from a clinical trial as well as guide therapeutic targets. Scientists may have found a better way to estimate survival for women with aggressive ovarian cancer, according to a new study by USC researchers and

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USC scientist honored for research into cancer-causing behaviors

Adam Leventhal, PhD, professor of preventive medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, received the American Cancer Society’s Giants of Science Determination Award Oct. 18 in Beverly Hills for his novel research of the causes, consequences, treatment and prevention of tobacco use and other cancer-causing behaviors.

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