News Releases

May 14th, 2005

New Stomach Cancer Therapy Potentially More Convenient and Better Tolerated

Data suggest that it may pack an improved punch against gastric cancer Contact: Jon Weiner, (323) 442-2830 ORLANDO, Fla.-A new combination chemotherapy appears to battle advanced stomach cancer harder than other platinum-based therapies, while offering patients more convenience and potentially less discomfort, according to results announced today at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the American […]

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May 12th, 2005

Tamoxifen Shows No Benefit, Risk for Breast Cancer Survivors’ Heart Health

Study by USC and Kaiser Permanente researchers counters hopes that drug might protect the heart Contacts: USC- Jon Weiner (323) 442-2830 Kaiser- Michael Byrne (626) 405-5528 LOS ANGELES (May 12) -Despite previous studies hinting at tamoxifen’s potential benefit for breast cancer survivors’ heart health, California researchers have found that the breast cancer drug does not […]

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May 9th, 2005

USC COMMENCEMENT MAY 13: NEIL ARMSTRONG TO DELIVER ADDRESS

Contact: USC News Service, (213) 740-2215 WHAT: The University of Southern California’s 122nd annual graduation ceremony. WHEN: Friday, May 13. The processional march begins at 8:30 a.m. The ceremony starts at 9 a.m. Space on the media riser and in the reserved section for print reporters is limited. Camera crews and reporters should check in […]

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April 28th, 2005

Cancer Patients Face Undiagnosed Depression

Contact: Elaine Lapriore, USC News Service (213) 740-7895 Email: lapriore@usc.edu Cynthia Monticue, USC School of Social Work (213) 740-2021 Email: monticue@usc.edu The USC study tracked women receiving care for breast or gynecologic cancer in a large urban medical center. Nearly one-fourth of low-income minority women with cancer suffer from depression, but few are diagnosed or […]

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April 15th, 2005

SEN. BARBARA BOXER TO SPEAK AT USC

USC News Service (213) 740-2215 University of Southern California WHAT: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) will discuss how her Jewish background has influenced her political life. Boxer’s speech is part of the seventh annual Carmen and Louise Warschaw Distinguished Lecture Series of the USC Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life. […]

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April 1st, 2005

USC Conference on News and Fake News

Contact: Tyson Gaskill, University Libraries, (213) 740-2070 or gaskill@usc.edu WHAT: News professionals, humorists and novelists examine the blurred line between journalism and entertainment at “The Big Lie?.” a conference hosted by the University of Southern California. WHEN: Saturday, April 2, 2005, 9:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. WHERE: Doheny Memorial Library, USC University Park Campus. WHO: […]

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April 1st, 2005

Tyler Prize Winners to Lecture at USC

Carl Marziali (213) 740-4751 or 740-2215 marziali@usc.edu WHAT: The winners of the 2005 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, administered by USC, will deliver public lectures. The Tyler Prize is one of the premier awards for environmental science, energy and medicine. WHO: Charles David Keeling and Lonnie G. Thompson are pioneers of global warming research. Keeling […]

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