USC In The News

USC In the News 11/30/2018

The New York Times featured William Tseng of the Keck School of Medicine of USC in a story about the removal of a 77-pound tumor. Tseng discovered the patient had liposarcoma, a rare form of cancer that had developed into a large tumor in his abdomen. "It's the biggest I’ve ever seen," Tseng said. Newsweek, BuzzFeed News and CBS News San Diego affiliate KFMB-TV, via USA Today, also covered the story.

Medical Express featured research by Yves DeClerck of the Keck School of Medicine of USC and colleagues on trying to understand what makes some cancers less treatable than others. Researchers have revealed a mechanism by which some cancers trick healthy cells into protecting tumors. "A macrophage can either be a friend or an enemy to cancer cells," DeClerck said.

Hubbard Broadcasting affiliate WTOP-FM, via ABC News Radio, quoted Peer C. Fiss in a story on former CEO Les Moonves.

PBS Philadelphia affiliate WHYY-TV quoted Amy Childress of the USC Viterbi School on a Texas city that recycles water in a creative way.

Streets Blog interviewed Manuel Pastor of the USC Dornsife College on how the Environmental Justice Screening Method was turned into California environmental policy.

Forbes mentioned that USC and other universities have professors with free access to lecture notes, assignments and full curricula that they can incorporate into their own lessons.

Time mentioned David Roman of the USC Dornsife College in a story on the history of HIV and AIDS.

Seattle Times mentioned USC in a story on Callisto, a third-party website that allows users to write and save a report of sexual misconduct.

Kiplinger mentioned the USC Annenberg School's Center for Public Relations in a story on online reviews and reliable advice.