Research Since , the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has emerged as a major regional and national resource for cancer research, treatment, prevention and education. Building upon strengths in basic and population-based research, the Center's members have developed strong, peer-reviewed funded research programs focused on cancers of major consequence. Programs The more than members are organized into five thematic and five translational research programs, including a "bridge" program in developmental therapeutics. The thematic programs are in the fields of molecular genetics, epigenetics and regulation, tumor microenvironment, cancer epidemiology and cancer control research.
About Hoag Family Cancer Institute & USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Care Alliance
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Be sure to click on the "Memorial or honorarium information" link on page two of the donation form and indicate your gift is in memory of "Brian Henderson. Henderson, who led the Keck School of Medicine of USC as dean between and and steered some of the school's most prominent research centers, died June 20 at home in San Marino, Calif. Henderson held the Kenneth T. Chair in Cancer Prevention and was the founding chair of the school's nationally ranked Department of Preventive Medicine.
The National Cancer Institute NCI has designated the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center as one of the nation's 49 comprehensive cancer centers , a select group of institutions providing leadership in cancer treatment, research, prevention, and education. USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has held this designation since , when it was named as one of the first eight comprehensive cancer centers. Research USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists work toward a complete understanding of the most fundamental aspects of cancer. They study the abnormal cell growth characteristics of cancer to determine what goes wrong and how the process can be altered.