Fall 2003 Table of Contents

Features
Cancer Counts
Disparities in cancer rates among racial and ethnic groups in Los Angeles County point out declining and increasing cancers and subgroups at high risk.

Ready to Lead
Parvesh Kumar, M.D., named chair of radiation oncology.

Boosting Cancer Therapy
Protein snippets prompt
tumors to soak up more than
300 percent of the normal
amount of chemotherapy drugs.

Pathway to Cancer
A study of female twins may link hereditary breast cancer development to hormones released at puberty.

Image Enhancement
Newer image-guided breast biopsies are preferred over traditional breast biopsies.

Behind the Switch
The mystery mechanism of class-switching in antibodies is finally uncovered.The mystery mechanism of class-switching in antibodies is finally uncovered. .

Norris News


 
 

Cover Story

Monument to Possibility
USC breaks ground on the Harlyne J. Norris Cancer Research Tower.

 

 

 

 


     
 
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