Keck Medicine of USC Blog | Cancer

Myth or Fact: Only Women Get Breast Cancer

If you guessed myth, you’re correct. Like women, men have breast tissue and, therefore, are also at risk for br...
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Do You Need Sunscreen if You Are Indoors All Day?

You’re sitting at home and enjoying your favorite show, with no intention of going outside. Do you still need t...
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When Should You Start Having Annual Prostate Exams?

Early cancer detection can save lives and cut treatment costs. But when should you start having prostate exams ...
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Myth or Fact: Only Women Get Breast Cancer

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Do You Need Sunscreen if You Are Indoors All Day?

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When Should You Start Having Annual Prostate Exams?

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What Happens to Your Body, When You Take a Puff of a Cigarette?

You may already be familiar with the dangers of smoking, but can one cigarette have an impact on your health? Smo...
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Is It Hemorrhoids or Colon Cancer?

Although hemorrhoids and colon cancer are two very different conditions, they can share similar symptoms. This gu...
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I Have a New Mole. What Should I Do Next?

If you suddenly develop a new mole, is it cause for concern? Read on to find out. Nearly every person has a least...
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What Are the Different Types of Skin Cancer?

You may be familiar with melanoma as a type of skin cancer, but what other types of skin cancer are there and wha...
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Is Your Mole Cancerous?

Sometimes a mole is a mole. Other times, it’s cancerous. How can you tell the difference? Moles are common, eve...
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Meet Anthony W. Kim, MD

Dr. Kim is a thoracic surgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in thoracic oncology, with a focus on mini...
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Meet Jorge J. Nieva, MD

Dr. Nieva is a medical oncologist at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in lung cancer, and head and neck canc...
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Meet Thomas C. Chen, MD, PhD

Dr. Chen is a neurosurgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in spine cancer. Here’s what you won’t fi...
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