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Testicular Cancer Surgery Preserves Fertility

After a testicular cancer diagnosis, Cameron Khani was able to avoid chemotherapy and radiation -- thanks to an innovative approach…

When Is Surgery the Right Choice for Back Pain?

Back surgery is anything but simple. Consider these 4 points before you decide. Since surgery for back pain involves the…

5 Important Questions to Ask an Acoustic Neuroma Specialist

Acoustic neuromas are the second most common tumor inside the head. Also known as vestibular schwannomas, acoustic neuromas originate from the…

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 — and…

Don’t Be Afraid of the Prostate Exam

If you’re a man age 50 or older and haven’t had a prostate exam, you should talk to your doctor…

Meet Niels Kokot, MD

Dr. Kokot is an otolaryngologist at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in all aspects of head and neck surgery.…

Do I Need Surgery for My Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

If the pain has become unbearable and no therapeutic or medical treatments have worked, it might be time to consider…

When Do You Need Sinus Surgery?

For some people, medications aren’t enough to clear up sinus infections. Here are some steps you can take if you’ve…

4 Things You Should Know About Gallstones

Do you have severe abdominal pain? You could have gallstones. Learn more about the signs and symptoms. Tucked beneath your…

June Is Cataract Awareness Month

It may come as a surprise to many that among all of the blinding conditions that exist, cataracts are the…

TAVR Procedure Offers Promise for Heart Patients

Specialists at Keck Medicine's USC Cardiac and Vascular Institute are revolutionizing treatment for aortic valve disease in a series of…

Young Cancer Patient Holds On to Optimism

Angela K. Thomas turned to her faith, her family and the experts at Keck Medicine of USC to move beyond…