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March 26, 1996
An eight-story addition to the USC / Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, which integrates the research and clinical components of the facility, has opened in Boyle Heights. The Dr. Norman Topping Tower was designed to house researchers, physicians and cancer prevention specialists under one roof to collaborate on scientific findings and accelerate the communication of sometimes-lifesaving information.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 26, 1996
An eight-story addition to the USC / Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, which integrates the research and clinical components of the facility, has opened in Boyle Heights. The Dr. Norman Topping Tower was designed to house researchers, physicians and cancer prevention specialists under one roof to collaborate on scientific findings and accelerate the communication of sometimes-lifesaving information.
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August 19, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Ronald B. Linsky, the executive director of the National Water Research Institute, died Sunday of complications from cancer at the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. Linsky had run the Fountain Valley-based institute from its founding in 1991. It was established by local water agencies and philanthropies to create new sources of water. He was 71.
NEWS
September 23, 1993
USC researchers have mailed about 130,000 health surveys this month to Latinos from East Los Angeles to Claremont as part of the largest-ever multiethnic study of diet and cancer. The five-year study by researchers at USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Hawaii is focusing on the relationship between diet and cancer for African-Americans, Latinos, Japanese-Americans and others ages 45 through 74. Researchers eventually hope to reach more than 300,000 people.
REAL ESTATE
September 16, 2001
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage and the merchants of the Promenade in Westlake Village are co-sponsoring "A Taste of the Promenade--A Magical Evening" on Oct. 3 to benefit USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center's breast cancer research center. The fund-raiser, at the Promenade, will feature food, entertainment and a silent auction from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for children ages 4-12 and free for children 3 and younger. For more information, call (805) 230-3302.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 17, 2006 | Chris Pasles
USC trustee Flora L. Thornton, for whom the university's Thornton School of Music was named, has donated $5 million to kick-start a campaign aimed at the creation of a new music building on the campus. The projected cost of the building is $70 million. USC hopes it will open in 2010. In 1999, Thornton gave the university $25 million, the largest donation at that time to a school of music in the United States, and it was at that time that the university renamed the school.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 23, 1996
BLOOD CENTER: The USC Blood Center, an on-site blood donor facility in Boyle Heights, opened its doors to welcome community donors this week. The center provides a convenient site for USC employees, hospital patients and their families, and local donors to give blood for medical procedures at the USC hospitals, Dr. Gary Zeger, donor center medical director, said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 17, 1998
Cardinal Roger M. Mahony's recovery was "going very well" Tuesday, a day after surgery for removal of a cancerous prostate gland, his surgeon said. Dr. Donald G. Skinner, who performed a radical prostatectomy on Mahony at the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital, said Mahony spent a restless but comfortable night. Skinner said the head of the Catholic archdiocese of Los Angeles started on fluids early in the day, and would be on a regular diet by evening. Msgr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 7, 1996 | BILL BILLITER and JOHN POPE
Edith O'Neil-Page has been appointed administrative director of the Orange County Regional Cancer Center, a division of the Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center. Previously, she worked at Saginaw General Hospital in Michigan and USC-Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. What attracted her to the county Regional Cancer Center was its national cancer institute and the USC-Norris affiliations, O'Neil-Page said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 25, 1997
Subcontracted janitors at USC and the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center who struck to protest alleged unfair labor practices ended their walkout Monday in Los Angeles. Leticia Salcedo, a labor organizer with Service Employees International Union, Local 399, said the workers decided to return to their jobs after five days because they felt that they had "sent a clear message" to the subcontracting company, ServiceMaster.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 29, 1995
A combination of the AIDS drug AZT and the genetically engineered protein interferon-alpha are effective in the treatment of adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma, researchers from USC's Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center report today in the New England Journal of Medicine. Like AIDS, T-cell leukemias and lymphomas are caused by a retrovirus. Dr. Parkash Gill and his colleagues reported that 11 of 19 patients treated with the combination responded to the treatment.
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