USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

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The USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center (USC Norris), located in Los Angeles, is a major regional and national resource for cancer research, treatment, prevention, education, and community engagement.

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has designated the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center as one of the nation’s 51 comprehensive cancer centers, a select group of institutions providing leadership in cancer treatment, research, prevention, and education. USC Norris has held this designation since 1973, at which time it was named as one of the first eight such centers in the country.  Every day, USC Norris scientists and physicians join our patients and our community in the fight the battle against cancer. 

Our members include over 200 basic, translational, clinical, and population scientists from the faculty of the Keck School of Medicine,  the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, the Viterbi School of Engineering, the Price School of Public Policy, the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, and the Annenberg School for Communication. These exceptional scientists work closely with our dedicated clinicians to find innovative ways to prevent and cure cancer and to improve quality of life for cancer survivors.