Curiosity. Clear vision. A willingness to challenge expectations. These are some of the qualities that define the physicians and scientists of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center — curiosity about the nature of cancer and the biological processes that drive it; a clear vision for providing the best care possible for patients; and a willingness to challenge expectations regarding treatments and prevention.

Translational research brings treatment advances from the research labs to the patient’s bedside. As part of a university-based medical center, USC Norris has a mission to translate scientific discoveries into innovative therapies for its patients, and offers access to hundreds of innovative clinical trials.