Press Releases

2015 - 2017

  • MUSC's Hollings Cancer Center Backs New HPV Vaccine Recommendations
    "HCC Joins all NCI-designated Cancer Centers in Joint Statement"
    January 18, 2017 - View Release
  • MUSC Recruits Renowned Cancer Researcher to Direct Hollings Cancer Center
    "Gustavo W. Leone, Ph.D., to Take Helm March 1, 2017"
    January 12, 2017 - View Release
  • “Quit & Win” Contest 1-Year Later
    "Local Smokers Evaluated After Participation in Incentive-based Contest"
    November 17, 2016 - View Release
  • Noted Cancer Researcher Appointed SmartState Endowed Chair of Proteomic Biomarkers at the Medical University of South Carolina
    "Developer of New Test for Liver Cancer joins MUSC and Hollings Cancer Center"
    September 12, 2016 - View Release
  • HCC Researcher Lands $8M Grant to Improve Cancer Outcomes for Minority Men
    "Award Received to Establish the Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center in Precision Medicine and Minority Men’s Health at the Medical University of South Carolina"
    August 9, 2016 - View Release
  • HCC Tobacco Control Experts Awarded NCI Grant
    "Tobacco Control Experts Awarded NCI Grant to Study the Impact of Government Policies on the Evolving Nicotine Delivery Market"
    June 2, 2016 - View Release
  • MUSC to Participate in Invest Health North Charleston Team
    "Reinvestment Fund and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Name North Charleston One of 50 Invest Health Cities"
    May 23, 2016 - View Release
  • Hollings Lipids Researchers Awarded Program Project Grant
    "Hollings Cancer Center Awarded $8.9 Million Grant to Study Sphingolipid Signaling in Solid Tumors"
    May 9, 2016 - View Release
  • Hollings Researcher Weighs In On E-Cigarettes As Alternative To Tobacco
    "Caution Advised in Over Regulating E-Cigarettes as Alternative to Smoking Tobacco"
    April 25, 2016 - View Release
  • Winners of The Post and Courier Quit & Win Contest Announced
    "Former Smokers Win $1,000 through Contest"
    February 27, 2016 - View Release
  • SC Healthcare Leaders Join Nation's Cancer Centers in Endorsement of HPV Vaccination for Cancer Prevention
    "Joint Statement Urges Parents, Young Adults and Physicians to Act to Increase Vaccination Rates"
    January 27, 2016 - View Release
  • DuBois Named Dean of MUSC College of Medicine
    "Raymond N. DuBois M.D., Ph.D., will begin role March 1st, 2016"
    December 11, 2015 - View Release
  • Statement in Response to New ACS Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines in JAMA
    "The MUSC Breast Care Team will Continue to Recommend Annual Breast Screening at Age 40 in Average Risk Patients, with Follow-up Screening Yearly Thereafter"
    October 20, 2015 - View Release
  • Immunotherapy Researcher Awarded $6.8 Million Grant
    "NIH-funded Grant Supporting Multi-institution Research on Endoplasmic Reticulum Chaperones in Cancer"
    September 21, 2015 - View Release


  • Eighth Annual Gourmet & Grapes Benefiting Hollings Cancer Center to be Held February 19-21, 2016, at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort
    "Food & Wine Celebration Offers Array of Culinary Events Featuring Acclaimed Chefs"
    July 9, 2015 - View Release
  • New Hematology/Oncology Chief
    "Cancer Phase I Trials Expert Carolyn D. Britten, M.D., Named Chief of Hematology/Oncology Division for Medical University of South Carolina"
    July 7, 2015 - View Release
  • Genetic Clues In Ovarian Cancer Identified
    "International Genome-­wide Association Study also Identifies Key Gene responsible for Expressing Subtype of Ovarian Cancer"
    June 15, 2015 - View Release
  • Hollings Mobile Health Unit Offers Free Skin Cancer Screening on Folly Beach
    "Screening is Free and Open to the Public"
    April 22, 2015 - View Release
  • Smoking Cessation Expert Joins Medical University of South Carolina and Hollings Cancer Center
    "Benjamin A. Toll, Ph.D., Previously Served as Director of the Tobacco Cessation Program at Yale Smilow Cancer Center"
    April 1, 2015 - View Release
  • Matthew J. Carpenter, Ph.D., Wins Prestigious Governor's Award for Excellence in Science
    "Matthew J. Carpenter, Ph.D., Recipient of Young Scientist Award for Work in Tobacco Control, Smoking Cessation Techniques"
    March 27, 2015 - View Release
  • HCC Treats 1000th Patient with Gamma Knife
    "Multidisciplinary Program provides Neuroscience and Radiation Oncology Expertise to Patients"
    March 25, 2015 - View Release
  • HCC Sponsors 5th Annual Community Compass Event Featuring Food Network Star
    "Free Health Awareness Program to feature The Food Network Star’s Aaron McCargo and area Health Experts"
    March 19, 2015 - View Release
  • Anthony J. Alberg Member of Institute of Medicine Committee Releasing Report on Minimum Age for Tobacco Purchases
    "Raising Minimum Age to Buy Cigarettes to at Least 21"
    March 12, 2015 - View Release
  • Former HCC Director, Dr. Mark Green, Dies
    "Former Director of MUSC Hollings Cancer Center and University of California, San Diego, Moores Cancer Center, Dies"
    February 27, 2015 - View Release
  • Gourmet & Grapes Features Wine, Food to benefit Hollings
    "Gourmet & Grapes Features Wines From Three Continents, Strong Line-Up of Chefs"
    January 20, 2015 - View Release

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