Volunteers and their dogs are available to visit patients various times during the week. If you're a patient in the hospital, feel free to request a visit from the Buddy Brigade.
David Turner, Ph.D., is looking into whether dietary and exercise interventions can decrease advanced glycation end products (AGEs) — metabolites formed during regular metabolism of sugars in the diet — that have been linked to cancer.
Biomarkers investigated in prostate cancer survivors
Deborah Giles had resigned herself to a life restrained by smoking, until she got a scare that she had a mass that might be cancerous.
Three-pack-a-day smoker discovers tricks to break her addiction
The latest generation of cancer treatments spring from the discovery that the human immune system is able to beat the disease.
Overlooked immune cells hold breakthrough for treating aggressive cancers
Behind every patient stands a multidisciplinary team of cancer specialists who work together to determine the best care plan for each patient, and across our campus leading scientists and researchers work daily to unlock the clues to cancer.
Hollings Cancer Center researcher Carsten Krieg, Ph.D., blends science, bioinformatics and technology in a novel way to create an ‘Instagram’ picture of a person’s immune system. Read more.
The 3rd Annual Linda Floyd Forum on Women's Cancers is complimentary event to share, learn and engage in dialogue with experts from the Hollings Cancer Center.
This year, more breakthroughs will be discovered. More cancer patients will find hope. And Hollings Cancer Center will be on the leading edge of offering better options to patients. As a cancer center that combines patient care and research, Hollings brings together over 180 physicians and scientists who are driving the discoveries that will lead to tomorrow’s treatments.
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The only National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center in South Carolina, Hollings is at the forefront of cancer research. This research is the driving force behind delivering medical advances to patients and their families, enabling us to educate health care professionals and the public, and to establish outreach services for underserved populations.
- Senator Ernest "Fritz" HollingsHealth Focus: SC Public Radio
Dr. David Lewin shares the role that pathology tests play in cancer diagnosis and treatment options.Hollings in the Community
As one of the leading cancer treatment centers in the Southeast, Hollings Cancer Center combines the full range of cancer specialties to deliver a higher level of care to the patients we serve. Our team of more than 60 sub-specialists – each concentrating on a specific discipline of cancer treatment and care – works with individual patients to develop customized treatment programs that target a broad range of conditions. Our specialists work together as a team, often meeting with patients under the same roof on the same day. We are striving to deliver the highest level of care in the best way possible.
Personalized patient care is at the center of everything we do. And no one tells the story better than our patients themselves. Meet some of our patients and hear about their cancer journey.
Patients may be referred to Hollings by calling MEDULINE at 843-792-2200 or 800-922-5250, MUSC’s dedicated consultation line open 24/7 exclusively for health care professionals or through the online Patient Referral Portal.
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Hollings Cancer Center is home to more than 120 scientists conducting research and collaborating on better ways to prevent, detect, diagnose and treat this complex disease. As one of 69 National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Centers, Hollings continues to attract top cancer researchers from leading institutions across the country who are conducting research in the community, laboratory and clinic.