Research Programs

Hollings Cancer Center is home to more than 120 scientists, including researchers from leading institutions who are conducting research in the community, laboratory and clinic. Its four research programs center around cancer biology, cancer immunology, developmental cancer therapeutics and cancer control.


Cancer Biology

Understand the genetic and regulatory abnormalities that cause cancer and develop therapeutic strategies to treat it

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Cancer Control

Address disparities in cancer health outcomes and change behaviors to reduce cancer risk

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Cancer Immunology

Gain and apply knowledge of the patient’s own immune system to help it combat cancer

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Developmental Cancer Therapeutics

Identify biomarkers and targets and develop and test new cancer drugs and immunotherapies

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