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Cancer in Puerto Rico

November 29, 2023

Cervical cancer rates are increasing in Puerto Rico, and researchers from Hollings and the island are working together to increase screening rates.

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Cancer Genetic Testing

November 20, 2023

Most people with an inherited mutation that increases cancer risk have no idea – which is why genetic testing is so important, says Dr. Kevin Hughes.

MUSC Hollings Cancer Center researcher Katherine Sterba

Caregiver Burnout

November 16, 2023

Caregiving for family members with cancer can take an emotional and physical toll. Yet few caregivers are screened for distress or connected to resources.

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Vaping on the Rise

November 13, 2023

New research shows that, for the first time, there are more young people who begin to use nicotine through vaping rather than through cigarettes.

From left: Dr. Onder Albayram, Dr. Besim Ogretmen, and Dr. Natalia Oleinik

Surprising Finding

November 07, 2023

A drug that Hollings researchers were developing for cancer turns out to restore motor function in aging mice showing signs of neurodegeneration.

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MRI-equipped Ambulance

November 01, 2023

MUSC researchers partner with Emergency Medical Services to pilot test the first MRI-equipped ambulance to speed stroke response.

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Cervical Cancer

October 19, 2023

An increase in cervical cancer deaths in Appalachian Kentucky could point to hidden issues in other regions of persistent poverty.

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Radiation Therapy

October 13, 2023

A clinical trial at MUSC Hollings Cancer Center is testing a shorter course of radiation therapy for sarcoma patients to ease the logistics of getting care.

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Predicting Outbreaks

October 05, 2023

Could preparing for and dealing with contagious illnesses such as COVID become as streamlined as getting ready for a storm?

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RSV Vaccine

September 25, 2023

New RSV vaccine for pregnant women and people aged 60 and up arrives at MUSC Health. “No-brainer” for people who qualify, says expert.

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