Breast cancer survivor Cynthia Hall

Hollings Horizons Winter 2019

Hollings Horizons is a publication of the Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center.

Highlights

Blood Marrow Transplant Program Named Team of the Year

The national award was presented at Press Ganey’s 2018 National Client Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Tobacco Cessation

Quitting smoking or tobacco use is one of the most beneficial things you can do to prevent cancer and help improve treatment outcomes if you have cancer.

Cancer Care Rankings Square play button

Hollings celebrates MUSC Health ranking 24th in Cancer Care by U.S. News and World Report.

Hughes-Halbert Honored

Researcher Chanita Hughes-Halbert, Ph.D., delivered the 2018 American Association for Cancer Research Distinguished Lecture on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities.

Boots On The Ground

Quitting smoking or tobacco use is one of the most beneficial things you can do to prevent cancer and help improve treatment outcomes if you have cancer.

Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery Square play button

Surgery allows surgeons to remove the cancerous tissue while preserving the natural shape of the breast and reducing visible scarring.

Second Opinions

Study shows the value of breast cancer patients seeking second opinions.

Survivors’ Fit Club

10-week program for breast cancer survivors focuses on exercise, nutrition and emotional wellness.

Headlines

Unleashing the Immune System to Target Cancer

Colleagues John Wrangle, M.D., and Mark Rubinstein, Ph.D., have been working closely on a clinical trial that has now progressed to phase 2b.

QA - Dr. Denis Guttridge

Denis Guttridge, Ph.D., is working for a brighter future for kids and adults.

MUSC/Clemson Partnership

Hollings Cancer Center and Clemson University partnered in 2016 to expand mobile screening services to 27 counties throughout the state.

Spiritual Connections

A long-term partnership will have a special emphasis on better equipping the medically underserved population of the state with improved education, health and resources.

Art Therapy

All her life, Marie Doll has found art to be comforting and therapeutic.

Volunteer Spotlight

Amy Merritt is a full-time HR specialist who makes time to do pet therapy to cheer up patients and staff at Hollings Cancer Center.

Research Highlights

How Hollings researchers are changing what's possible for cancer treatment.

People, Places, Community

Important updates from Hollings Cancer Center Development.


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