Renewed twice

Boosted by his success in beating alcoholism 15 years ago, Bob Hessler was determined to defeat his pancreatic cancer too.

Bob's story
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MUSC Hollings Cancer Center

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At the forefront of cancer research, MUSC Hollings Cancer Center is one of 71 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers in the nation and the only one in South Carolina. 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 across the state.

The Hollings difference

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Our cutting-edge research translates into new and better treatments that help patients. MUSC Health is ranked in the top 40 nationwide for cancer care and has been awarded with Magnet Recognition®, an acknowledgment of quality patient care, nursing excellence, and innovations in professional nursing practice.

Research drives cures

Our researchers, scientists, and clinicians collaborate to make innovative discoveries that advance cancer care forward.

Research Programs
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I Choose Hollings

Hear from some of our patients about their treatment experience and why they choose Hollings for their cancer care.

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Cancer screening costs are often covered by Medicare and many commercial health plans. You should find out from your health care provider which screening procedures are right for you and how often you should be screened.

Dr. Virgilio George, MUSC Health chief of colorectal surgery

Virgilio George

The HPV vaccine is one thing I never got. I didn’t think it was one of those vaccines that was really needed… Now, doctors really stress the need for it, and some parents might not understand why, but it’s very important.

Halea Wylie, cervical cancer survivor

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It actually might be a matter of life and death if you don't get your screenings. You can handle any outcome, you just need the knowledge to make good decisions.

Suzette Bussey, breast cancer survivor

Suzette Bussey

Upcoming Events

Check out our upcoming community, development, and research events.

Keeping patients safe

Hollings has never stopped delivering leading-edge cancer care during the pandemic. We are taking the necessary steps to minimize the risk of COVID-19 exposure to our patients and staff.

Our steps to protect you
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