Screen local, save lives

With a $1.2 million grant from The Duke Endowment, Hollings is rolling out an ambitious program to bring screenings for five cancer types to communities across the state.

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New Cancer Control co-leader brings cancer screening focus

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Ashish Deshmukh, Ph.D., joined MUSC in August as the co-leader of the Hollings Cancer Control program. Deshmukh complements and strengthens the existing program with his focus on cancer epidemiology, decision science and human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers.

“I’m very excited and keen to work across disciplines within Cancer Control and beyond, as part of MUSC, to improve cancer prevention and control in South Carolina.”

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The goal is to do medicine in a novel way, with a new perspective, with Hollings pushing the cutting edge of what's happening. What also is a driving force is educating the people who will then go out and deliver that care to patients locally, regionally and nationally.

Dr. Jason Newman

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Two Hollings nurses were selected this year as recipients of the Palmetto Gold, an honor bestowed on 100 registered nurses from across the state who exemplify excellence in nursing practice and commitment to the profession.

 

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