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A collaboration between Hollings and South Carolina State University promotes cancer disparities research and trains future researchers.

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Hollings part of $10M global tobacco study to guide policies

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Hollings researchers are part of a new global study that will examine different regulatory approaches to tobacco products. Dr. Michael Cummings, one of the study's leaders, said this work is critical due to the expansion of tobacco and nicotine products in the last decade.

“With the rapid evolution of potentially lower-risk nicotine products now entering the marketplace, the need for evidence to shape regulatory policies is more important than ever.”

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I was raised in Lee County, South Carolina. I understand the culture and the people here because I come from these areas. Being able to help my community has been incredible.

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Watch NCI director Dr. Ned Sharpless, Hollings director Dr. Raymond N. DuBois and MUSC President Dr. David J. Cole give their impressions of first lady Dr. Jill Biden's visit to Hollings and discuss what it means moving forward.

 

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