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group shot of three cancer scientists in a lab at Hollings Cancer Center

Triple Negative Breast Cancer

July 22, 2024

A new compound developed by researchers at MUSC Hollings Cancer Center shows promise in overcoming chemotherapy resistance in triple-negative breast cancer.

Adam Fox, M.D., pulmonologist and researcher, poses in a hallway at Hollings Cancer Center

Reflex Biomarker Testing

July 01, 2024

Too many lung cancer patients don't get all the biomarker testing they should have before beginning treatment. Dr. Adam Fox wants to change that.

portrait of immunologist Silvia Guglietta in her lab at Hollings Cancer Center

Unlocking Immunotherapy

June 24, 2024

A Hollings immunologist will use an American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grant to study ways to make colorectal cancer more susceptible to immunotherapy.

image of the Hollings Cancer Center building with its preserved 1913 facade of columns and brick

P. gingivalis and Cancer

June 17, 2024

An MUSC Hollings Cancer Center team describes how the bacteria Porphyromonas gingivalis connects to chemotherapy resistance.

Dr. Christina Voelkel-Johnson

Monster Cancer Cells

May 28, 2024

Polyploid giant cancer cells, which are monstrously oversized and contain multiple nuclei, could be culprits in disease recurrence after cancer therapy.

a nurse leans over a monitor while in the background a patient sits in a chair with a cuff around his arm

Cancer Clinical Trials

May 20, 2024

A new dedicated phase I clinical trials unit at Hollings means more and different types of clinical trials will be available to cancer patients.

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Medication to Quit E-Cigs

May 16, 2024

A new study is the first in the U.S. to show that an available generic drug could help people stop using e-cigarettes.

Pharm.D. student Latavia Fields, who has benefitted from outreach proograms developed by Dr. Marvellla Ford

MUSC Pipeline Programs

May 13, 2024

MUSC’s pipeline programs build the skills of underrepresented students and prepare them for careers in health care and medical research.

HPV cancers researcher Ashish Deshmukh poses in a garden

Geographic Risk Disparities

May 07, 2024

For people with HIV, the risk of anal cancer varies significantly depending on the region of the country where they live.

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