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Hollings embarks on effort to expand cancer screenings, biomarker research in underserved communities

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Gerard Silvestri, M.D., and Marvella Ford, Ph.D., are co-leaders of a $1.2 million grant to Hollings from The Duke Endowment, with ambitious goals to increase screening rates for five cancers and expand biomarker research trials by working with MUSC Health regional hospitals.

The Duke Endowment grant establishes the Center for Cancer Equity and Engagement at Hollings, a center that will house this and many other health disparity initiatives.

Read about the grant