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MUSC Hollings Cancer Center

Located at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC, the HollingsCancer Center is the largest academic cancer center in South Carolina. It is the state’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer center and one of only 67 NCI centers in the U.S.

Founded in 1993 and named for former US Senator and South Carolina GovernorErnest “Fritz” Hollings, the cancer center serves a culturally and socio-economically diverse state whose populations experience unique and urgent disparities in cancer incidence and mortality.

As the state’s foremost cancer treatment and research center, Hollings unites more than 150 experts in treatment, research, education, prevention and control, and outreach to address South Carolina’s significant cancer problem.

The center’s resources extend throughout South Carolina via partnerships with other healthcare organizations ensuring that all patients in the state have access to our innovative and compassionate care. For more information click here. 

Doctor Profiles

Gerard Silvestri, MD, MS — MUSC

Dr. Silvestri is a Professor of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Silvestri completed his undergraduate education at Fairleigh Dickinson University, his medical degree at St. Georges University, a residency in internal medicine at the hospital of … read more ❯

Neeta Somaiah M.D., MUSC Hollings Cancer Center, Medical Oncologist

Assistant Professor, Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX Dr. Neeta Somaiah, MD, MBBS is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. She has special expertise in … read more ❯