The scientific goal of the Cancer Control (CC) Program is to foster population-based research that will lead to a reduction in cancer morbidity and mortality in South Carolina (SC) while providing scientific evidence and novel cancer control interventions that can be applied beyond the state's borders. The CC Program investigators have made substantive progress toward this goal primarily through focused research efforts in two major themes - generating novel insights and approaches to tobacco control and addressing cancer health disparities. Within these two themes, the CC Program members work collaboratively to conduct and link research that identifies behavioral risk factors predisposing individuals to cancer development and to translate these findings into cost effective, sustainable interventions to modify risk factors. Furthermore, the CC Program members are working with government and community leaders to disseminate these evidence based strategies to impact the cancer burden in SC. Currently, the CC Program consists of 23 members representing 11 departments from within the College of Medicine, College of Nursing and the College of Pharmacy with more than $4.6M in peer-reviewed extramural research funding ($1.6M from the NCI) and another $640K in program-supportive training and career development awards. In the past five years, program members produced 170 publications with 17% of these representing inter-programmatic and 29% intra-programmatic collaborations, and 57% from multi-institutional collaborations.

Public Health Relevance

The Hollings Cancer Center's Cancer Control Program conducts population-based research focused on reducing cancer morbidity and mortality in South Carolina while providing scientific evidence and novel cancer control interventions that can be applied beyond the state's borders.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
2P30CA138313-06
Application #
8695807
Study Section
Subcommittee G - Education (NCI)
Project Start
2009-04-01
Project End
2019-03-31
Budget Start
2014-06-20
Budget End
2015-03-31
Support Year
6
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$30,753
Indirect Cost
$10,213
Name
Medical University of South Carolina
Department
Type
DUNS #
183710748
City
Charleston
State
SC
Country
United States
Zip Code
29403
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Luque, John S; Tarasenko, Yelena N; Li, Hong et al. (2018) Utilization of Cervical Cancer Screening Among Hispanic Immigrant Women in Coastal South Carolina. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 5:588-597
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