MUSC Hollings Cancer Center

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American College of Surgeons Joint Commission on CancerMUSC has operated a Cancer Registry since 1924 and is approved by the American College of Surgeons Joint Commission on Cancer. The Cancer Registry is a critical source of clinical data about every patient that has been diagnosed with and/or treated for cancer at MUSC.

This data can be requested for reporting and/or research purposes. Any data requiring patient identifying information must have Institutional Review Board approval, and all privacy policies pertaining to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) must be followed.

View MUSC Cancer Case Distribution Map for 2011

For more information about the Cancer Registry, or to request data, please contact Linda Cope, Program Coordinator, at 843-792-9074.

2011 MUSC Cancer Patient Population: 2,967 patients*

Gender

Males
1,606
Females
1,361

Race/Ethnic Breakdown

Caucasian
2,208
African American
728
Other
31

Top Five Types of Cancer

Gastrointestinal/Digestive
535
Genitourinary
474

Thoracic
359 

Head and Neck
330
Breast
317
*The listed figures do not include benign brain, spinal, and pituitary cases, as well as patients diagnosed with cancer at autopsy. However, per South Carolina State Registry guidelines, Hollings Cancer Center does track these cases.


  

 

 

 
 
 

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