When cancer is diagnosed, it is important to consider whether family members are at risk, too. Genetic counselors at the Hollings Cancer Center are masters-level trained and certified through the American Board of Genetic Counseling, ensuring qualified, professional care. The Hollings Cancer Center Genetic Counselor reports to the Service Line Administrator, performs all components of genetic counseling, governed by broad instruction in a constantly advancing field. MUSC is the only NCI designated cancer center in all of SC and saw a total of 4784 cases in 2016.
Master's degree in Genetic Counseling from an accredited training program with clinical experience obtained on rotation as an intern. Certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling
MUSC Health, the clinical enterprise, operates a 750-bed medical center in Charleston, South Carolina, which includes a nationally recognized Children’s Hospital, the Ashley River Tower (cardiovascular, digestive disease, and surgical oncology), Hollings Cancer Center (one of only 66 elite National Cancer Institute designated centers), a Level I Trauma Center and the Institute of Psychiatry. The c...omprehensive cardiac program at MUSC Children’s Heart Center has consistently been named one of the country’s top pediatric heart centers. In addition, there are more than 100 outreach clinics and telehealth sites (http://www.muschealth.org/about-us/).