Holly Harrison, a 28 year-old local resident who suffered from a stroke on Valentine’s Day shared her story with Channel 4 News. Holly had a brain aneurysm rupture while she was at work and when she got to the hospital her prognisis was only a 10-20% chance of survival. Thankfully Holly was taken to MUSC. MUSC . . . → Read More: Patient Story: A stroke can happen to anyone
According to experts, those with a family history of breast cancer should begin mammograms 10 years younger than the age their youngest relative was when diagnosed with breast cancer (or at age 40 — which ever comes first). But is that enough?
The MUSC High Risk Breast Evaluation Program provides a specialized clinic for people at increased risk for developing breast cancer. Patients . . . → Read More: MUSC’s High Risk Breast Evaluation Program Offers Hope
In 2011 MUSC patient Jimi Beauston was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a progressive lung disease. Within a year, he was home-bound and tethered to oxygen 24 hours a day. Lung transplantation is the only treatment available for patients with severe IPF. In July 2012, Jimi had a double lung transplant at MUSC, the only . . . → Read More: Double Lung Transplant Musician Singing Again
Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death for people ages one through 44. Forty percent of all injury-related emergency visits and forty-two percent of all injury deaths occur during the summer months. Many of these injuries are preventable.
Join MUSC and Dorchester County EMS at the Summer Safety Festival this Saturday May 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 . . . → Read More: Stay Safe This Summer