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  • Vanderbilt University

    Prostate size may help in predicting cancer severity

    Severity of cancer could be predicted by prostate size. Read More

    Feb. 3, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Investigators seek clues to resistance to melanoma drug

    Investigators at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and several other centers may be one step closer to finding out why some melanoma patients relapse after treatment with a promising new drug. Read More

    Jan. 26, 2012

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    Study eases childhood cancer survivors’ birth defect worries

    A large, retrospective study of the children of childhood cancer survivors who were treated with radiation therapy and/or some forms of chemotherapy found that the offspring do not have an increased risk for birth defects compared with children of cancer survivors who did not receive these treatments. Read More

    Jan. 13, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Hope notes

    Daniel Barocas, M.D., and colleagues are studying whether the size of a man's prostate gland can help predict the severity of cancer. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt University Medical Center) The size of a man’s prostate gland may help predict the severity of cancer, with a smaller prostate being more likely to harbor… Read More

    Jan. 5, 2012

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    Offspring of childhood cancer survivors have no increased risk for birth defects

    Children of childhood cancer survivors who were treated with radiation or some forms of do not have an increased risk for birth defects compared to children of cancer survivors who did not receive such treatments. Read More

    Dec. 15, 2011

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    Jeffrey Sosman named to melanoma research ‘Dream Team’

    Daniel Barocas, M.D., and colleagues are studying whether the size of a man's prostate gland can help predict the severity of cancer. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt University Medical Center) The size of a man’s prostate gland may help predict the severity of cancer, with a smaller prostate being more likely to harbor… Read More

    Dec. 15, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Musica’s nudes to wear purple for pancreatic cancer Nov. 1

    Daniel Barocas, M.D., and colleagues are studying whether the size of a man's prostate gland can help predict the severity of cancer. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt University Medical Center) The size of a man’s prostate gland may help predict the severity of cancer, with a smaller prostate being more likely to harbor… Read More

    Oct. 28, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Nolan weathers cancer’s storms

    Daniel Barocas, M.D., and colleagues are studying whether the size of a man's prostate gland can help predict the severity of cancer. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt University Medical Center) The size of a man’s prostate gland may help predict the severity of cancer, with a smaller prostate being more likely to harbor… Read More

    Oct. 21, 2011

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    Folate may lower breast cancer risk for some

    Low folate levels may increase a premenopausal woman’s risk of developing breast cancer. Read More

    Sep. 29, 2011

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    Study suggests new lung cancer therapy schedule

    A new lung cancer study led by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigators found that various non-small cell lung cancer cells grow at different rates, which may explain why some tumors become resistant to anti-cancer drugs faster than others. Read More

    Aug. 10, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Makeover classes for cancer patients set for Aug. 15

    Daniel Barocas, M.D., and colleagues are studying whether the size of a man's prostate gland can help predict the severity of cancer. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt University Medical Center) The size of a man’s prostate gland may help predict the severity of cancer, with a smaller prostate being more likely to harbor… Read More

    Aug. 10, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    University earns CEO Gold Standard Award for cancer prevention

    Daniel Barocas, M.D., and colleagues are studying whether the size of a man's prostate gland can help predict the severity of cancer. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt University Medical Center) The size of a man’s prostate gland may help predict the severity of cancer, with a smaller prostate being more likely to harbor… Read More

    Jul. 27, 2011

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    Divide And Conquer: Young Ambassadors help researcher track down cancer’s Achilles’ heel

    Daniel Barocas, M.D., and colleagues are studying whether the size of a man's prostate gland can help predict the severity of cancer. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt University Medical Center) The size of a man’s prostate gland may help predict the severity of cancer, with a smaller prostate being more likely to harbor… Read More

    Jul. 8, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Celebrate Survivors’ Day June 18

    Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center will host a celebration for cancer survivors on June 18, featuring a talk by Lance Armstrong's mother, Linda Armstrong Kelly. Read More

    May. 31, 2011

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    Soy foods not a risk for breast cancer survivors

    Daniel Barocas, M.D., and colleagues are studying whether the size of a man's prostate gland can help predict the severity of cancer. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt University Medical Center) The size of a man’s prostate gland may help predict the severity of cancer, with a smaller prostate being more likely to harbor… Read More

    Apr. 12, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Gene ‘signature’ may predict cancer outcomes

    A gene signature may be useful in predicting outcomes for patients with rhabdomysarcoma, a form of cancer most commonly diagnosed in children. Read More

    Mar. 25, 2011

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    Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center launches online genetic research tool

    A new online tool enables cancer patients and researchers to track the latest developments in personalized cancer medicine and connect with clinical research trials. Read More

    Mar. 3, 2011

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    Weight’s impact on death risk among Asians revealed

    New research about the link between body weight and mortality among Asians, which has not been studied in the past, finds being severely underweight poses a serious threat for this population and that preventing obesity is the top priority moving forward. Read More

    Feb. 24, 2011

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    Breast cancer patients with strong social network live longer

    Daniel Barocas, M.D., and colleagues are studying whether the size of a man's prostate gland can help predict the severity of cancer. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt University Medical Center) The size of a man’s prostate gland may help predict the severity of cancer, with a smaller prostate being more likely to harbor… Read More

    Jan. 31, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Peabody students help women in Uganda with the Kasiss project

    Daniel Barocas, M.D., and colleagues are studying whether the size of a man's prostate gland can help predict the severity of cancer. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt University Medical Center) The size of a man’s prostate gland may help predict the severity of cancer, with a smaller prostate being more likely to harbor… Read More

    Jan. 13, 2011