Sep. 19, 2019—The Think Pink! Breast Cancer Awareness Expo is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, in the Light Hall North Lobby. Visit the expo to learn about breast cancer prevention, screenings and more.
Jun. 26, 2019—Biomarkers of DNA methylation, which regulate gene expression, can be a predictor of breast cancer risk.
Mar. 25, 2019—The finding gives a boost to the field of metabolomics, the next big thing in fighting cancer. It can complement immunotherapies, which use the body’s natural defenses to kill cancer cells.
Aug. 6, 2018—Learning you have dense breasts can prompt many questions, including how this affects your risk of breast cancer.
Jun. 28, 2018—An international coalition led by scientists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Herston, Australia, has identified 48 candidate susceptibility genes for breast cancer risk, including 14 genes at loci (chromosome regions) not yet reported for breast cancer.
May. 17, 2018— Internationally renowned breast cancer expert Ben Ho Park, MD, PhD, has been named co-leader of the Breast Cancer Research Program, director of Precision Oncology and associate director for Translational Research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. In his academic role, he will serve as professor of Medicine. Park, who will assume his new post Sept. 1,...
May. 3, 2018—Patients at high risk for developing breast cancer can now be seen by a team of breast health experts in Cool Springs. The VU Breast Health Cool Springs clinic, located at 324 Cool Springs Blvd., Suite B, Franklin, provides a range of medical services for high-risk individuals.
Nov. 9, 2017—Amanda Mathis, chief financial officer of Bridgestone Americas, was just 35 when she first felt a lump in her right breast.
Oct. 26, 2017—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) has received $2.3 million to fund a clinical research trial testing a combination of three immunotherapy compounds for patients with a specific type of advanced breast cancer.