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Wellcast: What you need to know about cervical cancer

Jan. 25, 2017—Dr. Ronald Alvarez, professor and chair of the ​Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at VUMC, discusses the basics of cervical cancer, including risk factors, symptoms, screening, prevention, and resources available at Vanderbilt and within the community.

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Nominations sought for 2016 Mary Kay Foundation Cancer Research Grant

Nov. 13, 2015—Vanderbilt University may nominate one candidate for the Mary Kay Foundation Translational Cancer Research Grant program for 2016.

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Universitywide Limited Submission Opportunity: Translational cancer research grant from the Mary Kay Foundation

Nov. 13, 2013—Vanderbilt University may nominate one candidate for the Mary Kay Foundation Translational Cancer Research Grant program for 2014. These awards provide $100,000 over two years for investigators involved in translational research in ovarian, uterine, breast or cervical cancer. The Mary Kay Foundation seeks to fund innovative research that will provide a scientific link between laboratory research...

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Leading Light: Anita Mahadevan-Jansen pioneers ways to use light in medicine and biology

May. 23, 2012—More than 100 years ago, the discovery of X-ray revolutionized medical care by opening a window into the human body. Today biomedical photonics—the application of light in medicine and biology—promises to be equally groundbreaking. At the forefront of the revolution is Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, the School of Engineering’s Orrin H. Ingram Professor of Engineering.

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‘Acid test’ for cervical cancer

Feb. 21, 2012—An inexpensive, low-tech test for cervical cancer may be a good option for screening for the disease among HIV-infected women in developing countries.

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