Feb. 25, 2016—A multicenter study led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) investigators found that pancreatic cancer patients who underwent surgery and received chemotherapy lived longer and had fewer cancer recurrences in other parts of the body than patients who also received chemoradiation therapy.
Sep. 3, 2015—Phila Hach recently celebrated her 89th birthday and she has had much to celebrate over the years.
Aug. 20, 2015—Many women who receive chemotherapy for breast cancer report problems with their thinking, memory and attention after treatment.
Daniels receives research grant from Knights Templar Eye Foundation to study retinoblastoma treatment
Jun. 25, 2015—Vanderbilt investigator Anthony Daniels has received a grant from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation to develop new, safe and effective treatments for retinoblastoma, the most common ocular cancer in children.
May. 28, 2015—A Nashville-based dietitian who lost her mother to cancer is using the power of social media to raise funds for chemo care bags for cancer patients.
Oct. 28, 2014—A team of biomedical engineers has developed a new "tumor-in-a-dish" technology that promises to improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy.
Apr. 30, 2014—A genetic variant is associated with toxicity of the chemotherapy drug melphalan, and could guide individualized dosing for the medication.