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    Rodriguez named Associate Nursing Officer at VICC

    Forward is the only direction in which Anna Rodriguez likes to travel. Read More

    Dec 1, 2016

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    V Foundation grants bolster cancer initiatives

    Two Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) investigators have earned grant awards from The V Foundation for Cancer Research, continuing the foundation’s support for innovative cancer research initiatives at VICC. Read More

    Nov 17, 2016

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    My Southern Health: What to know about genetic testing and personalized medicine

    Personalized medicine is about tailoring treatment to individual patients based on their genetics. Georgia L. Wiesner, director of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s Clinical and Translational Hereditary Cancer Program, explains the “4 Ps” of personalized medicine and the benefits it offers. Read More

    Nov 8, 2016

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    Study details rare heart risk of certain cancer therapies

    Justin Balko, Pharm.D., Ph.D., seated, Javid Moslehi, M.D., left, and Douglas Johnson, M.D., MSCI, review data on rare cardiac side effects linked to cancer immunotherapy combination therapy. (photo by Susan Urmy) Combination therapy using two approved immunotherapy drugs for cancer treatment may cause rare and sometimes fatal cardiac side… Read More

    Nov 3, 2016

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    Kachnic elected president of the American Board of Radiology

    Lisa Kachnic, M.D., chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), has been elected president of the American Board of Radiology (ABR). She assumed the role after being chosen president-elect of the organization in March 2014 and succeeds former ABR President Milton Guiberteau, M.D. Read More

    Oct 31, 2016

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    Emerging field of cardio-oncology seeks better tools

    Improved therapies have led to a spike in the number of people living with cancer, and today there are more than 15.5 million survivors in the United States. However, some of these therapies can cause toxicities to the heart, the vessels and the body’s metabolism. Read More

    Oct 27, 2016

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    DNA damage response protein

    Vanderbilt researchers have determined that a previously uncharacterized protein responds to DNA replication stress and has an essential role in maintaining the integrity of the genome. Read More

    Oct 21, 2016

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    VICC trial putting lung cancer therapy to the test

    Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) is leading a Phase 3 global trial of a cancer therapy that was initially tested and validated in a VICC research laboratory. One of the first patients treated with the therapy came to VICC after a bump on the head led to an unexpected cancer diagnosis. Read More

    Oct 20, 2016

  • Cancer disparities grant with Meharry, TSU gains renewal

    Cancer disparities grant with Meharry, TSU gains renewal

    A multi-year collaborative cancer research effort among Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), Meharry Medical College (MMC) and Tennessee State University (TSU) will receive continued federal funding through the renewal of U54 Partners in Eliminating Cancer Disparities Grants from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a division of the National Institutes of Health. Read More

    Oct 20, 2016

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    Screening mammograms now offered at four locations

    One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime and those cancers are often detected through screening mammograms. A mammogram is a low-dose X-ray of the breast that enables an imaging specialist to look for changes in breast tissue that could indicate cancer. Read More

    Oct 13, 2016

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    Vanderbilt scientists to lead chronic disease research initiative in Vietnam

    Scientists in the Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center (VEC) and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) have been awarded a grant to plan and develop a Regional Center of Research Excellence in non-communicable diseases in Vietnam. Read More

    Oct 6, 2016

  • Annual cancer survivorship celebration slated for Nov. 6

    Annual cancer survivorship celebration slated for Nov. 6

    Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s 2016 Cancer Survivorship Celebration will be held Sunday, Nov. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. The annual event is being hosted in partnership with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Oct 4, 2016

  • VUMC’s Lehman lands LUNGevity research support

    VUMC’s Lehman lands LUNGevity research support

    Jonathan Lehman, M.D., Ph.D., instructor in Medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, has received a Career Development Award from LUNGevity, a nonprofit organization that provides support programs for lung cancer patients and families, public education and funding for innovative scientific research. Read More

    Sep 22, 2016

  • Know the facts about ovarian cancer

    Listening to the body and being aware of individual risks are especially important when it comes to ovarian cancer. Vanderbilt–Ingram Cancer Center provides the facts. Read More

    Sep 16, 2016

  • Fashion show to benefit VICC ovarian cancer research

    Fashion show to benefit VICC ovarian cancer research

    Fall fashions for women will be on display during the 4th Annual Chic Awearness Fashion Show promoting ovarian cancer awareness and research. The event, to be held Monday, Sept. 26, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., will benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation, which supports ovarian cancer research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC). Read More

    Sep 15, 2016

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    In search of new cancer targets

    Vanderbilt researchers developed a new algorithm to find clinically targetable gene rearrangements in cancers. Read More

    Sep 9, 2016

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    Arts and Science faculty collaborate on Actors Bridge production

    'The Patron Saint of Losing Sleep,' a play written by Diana Grisanti and directed by Associate Professor Leah Lowe, will open Sept. 9 in the Actors Bridge Studio. Read More

    Sep 6, 2016

  • Kidney cancer educational conference at VICC set Sept. 10

    Kidney cancer educational conference at VICC set Sept. 10

    Kidney cancer patients, family members, health care providers and members of the public are invited to attend a free educational workshop about the disease to be held at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC). Read More

    Sep 2, 2016

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    New breast cancer driver

    Vanderbilt investigators have demonstrated that a certain protein complex drives tumor progression in aggressive breast cancers. Read More

    Aug 26, 2016

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    VUMC Recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review for Oncology Program

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been named to the 2016 Becker’s Hospital Review list of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs. The annual list recognizes organizations leading the nation in cancer care. Read More

    Aug 22, 2016