Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center

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    Photo: Sarcoma research support

    The FTL Sarcoma Fund, in partnership with the T.J. Martell Foundation, recently presented a gift to the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in support of sarcoma research in memory of Warner Music Nashville colleague Lindsay Walleman. Read More

    Apr. 10, 2014

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    Call for artists: ‘Courage Unmasked’

    Sarratt Art Studios and the Sarratt Gallery are partnering with the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center to present “Courage Unmasked 2014.” Read More

    Apr. 4, 2014

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    T.J. Martell Foundation lauds Hiebert’s research

    Scott Hiebert, Ph.D., associate director of Basic Research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), was celebrated for his contributions to cancer research during the 6th Annual Nashville Honors Gala benefiting the T.J. Martell Foundation. Read More

    Mar. 20, 2014

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    A new way to target cancer-driver Ras

    Vanderbilt researchers have discovered small molecules that turn off cancerous Ras signals in a new way. Read More

    Mar. 13, 2014

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    Probing the pathogenesis of leukemia

    A new mouse model reveals gene clusters important in a treatment-resistant form of leukemia. Read More

    Feb. 27, 2014

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    Studies shed new light on breast cancer development

    Rebecca Cook, Ph.D., assistant professor of Cancer Biology, has spent her life trying to understand what makes things grow, from seedlings in soil to tumor cells in the body. Read More

    Feb. 20, 2014

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    Agreement sets stage for enhanced My Cancer Genome

    Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) and GenomOncology have announced an agreement for the exclusive commercial development of a decision support tool based on My Cancer Genome, an online precision cancer medicine knowledge resource for physicians, patients, caregivers and researchers. Read More

    Feb. 13, 2014

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    Photo: Blackhawk visits

    The musical group Blackhawk recently performed for patients at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. The group raises funds for the Cancer Center in honor of former bandmate Van Stephenson, who died from melanoma. Read More

    Feb. 13, 2014

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    VICC debuts lung cancer screening program

    Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center has launched a new lung cancer screening program to provide low-dose CT scans for patients at high risk for the deadly disease. Current or former smokers ages 55 to 74 who have a history of 30 or more pack years of smoking are eligible for the scans. Read More

    Jan. 30, 2014

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    VICC receives $100,000 ovarian cancer research grant

    The Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in partnership with the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and The V Foundation for Cancer Research, has awarded a $100,000 ovarian cancer research grant to the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. Read More

    Jan. 21, 2014

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    Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center receives $100,000 ovarian cancer research grant from Kay Yow Cancer Fund

    L-r: Lawrence Marnett, Mary Geddes Stahlman Professor of Cancer Research; Vanderbilt women’s head basketball coach Melanie Balcomb; Susan Donohoe, executive director of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund; Mayor Karl Dean; Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Director Jennifer Pietenpol; and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Dineo Khabele were on hand for… Read More

    Jan. 21, 2014

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    Targeting tumor “supply lines”

    A metabolic enzyme plays a crucial role in vascular development and may be a good target for cancer therapies. Read More

    Dec. 18, 2013

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    Research climate must be enhanced: NCI director

    The director of the National Cancer Institute, Harold Varmus, M.D., told an overflow crowd at this year’s Orrin Ingram Distinguished Lecture that he is concerned about the climate for discovery research in the United States. Read More

    Dec. 5, 2013

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    Therapeutic target for synovial sarcoma

    Inhibitors of a signaling pathway that is critical to synovial sarcoma tumorigenesis may be useful treatments for this aggressive cancer. Read More

    Nov. 21, 2013

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    Photo: Cancer survivorship celebration

    More than 650 cancer survivors, family members and cancer health care providers attended Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s Cancer Survivorship Celebration earlier this month during a special evening dinner and concert at the Loveless Barn in Nashville. Read More

    Nov. 21, 2013

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    National Cancer Institute director set for Discovery Lecture

    The director of the National Cancer Institute, Harold Varmus, M.D., will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 21. His lecture, “New Directions in Cancer Research,” will begin at 4 p.m. in 208 Light Hall. Read More

    Nov. 14, 2013

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    Family’s support enhances cancer research training

    John F. Brock III, chairman and CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises, his wife, Mary, and their three children have established an endowment to support an oncology fellowship at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. The Brock Family Fellowship will provide financial assistance long into the future for young physicians, postdoctoral students and medical investigators who are furthering their training in cancer research. Read More

    Nov. 14, 2013

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    Breast SPORE lands NCI renewal

    Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s Breast Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) has been awarded a third round of funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Read More

    Nov. 7, 2013

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    VICC debuts new Center for Cancer Targeted Therapies

    Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center leaders formally dedicated the space for the new Center for Cancer Targeted Therapies (CCTT), located in the Infusion Center on the second floor of The Vanderbilt Clinic, at a special ribbon-cutting held during last week’s fall meeting of the Cancer Center’s Board of Overseers. Read More

    Oct. 31, 2013

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    Concert highlights upcoming cancer survivorship celebration

    There are nearly 13 million cancer survivors in the United States thanks to intensive cancer research, improved treatments and cancer support programs. In celebration of cancer survivors and those patients who have passed away from the disease, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, in partnership with Gilda’s Club Nashville, will host the 2013 Cancer Survivorship Celebration. Read More

    Oct. 10, 2013