Jan. 10, 2006—Researchers at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center have uncovered a clue to explain the invasive nature of an aggressive kind of brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme, or gliomas, and their findings are published in this week's online edition of the journal Oncogene.
Nov. 28, 2005—The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is leading a multi-institutional effort supported by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to identify "molecular signatures" of lung cancer.
Nov. 2, 2005—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first new therapy in almost a decade for pancreas cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States.
Oct. 7, 2005—When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, multiple clinic visits may begin to mount, along with questions that the patient wants answered sooner rather than later.
Sep. 9, 2005—A week after Vanderbilt University began admitting students displaced by Hurricane Katrina, approximately 100 students from Gulf Coast colleges and universities had registered for classes. Vanderbilt Medical Center now has treated more than 70 Gulf Coast evacuees, hospitalizing more than 20, and its LifeFlight reserve helicopter and fixed wing aircraft and their medical teams continue to assist in disaster relief and patient transport out of the region.
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center offering cancer treatment for patients displaced by Hurricane Katrina
Sep. 6, 2005—Cancer patients displaced by Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath who are in Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky and in need of continued treatment can contact the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center for assistance.
Aug. 31, 2005—The value of democracy in today's scientific world, a discussion of why presidentialism is bad for U.S. democracy and the importance of choosing the right doctor are among topics for the fall 2005 "Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box" series.
Aug. 8, 2005—From the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, and from the University of the South to Jack Daniel's Distillery, the cultural, educational and economic engines of southeastern and Middle Tennessee and north and central Alabama will be showcased on the fourth annual Vanderbilt Roads Scholars Tour.
Vanderbilt-Ingram Announces New Research Institute To Focus On Earliest Possible Detection Of Cancers
Jun. 15, 2005— The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center will launch a new research institute, jump-started with a $10 million gift from West Tennessee businessman Jim Ayers, to develop techniques to detect cancers at their earliest, most curable stages, Vanderbilt officials announced today.
Sep. 16, 2004—Vanderbilt University announced today it has crossed the $1 billion mark in gifts and pledges in its multi-year "Shape the Future" campaign and detailed ways in which funds have already been put to use to transform the university and the people it serves.
Active Lifestyle ñ Including Housework and Walking ñ Reduces Risk Of Endometrial Cancer, Researchers Find
Mar. 31, 2004—Women and teen-age girls have yet one more reason to become more physically active ñ reduction of their risk of developing the most common gynecologic malignancy, endometrial cancer, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and its Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center report.
Vanderbilt students put interest in fashion to good use, "Fashion for Cause" raises funds for Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
Mar. 8, 2004—Fashion seems to permeate popular culture these days-be it the trend-setting frocks worn by the characters on the popular HBO series Sex and the City, or the many magazine pages devoted to the red carpet fashion of the recent Academy Awards. To an extent, the Vanderbilt campus is no different.