(photo by Joe Howell)
Who We Are
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) is a leader in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The center’s world-renowned team of experts provides an integrated, personalized and patient-centered approach to cancer care, including treatment, research, support, education and outreach. From a wide variety of wellness programs to a leading REACH for Survivorship Clinic, patients find support from diagnosis through survivorship. VICC is a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of just two centers in Tennessee and 41 in the country to earn this highest distinction, and ranks in the top 10 nationwide for cancer research grant support.
Built on a long-standing legacy that includes the work of Nobel laureates Stanley Cohen and Earl Sutherland, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is focused on improving outcomes for all individuals diagnosed with cancer through collaboration and scientific innovation. Our work includes basic, translational and population-based research, cancer prevention and control, precision cancer treatment and breakthrough clinical trials, as well as community outreach, education and service.
Mission, Vision and Values
To alleviate cancer death and suffering through pioneering research; innovative, patient-centered care; and evidence-based prevention, education and community activities.
To be the preeminent cancer center in the Southeast and a recognized leader, nationally and globally, in the effort to prevent and treat cancers.
- Discovery and Innovation
- Impact and Translation
- Relationships and Collaboration
- Service and Compassion