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Support Groups

Caring For The Caregiver
WHO: Open to families of cancer patients with all types of cancers
WHEN: Every Friday, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
WHERE: The Vanderbilt Clinic, Conference Room 2701 (across the hall from the Stem Cell Transplant Clinic
CONTACT: For more information, call: Linda Hudson (615) 343-6546 or Kelly Owens (615) 322-4887

VICC toll-free number 1-877-936-8422

Workshops

writing.jpgExpress Yourself: Creative Writing Series
Tuesdays 12 - 2 p.m., lunchwill be provided.
First series: 9/8, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29
Second series: 10/20, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10, 11/17
Attendance to all workshops is highly encouraged.

This program is for anyone impacted by cancer who is interested in learning and exploring expressive writing. The program is free, regardless of where cancer care is received, and no experience is required.

For more information or to register, please call 615-322-9799 or email: allison.schaffer@vanderbilt.edu.


Health Practitioners Creative Writing Workshop
First series: Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 pm, light dinner will be provided. 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30
Second series: Thursdays 6:30-8:00 pm, light dinner will be provided. 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19
Attendance to all workshops in the series is highly encouraged.

This program is for healthcare providers working in cancer and/or impacted by cancer who are interested in learning and exploring expressive writing.  The program is free, regardless of where employed, and no experience is required.   For more information or to register, please call 615-322-9799 or email: allison.schaffer@vanderbilt.edu.
 

Cancer Center Events

Upcoming Seminars and Lectures

 
Friday, September 4

Molecular Tumor Board
“Novel EGFR rearrangements as a therapeutic target in lung cancer”
Christine M. Lovly, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology
Jean-Nicolas Gallant, Pre-doctoral Trainee, Lovly Laboratory
12 p.m.
898-J Preston Research Building
Sponsor: VICC Center for Cancer Targeted Therapies and Innovative Translational Research Shared Resource (Hosted by: Kimberly Dahlman, Ph.D., and Carlos Arteaga, M.D.)


Tuesday, September 8

"Managing an Online Scholarly Presence"
Edward Warga, Morgan Daniels, Jean and Alexander Heard Library
9/8/2015 12-1 p.m.
2525 West End Ave, 6th Floor Boardroom


Friday, September 18, 2015

“Progress and Challenges in the Treatment of Lung Cancer”
Karen Reckamp, M.D., Associate Professor, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
12 pm
898-J Preston Research Building
Sponsor: VICC Center for Cancer Targeted Therapies ViP Seminar Series (Hosts: Kim Rathmell, M.D., Ph.D. and Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D.)


Friday, September 25, 2015

“Unleashing the Immune System to Fight Breast Cancer”
Leisha A. Emens, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Oncology; Member, Tumor Immunology Research Program; Johns Hopkins University Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
12 pm
898-J Preston Research Building
Sponsor: VICC Center for Cancer Targeted Therapies Seminar Series (Host: Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D.)