News: Anne Washburn

Washburn Wins Sisters Network Award

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Anne Washburn, M.P.H., associate director of Patient and Community Education for Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, will receive an award for her support of the Sisters Network Inc. The group is a national survivorship organization committed to increasing local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African-American community. Washburn will be honored […]

April is National Minority Health Month

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

While one in three Americans will develop some form of cancer according to the National Cancer Institute’s Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, it is the number one cause of death for many racial and ethnic minorities in the U.S.  Health disparities have been defined by the differences in health conditions among specific populations, and […]