News: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Matrisian Accepts Role with Cancer Group

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Lynn Matrisian, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Cancer Biology and Ingram Distinguished Professor of Cancer Research, will leave her Vanderbilt post at the end of the year to accept the newly-created position as vice president of Research and Medical Affairs at the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, based in Manhattan Beach, Calif. Harold […]

Symposium to Focus on Pancreatic Cancer

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Vanderbilt cancer experts are coordinating with pancreatic cancer awareness groups throughout November to shine a spotlight on this devastating disease. Nov. 4-7, Tennessee’s state Capitol will be lit with a purple glow as part of the “Paint Nashville Purple” event launched by a support organization called Linda’s Hope. Vanderbilt physicians who treat pancreatic cancer will […]

Berlin Named to Pancreatic Society Post

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Jordan Berlin, M.D., associate professor of Medicine and clinical director of GI Oncology for Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, has been named incoming chair of the Medical Advisory Council for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCan). The nonprofit organization is dedicated to raising awareness about pancreatic cancer, increasing research funding and providing support for patients and their […]