News: Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital

When Childhood Cancer Survivors Have Children

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

A large, retrospective study of the children of childhood cancer survivors who were treated with radiation therapy and/or some forms of chemotherapy found that the offspring do not have an increased risk for birth defects compared to children of cancer survivors who did not receive these treatments. The findings provide reassurance that increased risks of […]

Predators Game to Benefit Childhood Cancer Program

Friday, October 14th, 2011

The Nashville Predators will once again join the fight against childhood cancer when they hit the ice Thursday, Oct. 27. A portion of the proceeds from the Predators game against the Tampa Bay Lightning will benefit the Vanderbilt Childhood Cancer Program. A silent auction during the 7 p.m. game at Bridgestone Arena also will benefit […]

Childhood Cancer Awareness Events for 2010

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Every year, the Tennessee Cancer Coalition’s Childhood Action Team and childhood cancer organizations across the state join together to compile a list of activities. Check them out here.