||Power of a Kind Word at Vanderbilt|
December 10, 2010
Here is proof that you never know what a kind word can do for someone. Columbus Jones puts his whole heart and soul into every interaction with the people who cross his path in life.
||REACH for Cancer Survivorship Program|
August 25, 2010
Vanderbilt has created the REACH for Survivorship Program to meet the unique needs of cancer survivors, regardless of cancer type, age at diagnosis or where treatment was received.
||Your Genome and the Future of Medicine: Tailored to Fit You|
June 16, 2010
What if a genetic biopsy from your cancer can give away the secrets to killing it? What if a computer reading your genetic code could predict an illness before you even show symptoms?
June 15, 2010
Learn about the newest innovations in gynecological surgeries. Robotic surgery, laparoscopic surgery...
June 8, 2010
Michelle Eckland wanted to do something great to honor the memory of her mother. Mo Mantus just wanted to fulfill a dream. Together "Team MO" had a fantastic ride at the Country Music Half Marathon.
||Vanderbilt Celebrates Cancer Survivors|
May 27, 2010
VICC patients, doctors, nurses, and researchers took a few minutes in this fun video to celebrate all those impacted by cancer and those who are dedicated to eliminating cancer.
||Radiation Therapy With Millimeter Precision|
February 7, 2010
New technology in what's known as "stereotactic radiosurgery" can deliver radiation with millimeter precision -- about the width of a fingernail.
||Medical Advances: Insights into Women's Health|
October 7, 2009
What are your risks for breast cancer and heart disease? This 30 minute program will cover these and other health topics important to women. We'll show you the latest in screening technology and how a multidisciplinary approach can provide a personalized treatment plan that's right for you.
||Breast Cancer - Catch It Early|
October 5, 2009
Catch it Early uses juggling and circus arts to entertain and educate the community about cancer and self-exams. Catch It Early is an initiative of Playing By Air Productions under the direction of Jacob Weiss, PhD, with cancer education provided by the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.
||Webcast Focuses on Personalized Medicine|
August 25, 2009
William Pao, M.D., Ph.D., and Jeffrey Sosman, M.D., gave an update on VICC's personalized medicine initiatives during a Patient Power Webcast.
||Cancer Survivorship: Treating More Than the Tumor|
July 28, 2009
Two Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center physicians and a survivor of adolescent cancer discussed the challenges of cancer survivorship during a live webcast of Patient Power with Andrew Schorr.
||Breast Cancer Webcast|
May 26, 2009
VICC's Ingrid Meszoely discusses breast cancer risk on a Patient Power Webcast, “Breast Cancer Risk: What’s Age Got to Do with It?” with host Andrew Schorr.
||Survival Increased with Vaccine for Advanced Prostate Cancer|
April 14, 2009
Long-term data show overall survival of men with advanced prostate is increased with the use of an anti-cancer vaccine. VICC's Dr. Sam Chang discusses this on “Patient Power.”
||Testicular Cancer - Catch It Early|
April 2, 2009
Catch it Early uses juggling and circus arts to entertain and educate the community about cancer and self-exams. Catch It Early is an initiative of Playing By Air Productions, with education provided by VICC.
||Dr. Reid Thompson Performs Brain Surgery, Part 1|
Part 1 of a brief look at brain surgery happening in Vanderbilt Neurosurgical Operating Rooms, with commentary by Dr. Reid Thompson, director of the Vanderbilt Brain Tumor Center.
||Dr. Reid Thompson Performs Brain Surgery, Part 2|
Part 2 of a brief look at brain surgery happening in Vanderbilt Neurosurgical Operating Rooms, with commentary by Dr. Reid Thompson, director of the Vanderbilt Brain Tumor Center.
An introduction to esophageal cancer by Dr. Bill Putnam and a team of doctors and nurses at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. It covers diagnosis, treatment, the surgical process, pain management,and more.
||VICC Surgeon Discusses Senator Kennedy Brain Cancer|
January 21, 2009
On Jan. 20, during an inaugural luncheon, Senator Ted Kennedy, who has brain cancer, suffered a seizure. Dr. Reid Thompson, M.D., director of the Vanderbilt Brain Tumor Center, discussed this during the talk show, “Patient Power.”
||Diagnosing Skin Cancer Without Biopsy|
January 12, 2009
The hand-held non-invasive cancer scanner is an invention that researchers say could radically change how doctors find skin cancer.
December 28, 2008
A story from News Channel 5 in Nashville about how a 4th Grade class from Longview Elementary School raised donations to support Chemo Ducks.
||Songs from the Heart: Concert Highlights|
December 23, 2008
An annual joint venture of VICC and Gilda's Club Nashville, showcasing the fruits of the participants' labor, honoring cancer survivors, family members and professional caregivers in song.
||Songs from the Heart 2008 Workshop and Concert Highlights|
December 23, 2008
Singer songwriter Tricia Walker worked with cancer patients, family members and professional heath care providers.
||Cell Phones and Brain Tumors: Should You Worry?|
Aug. 22, 2008
Webcast with Reid Thompson, M.D., and Ezra Fitz, a 31-year-old VICC patient
||Cancer Patient Advocacy: My Experience with Ron Obenauf, Part 1|
Cancer Patient Advocacy: My Experience with Ron Obenauf, Part 2
June 6, 2008
||Cancer Innovations and Hope Focus of “Medical Advances” TV Series|
March 18, 2008
VICC / WKRN-Channel 2 program highlighting the newest cancer treatments
||Study Hopes to Provide Answers to Chemo Fog|
March 3, 2008
It's a life-saving therapy, but scientists are learning that a persistent problem surfaces in many chemotherapy patients. The problem is chemo brain or chemo fog.
||Math Helps Track Down Cancer Behavior|
Novermber 8, 2007
||Photo Dynamic Therapy for Pre-cancers|
October 22, 2007
The use of photo dynamic therapy for pre-cancers at Vanderbilt Medical Center.
||Pamela Martin, Cancer Biology Lab Manager|
September 28, 2007
Vanderbilt Medical Center's 2007 Commodore Award was presented to Pamela Martin, Lab Manager for Cancer Biology.
||Qi Gong Helps Breast Cancer Survivors|
September 11, 2007
A three thousand year old practice is now helping breast cancer survivors.
||New Surgery Technique for Colon Cancer|
September 11, 2007
Doctors at Vanderbilt Medical Center say a new technique can successfully remove colon cancer with less pain, smaller incisions, and quicker recovery.
||New treatment for skin cancer|
September 11, 2007
About a new cream for superficial basal cell cancer and for pre-cancers.
BMT Survivor Sonny Ray's Story
||Kathy's Story: A Breast Cancer Survivor|
||Pete's Story: A Lung Cancer Survivor|
||Devin's Story: A Childhood Leukemia Survivor|
||Ellie's Story: A Ewings’ Sarcoma Survivor|