Partners in Discovery
Partners in Discovery
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is at the forefront of new discoveries that help us prevent, find, treat, manage and cure cancer. But we can't make these discoveries alone. Our patients, caregivers, community leaders, donors, volunteers, and educators contribute their insight, time, and passion to advancing the discoveries that lead us closer to a cure.
No matter how cancer has touched your life, you are a key partner in our efforts to save lives and improve the quality of life for those with cancer.
Harnessing the power of
science for our patients
Our doctors and researchers are turning today's
scientific discoveries into tomorrow's treatments.
Learn more about our research programs and initiatives.
Proven Track Record
A leader in research, innovation and treatment. We are one of 49 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, dedicated to an integrated and patient-focused approach.
Patients, Partners, Progress
Our patients and families are our most important partners in discovery – and the motivation behind our efforts to advance research and improve cancer care.
Read their stories from Momentum magazine.
Cancer Center News
Latest news about our research, patient care programs, outreach and educational events.
Hyundai Hope on Wheels keeps cancer research support rolling
Debra Friedman, MD, director of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, has been awarded a $100,000 Hyundai Hope on Wheels Impact Award. The grant was celebrated in a “handprint ceremony” with Hyundai representatives on June 12.
Lung cancer patients and advocates visit VUMC research labs
A group of young lung cancer patients and their family members recently toured research laboratories to learn how investigators are working to find better therapies and possibly a cure for the disease.
$8.1 million grant funds new center to research highly aggressive form of lung cancer
The grant from the National Cancer Institute, establishes a research center for advancing the understanding and treatment of small cell lung cancer. Vito Quaranta, M.D., will direct the new center.
Study: Lung cancer risk drops within five years of quitting smoking
The risk of lung cancer drops substantially within five years of quitting, according to a recent study by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
New method to thwart false positives in CT-lung cancer screening
A new technology may allow doctors to better distinguish benign from malignant lung nodules in CT-based lung cancer screening.
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