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 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. 

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.

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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.

Featured Events

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Sep
13
VICC Seminar Series: Steve Patierno, PhD

13 September 2018

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Sep
20
VICC Seminar Series: Elizabeth Mittendorf, MD PhD

20 September 2018

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27
VICC Seminar Series: Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH

27 September 2018

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11
VICC Seminar Series: Senthil Muthuswamy, PhD

11 October 2018