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COVID-19 Alert for Cancer Patients

The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is following the COVID-19 pandemic closely and taking steps to protect our patients and our staff. Please be assured that we are here for you.

*Updated September 11, 2020*

We will be diligently updating information on a regular basis for specific diseases and conditions.

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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 51 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.

National Black Family Cancer Awareness Week is call to action

Leaders from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center are supporting a new event to raise awareness about how African Americans can move from the periphery of cancer treatment advancements to the center stage.

Christine Lovly 2021 recipient of the ECOG-ACRIN Young Investigator Award

Christine Lovly, MD, PhD, is the recipient of the 2021 ECOG-ACRIN Young Investigator Award, a major recognition of research excellence.

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center calls for action to get cancer-preventing HPV vaccination back on track

A significant reduction in annual well visits and immunizations during the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a vaccination gap among U.S. children and adolescents.

Vanderbilt mourns the passing of Pierre Massion

Pierre Massion, MD, an internationally known expert on early detection and prevention strategies for lung cancer, died April 4.

Study revises understanding of cancer metabolism

Tumors consume glucose at high rates, but a team of Vanderbilt researchers has discovered that cancer cells themselves are not the culprit.

Personalized Structural Biology aids cancer treatment decisions

Cancer specialists at VUMC, in partnership with biochemists and structural biologists across the VU campus, are taking “personalized” cancer therapy to a new level.