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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.

Holowatyj named chair of scientific advisory board for ACPMP Research Foundation

Andreana Holowatyj, PhD, MSCI, has been named the inaugural chair of the scientific advisory board for the Appendix Cancer Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Research Foundation.

VIGH, VICC establish cancer research program in Zambia

VUMC and the University of Zambia are partnering on a program to develop a cadre of researchers and educators to lead cancer epidemiology research and training in Zambia and to encourage U.S.-based researchers to engage in cancer research in low- and middle-income countries.

Researchers find potential new target against colorectal cancer

Researchers at VUMC have discovered a potential new target in the fight against colorectal cancer, the nation’s third most common malignancy and, the second leading cancer killer.

VUMC’s Solórzano elected president-elect of AAES

Carmen Solórzano, MD, has been elected president-elect of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons.

Park named director of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Ben Ho Park, MD, PhD, Cornelius Abernathy Craig Professor of Medicine, and deputy director of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, has been named the center’s new director.

Pietenpol named chief scientific and strategy officer

Jennifer Pietenpol, PhD, is stepping down from her long-held role as the Cancer Center’s director to focus on a combined leadership role for VUMC as chief scientific and strategy officer.