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cancer in genetic code Research summit to highlight genitourinary cancer advances
Some of the nation’s leading genitourinary cancer physicians will speak about the latest advances in care at an OncLive State of the Science Summit held in collaboration with Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.
Thursday, October 24th, 2019
Effort seeks to enhance cancer screening for Hispanic/Latina women Effort seeks to enhance cancer screening for Hispanic/Latina women
Providing access to a culturally appropriate community health worker during breast cancer screenings may impact elements of patient care and satisfaction among Hispanic/Latina women.
Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
teal ovarian cancer awareness ribbon Fashion event to help support ovarian cancer research
Vanderbilt Health physicians will be among the runway models during the 7th Annual T.J. Martell Foundation Chic Awearness on Sept.
Friday, September 6th, 2019
hpv graphic Symposium explores prevention of HPV-associated cancers
Physicians and researchers from across the country came to the Vanderbilt Symposium on HPV Infections and Associated Cancers on March 1 to discuss screening and prevention strategies for the human papillomavirus (HPV).
Friday, March 15th, 2019
hpv graphic HPV Symposium Set For March 1
Vanderbilt University Medical Center will host an educational symposium on human papillomavirus (HPV) and associated cancers on Friday, March 1.
Monday, February 4th, 2019
ovarian cancer ribbon Chic Awearness event supports VUMC ovarian cancer research
The T.J. Martell Foundation’s 6th Annual Chic Awearness fundraising event that supports ovarian cancer research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) will be held Monday, Sept.
Friday, September 21st, 2018
Latino faith leaders gather to discuss health needs in their community Latino faith leaders gather to discuss health needs in their community
Nearly 50 faith leaders from at least 20 Latino churches gathered at the Coleman Park Community Center on July 14, 2018, for the Faith and Health Collaborative’s Breakfast with Pastors.
Friday, August 3rd, 2018
Ingrid Mayer VICC breast cancer leaders named Komen Scholars
Ingrid Mayer, MD, MSCI, Ingram Professor of Cancer Research and leader of the Breast Cancer Research Program, has been named a Komen Scholar for her leadership in breast cancer research. She is joined by Wayne Dornan, PhD, a patient research advocate at VICC, who will serve on the Advocates in Science Steering Committee for Susan G. Komen.
Friday, April 13th, 2018
V icon VICC to host neurofibromatosis event April 21
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) will host a special event for patients and families affected by neurofibromatosis (NF), a genetic disorder that can cause tumors in the nervous system. The Neurofibromatosis Patient and Family Symposium will be held Saturday, April 21, 9 a.m.
Thursday, April 5th, 2018
MVTCP logo Research conducted by medical students recognized at events
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Meharry Medical College and Tennessee State University Cancer Partnership recently hosted the 2018 annual retreat and poster contest, “Health Disparities in Cancer Immunology & Immune Therapy.”
Monday, March 12th, 2018
Precision medicine already changing cancer treatment strategies Precision medicine already changing cancer treatment strategies
The ability to test patients’ cancers for individual differences, mainly at the genetic level, and to make treatment decisions based on those differences is the hallmark of precision medicine, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is among the leaders of this new approach to diagnosis and treatment. “Nationwide we’re seeing great promise with this approach […]
Thursday, May 26th, 2016
Public invited to learn about VICC precision cancer medicine Public invited to learn about VICC precision cancer medicine
Leading cancer investigators from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center will unveil the latest in cancer research during an upcoming community event. “Precision Medicine in Cancer: At the Crossroads of Research and Treatment for Patients” will be held Tuesday, May 10, from 5:
Friday, April 29th, 2016