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yogurt High fiber, yogurt diet associated with lower lung cancer risk
A diet high in fiber and yogurt is associated with a reduced risk for lung cancer, according to a study by Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers.
Monday, October 28th, 2019
lung cancer metastasis Clinical study tests drug that may prevent cancer metastasis
A clinical study of a drug that may block cancer metastasis is currently enrolling patients at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.
Thursday, July 11th, 2019
African American patient with doctor Health disparity for blacks exists within lung screening guidelines
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines that determine which smokers qualify for CT scans exclude significant numbers of African Americans who develop lung cancer, a health disparity that merits modifications to lung cancer screening criteria, according to a study from Vanderbilt researchers.
Saturday, June 29th, 2019
Lung cancer Combination therapy improves small-cell lung cancer survival
Patients who received atezolizumab in addition to standard chemotherapy lived two months longer than those treated with chemotherapy alone, according to a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Friday, October 26th, 2018
medical samples Liquid biopsies help reveal lung cancer mutations

Cancer investigators led by researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center have co-developed a liquid biopsy blood-based assay used to identify specific gene mutations associated with the development or relapse of small-cell lung cancer (SCLC)

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
Horn to lead lung cancer combination therapy trial Horn to lead lung cancer combination therapy trial
Leora Horn, M.D., M.
Sunday, April 2nd, 2017
lung cancer VICC trial putting lung cancer therapy to the test
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) is leading a Phase 3 global trial of a cancer therapy that was initially tested and validated in a VICC research laboratory. One of the first patients treated with the therapy came to VICC after a bump on the head led to an unexpected cancer diagnosis. That head injury may have […]
Thursday, October 20th, 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