Author: Tom Wilemon
Jan. 16, 2020—The Tennessee Valley Healthcare System performed its first CAR-T infusion recently at the Veterans Administration hospital in Nashville.
Jan. 16, 2020—According to a statement on behalf of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, there is insufficient evidence to recommend universal genetic testing for BRCA1/2 alone or in combination with multi-gene panels for all breast cancer patients.
Jan. 9, 2020—Ben Ho Park, MD, PhD, has been named interim director of the Division of Hematology and Oncology.
Jan. 9, 2020—An analysis of weight gain occurring from early to middle adulthood indicates that the added weight is associated with multiple health outcomes in later life.
Dec. 12, 2019—Ann Richmond, PhD, Ingram Professor of Cancer Research, is the 2019 recipient of the Society for Leukocyte Biology Legacy Award.
Dec. 5, 2019—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center's Justin Balko, PharmD, PhD, has received a $100,000 research grant from the Mary Kay Foundation.
Nov. 20, 2019—A study published last year offered good news for women with early-stage ER-positive breast cancer who scored at intermediate risk for recurrence. However, a new study finds this conclusion may not directly apply to male patients with the same type of breast cancer
Nov. 14, 2019—VUMC is leading an initiative to establish a streamlined process for collection of family health histories that could set the stage for a standardized system to make the information easily accessible.
Nov. 7, 2019—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is one of three institutions launching the first phase of a collaboration to advance precision oncology through the creation of a clinico-genomic dataset with an international reach.
Nov. 7, 2019—Vivian Weiss, MD, PhD, has been named a 2020 V Scholar and will receive $200,000 from the V Foundation for Cancer Research.