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Songwriting aids palliative care nurse in cancer fight

Nov. 15, 2018—Megan Palmer, RN, a nurse in the Palliative Care Unit at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, wears many hats, but she never imagined writing a song about a perfect Stetson cowboy hat would hold such powerful meaning in her life.

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Songs from the Heart concert set for Sept. 9

Aug. 11, 2016—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s (VICC) 10th annual Songs from the Heart concert will be held Friday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m., in the Vanderbilt University Student Life Center Ballroom, 310 25th Ave. South.

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Songs from the Heart cancer event set for Sept. 26

Aug. 27, 2015—Cancer affects many families, and patients and their relatives often struggle with an effective way to describe their feelings about the illness and its aftermath.

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Dietitian and friends donate chemo care bags to VICC patients

May. 28, 2015—A Nashville-based dietitian who lost her mother to cancer is using the power of social media to raise funds for chemo care bags for cancer patients.

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Gilda’s Club Nashville honors VICC’s Martin

Sep. 4, 2014—Longtime patient advocate and breast cancer survivor Pam Martin is the 2014 recipient of the Nancy Saturn Award of Inspiration from Gilda’s Club Nashville, an affiliate of the Cancer Support Community.

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Budding songwriters needed for Songs from the Heart Concert

May. 2, 2013—Cancer patients, family members and cancer health care workers all have a story to tell. Those who want to share their stories through music are invited to enroll in a songwriting workshop for the upcoming May 17 Songs from the Heart Concert. The annual songwriting workshop and concert is sponsored by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and...

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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