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International Epidemiology Institute Archives

Cancer prevention and poverty

Mar. 31, 2016—A new epidemiological study supports smoking cessation and avoidance of sedentary lifestyle as cancer prevention measures.

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Low selenium and lung cancer

Aug. 6, 2014—Vanderbilt researchers have found that selenium deficiency may contribute to the racial disparity in lung cancer incidence.

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Cancer Center study snuffs out menthol myths

Mar. 24, 2011—People who smoke mentholated cigarettes are no more likely to develop lung cancer or die from the disease than are smokers of non-mentholated brands, a new study shows.

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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.

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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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