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Skin cancer risks higher for soldiers serving abroad

Sep. 11, 2014—Soldiers deployed to tropical and sunny climates are coming home with increased risk factors for a threat far from the battlefield: skin cancer.

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VUCast: New Show Shines!

Oct. 11, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: The Vanderbilt connection to the new TV hit Nashville! How your smartphone could start saving lives. How music is going to the HEART of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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VUCast Newscast: Emotional battle: How Vanderbilt is helping troops get mental help

Jan. 20, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Emotional Battle: how Vanderbilt is helping returning troops get mental help Why women make better politicians  See why the country’s smartest kids are flocking to Vanderbilt years before they enter college!  

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Vanderbilt physicians find answers to medical health mystery attacking returning service men and women

Jul. 30, 2010—What happens when significant breathing problems attack military men and women returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and there is no medical explanation as to why? This is a story about dedicated military people and Vanderbilt University doctors who believed these men and women deserved some answers.

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VUCast: Helping troops fight a medical mystery and a Dore hits the small screen

Jul. 30, 2010—VUCast: Vanderbilt doctors uncover why troops are returning from the Middle East with a mysterious breathing problem. Plus, why Peabody is offering a unique new master’s program for free.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Sharon Seibert is among the more than 5,000 patients who have received a stem cell transplant at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, which has one of the best survival rates in the nation and is at the forefront of new cellular therapies.

Momentum

Sharon Seibert is among the more than 5,000 patients who have received a stem cell transplant at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, which has one of the best survival rates in the nation and is at the forefront of new cellular therapies.

The first few minutes of Charlie’s life were a blur, as a team of doctors and nurses at VUMC worked to resuscitate him and stabilize his heart rate. He was then transferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Hope

The first few minutes of Charlie’s life were a blur, as a team of doctors and nurses at VUMC worked to resuscitate him and stabilize his heart rate. He was then transferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Tucked away in a Vanderbilt conference room, 36 adults huddle over Lego pieces. Eleven teams have been assigned to assemble multicolored Legos using the written directions included in the packet. The result should be a Frankenstein figure.

Vanderbilt Nurse

Tucked away in a Vanderbilt conference room, 36 adults huddle over Lego pieces. Eleven teams have been assigned to assemble multicolored Legos using the written directions included in the packet. The result should be a Frankenstein figure.

Marissa Benchea has CF, and she is one of hundreds of thousands of adults not only surviving but thriving with a chronic childhood disease.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Marissa Benchea has CF, and she is one of hundreds of thousands of adults not only surviving but thriving with a chronic childhood disease.

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