February 23, 2007

VICC: By the numbers

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At Vanderbilt-Ingram, the human touch is crucial. Here, David Johnson, M.D., chats with breast cancer survivor Janice Ingram. (photo by Francis Gardler)

1993 Year the Cancer Center was established

1995 Year the center received its first NCI designation

2001 Year the center became Tennessee's only designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

7 Number of research programs

$130.5 million Total annual cancer-related NIH funding in 2006

173% Growth in cancer-related NIH funding since 1994

$59.8 million Total NCI funding in 2006

603% Growth in NCI funding since 1994

31,576 Number of new cancer patients since 1993

3,818 Number of new cancer cases in 2005

57,816 Outpatient cancer clinic visits/treatments each year

225,000 Volunteers enrolled in large epidemiologic cohort studies

14 in 5 states Members in Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Affiliate Network