appendiceal cancer Archives
Study finds inherited link to appendix cancer
Nov. 11, 2022—A Vanderbilt study is the first to show inherited risk factors for appendiceal cancer.
Holowatyj named chair of scientific advisory board for ACPMP Research Foundation
Jul. 15, 2022—Vanderbilt's Andreana Holowatyj, PhD, MSCI, has been named the inaugural chair of the scientific advisory board for the Appendix Cancer Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Research Foundation.
New fund supports appendiceal cancer research
Jan. 27, 2022— by Tom Wilemon The newly established Dalton Family Foundation Appendix Cancer Research Fund will support investigations by the Division of Epidemiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center to better understand this rare malignancy. An initial grant from the Dalton Family Foundation will fund the work of Andreana Holowatyj, PhD, MSCI, assistant professor of Medicine, and...
Study reveals distinct genomic landscape for young adults with appendiceal cancer
Dec. 17, 2020—The first study to compare molecular landscapes of early-onset and late-onset appendiceal cancer has revealed distinct non-silent mutations in the tumors of younger patients, setting the stage for the development of potential therapeutic advances for this rare disease.
Appendix cancer survival in young patients varies by race: study
Aug. 6, 2020—The first study of appendiceal cancer patterns and survival by race/ethnicity among patients younger than 50 in the U.S. showed survival disparities.