‘Biopsy Queen’ reaches milestone number of procedures
Feb. 9, 2023—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center's Krista Kuhnert-Gainer, ACNP has performed more than 20,000 bone marrow biopsies since 1996.
Cell-free breast cancer “biopsy”
Aug. 11, 2022—The circulating DNA that tumors release is a reliable metric of tumor genomics and can be used to monitor molecular changes in metastatic breast cancer.
Team to develop steerable robotic needle for biopsies
Oct. 26, 2017—Collaboration between a mechanical engineer at Vanderbilt University and a pulmonologist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has resulted in a National Institutes of Health (NIH) R01 grant that will be used to develop a steerable robotic needle to safely biopsy hard-to-reach lung nodules.