breast cancer

Drivers of breast cancer metastasis

Signaling through a complex of proteins called mTORC2 plays a role in breast cancer migration, invasion and metastasis, Vanderbilt researchers reported.

Arteaga to direct UT Southwestern cancer center

Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D., director of the Center for Cancer Targeted Therapies (C2T2), director of the Breast Cancer Research Program and associate director for Clinical Research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), has been named director of the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center and associate dean of Oncology Programs at the UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

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STINGing combination for cancer

A novel immunotherapy combination induced remarkable regression of tumors in a mouse model of head and neck cancer.

VICC experts to discuss high risk breast cancer at free seminar June 6

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), in collaboration with the Hereditary Cancer Program and the Vanderbilt Breast Center, is hosting a free seminar, “Are You at High Risk for Breast Cancer?”

Study examines new breast cancer drug combination

A study led by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) investigators suggests a drug combination which includes a PDK1 protein blocker may be more effective for breast cancer that has become resistant to cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK4/6) targeted therapy.

Horn to lead lung cancer combination therapy trial

Leora Horn, M.D., M.Sc., associate professor of Medicine and clinical director of the Thoracic Oncology Program at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), has been selected to lead a clinical research trial of combination therapy using two targeted drugs for the treatment of a specific form of lung cancer.

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