breast cancer Archives
Jan. 16, 2017—Tumors cause the intracellular material surrounding them to stiffen. Softening this protective layer could make existing cancer treatments more effective, according to new research.
Sep. 22, 2016—Lymphedema research conducted at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) to better understand patient risk for this chronic condition and treatment responses received recognition at an international conference.
VICC researchers to study reasons for high breast cancer incidence and mortality rates among African-American women
Jul. 6, 2016—A cancer research consortium headed by investigators at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and two other institutions have received $12 million in federal funding to help determine why African-American women die at a higher rate and have more aggressive breast cancer than white women.
Apr. 21, 2016—A targeted therapy for triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), the most aggressive form of breast cancer, has shown potential promise in a recently published study. TNBC is the only type of breast cancer for which there are no currently approved targeted therapies.
Feb. 11, 2016—Pink will be the dominant color in Memorial Gymnasium Sunday, Feb. 14, as the Vanderbilt Commodores Women’s Basketball team participates in the annual Pink Out! game to raise awareness about breast cancer.