cancer moonshot Archives
Dec. 14, 2021—Vanderbilt research has revealed some of the mechanisms by which polyps develop into colorectal cancer, setting the framework for improved surveillance for the cancer utilizing precision medicine.
Nov. 14, 2019—VUMC is leading an initiative to establish a streamlined process for collection of family health histories that could set the stage for a standardized system to make the information easily accessible.
Sep. 27, 2018—A trans-institutional team of researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University has received an $11 million Cancer Moonshot grant to build a single-cell resolution atlas to map out the routes that benign colonic polyps take to progress to colorectal cancer, the third most common cancer among both men and women in the United States.
Sep. 9, 2016—As part of the national Cancer Moonshot initiative, a Blue Ribbon Panel (BRP) of cancer leaders, including four from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, has delivered a series of recommendations to accelerate the pace of cancer prevention efforts and scientific discovery.