cancer risk Archives
Mar. 17, 2022—A Vanderbilt study found that, among adult patients with HIV, those who have lower counts of certain types of blood cells have a markedly higher risk of developing cancer.
Dec. 16, 2021— by Matt Batcheldor The Vanderbilt Lung Institute is the first location in Tennessee to debut Optellum Virtual Lung Nodule Clinic comprehensive management software that, using artificial intelligence, can identify and track patients at risk for lung cancer — even if they have never been in for a cancer screening. That’s because the Optellum software...
Oct. 21, 2021—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is leading an ambitious project to assess the impact of environmental exposures on cancer risk for people living in Southern states.
Apr. 23, 2020—A team of Vanderbilt researchers constructed polygenic risk scores (PRS) based on genomic variants associated with eight common cancers and concluded they could potentially be used for personalized risk assessments.
Oct. 28, 2019—A diet high in fiber and yogurt is associated with a reduced risk for lung cancer, according to a study by Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers.
Oct. 24, 2019—David Page, MD, former professor of Pathology and Preventive Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, whose work revolutionized the assessment of breast cancer risk, died in Nashville on Thursday, Oct. 17. He was 78.