Cancer research and education agreement announced between Baptist Memorial Health Care and Vanderbilt University
Oct. 29, 2012—Executives with Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation in Memphis, Tenn., and Vanderbilt University Medical Center today announced an academic affiliation agreement — paving the way for new clinical research and academic education opportunities that are designed to enhance cancer programs. The new affiliation establishes a framework for collaborative oncology initiatives between Baptist Cancer Center and...
Oct. 18, 2012—The 10th floor of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Critical Care Tower, housing a new myelosuppression unit, will open Oct. 27. The Critical Care Tower, an 11-story, 329,000-square-foot addition to Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH), originally opened in 2009 with 12 operating rooms and three patient care units. Four floors were shelled for future growth, and the...
Sep. 20, 2012—LaManda Watson, left, receives a Team Vanderbilt T-shirt from Elizabeth Wilson for participating in the Fall Cancer Walks signup event held recently. Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is sponsoring at least eight cancer walks this fall. For more information and to register online, visit www.viccfallwalks.org.
Aug. 30, 2012—Racial differences exist in quality surgical care, new research from VICC finds.
Aug. 16, 2012—A new tool to observe cell behavior has revealed surprising clues about how cancer cells respond to therapy, and may offer a way to further refine personalized cancer treatments.