Kim Sandler Archives
Sandler named co-chair of ACR’s Lung Cancer Screening Steering Committee
Mar. 30, 2023—Vanderbilt's Kim Sandler, MD, has been named co-chair of the Lung Cancer Screening Steering Committee for the American College of Radiology.
Event set to make lung cancer screening more accessible
Oct. 20, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is making the lung cancer screening more convenient with weekend appointments from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks
Study shows benefit of scheduling lung screens with mammograms
Jun. 23, 2021—Women who are longtime smokers could potentially save their lives by undergoing lung screens on the same day they schedule mammograms, according to a study by Vanderbilt researchers published in the Journal of Medical Screening.
Vanderbilt research played key role in new lung screen guidelines
Mar. 18, 2021—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has formally recommended two changes that will nearly double the number of people eligible for lung cancer screening by lowering the age from 55 to 50 and reducing the number of smoking history pack years from 30 to 20.
Criteria for lung cancer screens may be expanded
Jul. 23, 2020—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is recommending two changes that will nearly double the number of people eligible for lung cancer screening by lowering the age from 55 to 50 and reducing the number of smoking history pack years from 30 to 20.
Cancer Center Ambassadors surpass $1 million in grants
Mar. 14, 2019—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Ambassadors surpassed the $1 million mark with the awarding of the group’s latest research grants.
Lung screening program continues to grow
Jan. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) Lung Screening Program for patients at high risk for cancer recently reached a milestone, enrolling more than 700 patients and performing more than 1,000 CT screening examinations.