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Cancer Center debuts new radiation oncology device

Jan. 27, 2016—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) has unveiled a new TrueBeam linear accelerator in the Department of Radiation Oncology on the main campus to provide enhanced radiation therapy for patients.

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New faculty: Lisa Kachnic is pioneering advances in radiation therapy

Oct. 22, 2015—New Department of Radiation Oncology Chair Lisa Kachnic wants to make Vanderbilt's program one of the best in the country.

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Radiation Oncology’s Chakravarthy named ASTRO fellow

Oct. 15, 2015—A. Bapsi Chakravarthy, M.D., professor and residency director of Radiation Oncology, has been named a fellow of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). She is one of 17 ASTRO members named to the 2015 class of Fellows.

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Kachnic to join VUMC as new chair of Radiation Oncology

May. 5, 2015—Lisa Kachnic, M.D., professor and chair of Radiation Oncology and associate director of Multidisciplinary Cancer Research at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), and chief of Radiation Oncology at Boston Medical Center (BMC), has been named the new professor and chair of the Vanderbilt Department of Radiation Oncology. She will join the faculty on Sept. 21.

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VICC at Franklin adds new radiation therapy technology

Apr. 30, 2015—The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) at Franklin has added new technology to enhance treatment for patients needing radiation therapy or stereotactic body radiation.

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Grant bolsters Kirschner’s prostate cancer research

Feb. 5, 2015—Austin Kirschner, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Radiation Oncology and Cancer Biology, has received the Urology Care Foundation Research Scholars Award for the study of advanced prostate cancer.

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Radiation Oncology’s Malcolm to step down

Aug. 1, 2014—Arnold Malcolm, M.D., MBA, the Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Radiation Oncology and chair of the department, will retire from his position as the department’s leader on Dec. 31, after serving in this role since August 2010.

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HPV-positive head and neck cancer patients may receive lower radiation dose

Jun. 19, 2014—A new study suggests that lowering the dose of radiation therapy for some head and neck cancer patients may improve outcomes and cause fewer long-term side effects.

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Study to assess tremor after stereotactic radiosurgery

Apr. 24, 2014—Tremor is the most common of all movement disorders and its involuntary nature can hinder an individual’s ability to dress or feed themselves, use a phone or computer, or engage in chores and hobbies.

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Targeting tumor “supply lines”

Dec. 18, 2013—A metabolic enzyme plays a crucial role in vascular development and may be a good target for cancer therapies.

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Shinohara honored by radiation oncology group

Nov. 21, 2013—Eric Shinohara, M.D., MSCI, assistant professor of Radiation Oncology, has been recognized by the Association for Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO) as one of the recipients of the 2013 ARRO Educator of the Year Award.

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Maury Regional, VICC to open Spring Hill facility

Jun. 20, 2013—Maury Regional Medical Center (MRMC) and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) have joined forces to open a new radiation oncology treatment center for cancer patients in Spring Hill, Tenn.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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VUMC campus

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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