surgical oncology Archives
Immune landscape in adrenal cancer
Dec. 14, 2021—The profile of immune-related gene expression and tumor-infiltrating immune cells in adrenocortical cancer suggests targets for new treatment strategies.
New Clinician Spotlight: Kelly Hewitt
Dec. 8, 2021—Kelly Hewitt, MD, recently joined the Division of Surgical Oncology after being recruited from St. Charles Health System in Bend, Oregon, where she served as medical director of the Breast Program.
Solórzano named chair of Department of Surgery
May. 2, 2019—Carmen Solórzano, MD, professor of Surgery and chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery, has been named chair of Vanderbilt’s Department of Surgery.
It’s all about the patient for surgical oncologist Solórzano
Oct. 5, 2017—Surgical oncologist Carmen Solórzano, M.D., senses she has a reputation for being tough on residents. It doesn’t bother her.
Early drivers of gastric cancer
Aug. 8, 2017—Using bioinformatics approaches, Vanderbilt investigators have identified gene expression networks that are deregulated in mouse and human stomach cancers.
Solórzano named chief of Surgical Oncology, Endocrine Surgery
Jan. 21, 2016—Carmen Solórzano, M.D., professor of Surgery and director of the Endocrine Surgery Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), has been named chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery in the Department of Surgery.
Stomach cancer cues
Aug. 6, 2015—Vanderbilt scientists have discovered a new molecular mechanism that promotes stomach cancer development, findings that could provide new opportunities for treatment.
Enzyme counters stomach acid attack
Sep. 11, 2012—Dysfunction or loss of an “antioxidant” enzyme may lead to higher risk for esophageal cancer in patients with gastric reflux disease.