Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center Archives
Mar. 16, 2023—Nashville pianist Ed Bazel, founder of The River of Calm music channel, recently played for patients in the waiting room of the Henry-Joyce Cancer Clinic at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.
Eng stresses need for clinical trial support at cancer forum
Mar. 16, 2023—Vanderbilt's Cathy Eng, MD, stressed the need for more patient participation and better funding for clinical trials to improve colorectal cancer treatment and outcomes during the White House Cancer Moonshot Colorectal Cancer Forum.
Osterman named Associate Vice President for Research Informatics
Mar. 9, 2023—Travis Osterman, DO, MS, has been appointed to a new role as Associate Vice President for Research Informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban gift supports breast cancer clinical trials at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
Mar. 7, 2023—Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban have made a generous financial gift to Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in support of clinical trials for new and better therapies for breast cancer.
Eng invited to White House Cancer Moonshot forum
Mar. 2, 2023—Vanderbilt's Cathy Eng, MD, has been invited to participate in the White House Cancer Moonshot Colorectal Cancer Forum.
Breast cancer genetics: new insights
Feb. 16, 2023—Largest genetic study of breast cancer to date identifies 222 genetic risk loci, 137 genes and multiple signaling pathways associated with risk, providing important new insights.
Targeted therapy for neuroendocrine tumors
Feb. 16, 2023—Cancer therapies that target VEGF receptor appear safe and effective for patients with pancreatic and non-pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, meta-analysis of phase 2/3 clinical trials demonstrates.
Patient undergoes novel therapy to treat pancreatic cancer
Feb. 16, 2023—Maudean Armour of Clarksville, Tennessee, is the first patient in Tennessee to undergo intraoperative radiotherapy for pancreatic cancer — a new technology that targets any remaining cancer cells with electrons during surgery.
Tindle authors NCI guidance on treatment of cancer patient who smoke
Feb. 16, 2023—Vanderbilt's Hilary Tindle, MD, MPH, was one of the key contributors to the new Tobacco Control Monograph from the National Cancer Institute.
Patient designs shoes for Coaches vs. Cancer game
Feb. 9, 2023—Vanderbilt patient Jayden Bailey designed a special pair of Nike Air Max shoes for Jerry Stackhouse, coach of the Vanderbilt University men’s basketball team, to wear during the Jan. 24 Coaches vs. Cancer “Suits and Sneakers” basketball game.
‘Biopsy Queen’ reaches milestone number of procedures
Feb. 9, 2023—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center's Krista Kuhnert-Gainer, ACNP has performed more than 20,000 bone marrow biopsies since 1996.
Mark Cuban pharmacy could save billions on prostate cancer, bladder drugs
Feb. 9, 2023—Vanderbilt research found that a new drug company founded by entrepreneur Mark Cuban could save patients $1.29 billion a year based on 2020 Medicare Part D expenditures on just the nine most popular urological drugs.