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Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center Archives

VICC Cancer Survivorship Celebration set for June 8

May. 21, 2014—Music will set the tone for Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s annual Cancer Survivorship Celebration for patients, friends and families.

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PET probe detects dying tumor cells

May. 8, 2014—A novel PET imaging probe detects tumor cell death in vivo and could be useful for personalizing cancer medicine.

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Photo: Head and neck cancer screening

May. 1, 2014—Sarah Rohde, M.D., assistant professor of Otolaryngology, examines Steve Corbitt for signs of head and neck cancer. Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and the Vanderbilt Department of Otolaryngology held the annual head and neck cancer screening event April 25. During the free and fast exams, physicians inspect the mouth and throat and check the neck for abnormalities...

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Potential mechanism for myeloma drug’s variable toxicity

Apr. 30, 2014—A genetic variant is associated with toxicity of the chemotherapy drug melphalan, and could guide individualized dosing for the medication.

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VICC debuts novel neuroendocrine tumor treatment

Apr. 24, 2014—A retired elementary school principal has become the first patient at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center to receive an investigational cancer therapy for the treatment of his neuroendocrine tumor.

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VICC research takes center stage at national meeting

Apr. 24, 2014—Research led by Joan Garrett, Ph.D., research instructor in Hematology/Oncology, reveals a molecular mechanism that may explain why some forms of breast cancer become resistant to therapy.

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VICC’s Arteaga assumes presidency of AACR

Apr. 17, 2014—Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D., professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology and Donna S. Hall Professor of Breast Cancer Research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), assumed the presidency of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) for 2014-2015 during the group’s annual meeting last week in San Diego.

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Free head and neck cancer screening event set for April 25

Apr. 17, 2014—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and the Vanderbilt Department of Otolaryngology will hold the annual head and neck cancer screening event Friday, April 25, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The screenings are free, open to the public and require no appointment.

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Photo: In good hands

Apr. 10, 2014—The Allstate WBCA Good Works Team partnered with the Kay Yow Cancer Fund to distribute wellness kits to patients at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center this week to celebrate the NCAA Division 1 Women’s Basketball Championship held in Nashville.

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Photo: Sarcoma research support

Apr. 10, 2014—The FTL Sarcoma Fund, in partnership with the T.J. Martell Foundation, recently presented a gift to the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in support of sarcoma research in memory of Warner Music Nashville colleague Lindsay Walleman.

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T.J. Martell Foundation lauds Hiebert’s research

Mar. 20, 2014—Scott Hiebert, Ph.D., associate director of Basic Research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), was celebrated for his contributions to cancer research during the 6th Annual Nashville Honors Gala benefiting the T.J. Martell Foundation.

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A new way to target cancer-driver Ras

Mar. 13, 2014—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered small molecules that turn off cancerous Ras signals in a new way.

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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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