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Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center Archives

Moses receives AACR’s lifetime achievement in research award

Apr. 11, 2013—Harold L. (Hal) Moses, M.D., professor of Medicine and Pathology, acting chair of Cancer Biology and director emeritus of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), has received the 10th annual American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research.

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Cancer studies reveal new genetic variants

Apr. 4, 2013—The future of cancer is becoming clearer. And it’s not looking so good for cancer.

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Nobel laureate Hartwell set for Discovery Lecture

Apr. 4, 2013—Nobel laureate Lee Hartwell, Ph.D., will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, April 11.

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VU’s Arteaga to lead American Association for Cancer Research

Apr. 4, 2013—Carlos Arteaga, M.D., professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology at Vanderbilt, has been elected president-elect of the American Association for Cancer Research for 2013-2014.

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Moses named to inaugural class of AACR fellows

Mar. 28, 2013—Harold L. (Hal) Moses, M.D., professor and acting chair of Cancer Biology and professor of Medicine and Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, has been named to the first class of the Fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Academy.

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Foundation lauds graduate student’s melanoma research

Mar. 28, 2013—Katherine Hutchinson, a third-year graduate student in Cancer Biology at Vanderbilt University, has won a $10,000 Research Scholar Award from the Joanna M. Nicolay Melanoma Foundation.

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VU to serve as host site for ACS cancer prevention study

Mar. 28, 2013—Most cancers are sporadic, which means that physicians don’t have enough clues to determine what caused an individual’s disease.

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Study finds high soy diet before lung cancer diagnosis improves survival

Mar. 26, 2013—A new study by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Shanghai Cancer Institute found women who ate more soy food prior to a diagnosis of lung cancer lived longer than those who consumed less. The study, conducted in Shanghai, China, was published in the March 25 issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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Breast cancer study explores therapy to slow recurrence

Mar. 21, 2013—Many patients with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) have recurrence of their disease after an initial response to chemotherapy because the cancer cells have become resistant to treatment. TNBC has a lower survival rate because of this pattern of resistance and there are no targeted agents to treat this form of breast cancer.

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Patient’s cancer journey inspires fund for research

Mar. 21, 2013—There’s a long list of Vanderbilt faculty and staff who made an impact on Terri and Steve Voland when Steve was treated at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center for a rare type of cancer in his neck and spine.

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Study offers insights into gastric cancer prevention

Feb. 28, 2013—Gastric cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death worldwide, with a particular burden in Latin America and eastern Asia.

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Vaccination key to preventing HPV-related cancers

Feb. 28, 2013—Vaccinating young males and females against several types of human papillomavirus (HPV) could dramatically reduce the incidence of HPV-related cancers worldwide, according to Douglas Lowy, M.D., deputy director of the National Cancer Institute.

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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.

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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.

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

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