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Vanderbilt-Ingram Announces New Research Institute To Focus On Earliest Possible Detection Of Cancers

Jun. 15, 2005— The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center will launch a new research institute, jump-started with a $10 million gift from West Tennessee businessman Jim Ayers, to develop techniques to detect cancers at their earliest, most curable stages, Vanderbilt officials announced today.

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Obesity and atherosclerosis medications could cause increased risk

Feb. 2, 2004—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers have provided the first evidence that activation of a particular cellular receptor dramatically increases the development of precancerous polyps in the intestine.

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Protein Profile Predicts Prognosis in Lung Cancer Patients

Aug. 7, 2003—Researchers have moved a step closer to finding a "molecular fingerprint" of an individual's cancer.

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Migratory ability of cancer cells examined

Jun. 23, 2003—Researchers are working to understand the process of how cancer cells develop the ability to migrate from their original location, settle and begin growing in another distant organ.

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Vanderbilt-Ingram researchers speak to world at national cancer conference

Jun. 12, 2003—A team of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center physician-scientists gathered with their colleagues here earlier this week to hear, discuss and present some of the latest advances in care for patients with cancer.

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VICC offers new light therapy for esophageal, lung cancers

Jun. 4, 2003—The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is now offering a technique that uses a light-activated drug to help restore the ability to swallow in patients whose esophagus is blocked by cancer.

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Vanderbilt-Ingram begins enrolling current, former smokers in National Lung Cancer Screening Trial

Apr. 2, 2003—Current and former smokers are needed for a new study to determine if screening people with either spiral computerized tomography (CT) or chest X-ray before they have symptoms can reduce deaths from lung cancer.

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