Researchers in the schools of engineering and medicine are exploring the use of Raman spectroscopy for early detection of HPV-related cancers of the throat in order to reduce the need for biopsies and to offer less intensive therapies.
News: December, 2018
A recent study shows that a cell receptor, SSTR2, is a candidate biomarker for poor prognosis and a potential therapeutic target for small cell lung cancer.
Patient Joe Lofaro credits the teamwork of Nishitha Reddy, MBBS, MSCI, and other clinicians at VUMC for diagnosing him with the rare blood cancer Erdheim-Chester disease.
As this year’s chair of the VICC Ambassadors, Ashley Larcinese, is driven by her experiences to see that research is funded at VICC.