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News: September, 2019

Effort seeks to enhance cancer screening for Hispanic/Latina women

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Providing access to a culturally appropriate community health worker during breast cancer screenings may impact elements of patient care and satisfaction among Hispanic/Latina women.

New telehealth initiative aims to enhance cancer care in rural areas

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

VUMC is leading an effort to improve cancer care in rural areas with a telehealth initiative supported with a $3.3 million grant from the National Cancer Institute.

Potential prostate cancer biomarkers

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

An analysis of more than 140,000 people of European ancestry has identified blood protein biomarkers associated with prostate cancer risk.

Jackson named to new VICC advanced practice role

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Heather Jackson, MSN, RN, APRN, has been promoted to administrative director of Advanced Practice for Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

Bailey to direct general surgery residency program

Monday, September 9th, 2019

Christina Bailey, MD, MSCI, assistant professor of Surgery, has been named the new program director of the general surgery residency training program in the Department of Surgery, Section of Surgical Sciences.

The plus and minus of microtubules

Friday, September 6th, 2019

Understanding the dynamic regulation of cytoskeletal microtubules may suggest new ways to treat disorders ranging from Alzheimer’s disease to cancer.

Study backs genetic testing for all metastatic breast cancer patients

Friday, September 6th, 2019

Testing for all metastatic breast cancer patients may be an optimal strategy for identifying additional patients with increased risk as well as response to targeted therapies.

Fashion event to help support ovarian cancer research

Friday, September 6th, 2019

Vanderbilt Health physicians will be among the runway models during the 7th Annual T.J. Martell Foundation Chic Awearness on Sept. 23.