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News: January, 2020

HDL-cholesterol and breast cancer risk

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

Genetic analyses suggest that high circulating HDL-cholesterol levels may increase breast cancer risk — a surprising finding since increased HDL-cholesterol is thought to be healthy.

VUMC study sheds light on gastric cancer development

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

VUMC researchers have created the world’s first laboratory model of precancerous changes in the lining of the stomach, a scientific tour de force that is helping to unlock the mysteries of gastric cancer development.

Journey Home Project supports first CAR-T infusion at VA hospital

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

The Tennessee Valley Healthcare System performed its first CAR-T infusion recently at the Veterans Administration hospital in Nashville.

Park named interim Hematology and Oncology director

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

Ben Ho Park, MD, PhD, has been named interim director of the Division of Hematology and Oncology.

Study examines prostate cancer treatment decisions

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

A five-year follow-up study of U.S. men who received prostate cancer treatment is creating a road map for future patients to clarify expectations and enable men to make informed choices about care.

A Clear Goal-Action plan addresses rampant lung cancer mortality

Wednesday, January 1st, 2020