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Symposium honors Moses’ storied cancer research career

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Members of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) community and others whose lives and careers have been influenced by legendary cancer investigator, educator and administrator Harold (Hal) Moses, M.D., have endowed the Linda and Harold L. Moses, M.D., Career Development Fund.

Breast Cancer Awareness Expo Oct. 4

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

The Think Pink! Breast Cancer Awareness Expo will be held Wednesday Oct. 4, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the North Lobby of Light Hall.

VICC’s annual Cancer Survivors Celebration set for Sept. 10

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) will host the 2017 Cancer Survivors Celebration Sunday, Sept. 10, from 2–4 p.m. This year’s free event, offered in partnership with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, will be held at the Vanderbilt Student Life Center, 310 25th Ave. South. “This year, to celebrate our community impacted by cancer, we’re […]

VUMC listed among top 100 oncology programs by Becker’s Hospital Review

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been named to the Becker’s Hospital Review roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs. The annual review recognizes medical systems leading the nation in providing high quality cancer care while ensuring a superior patient experience. Hospitals on the Becker’s Great Oncology Programs list offer patients comprehensive […]

Cancer patient creates artwork for Radiation Oncology suite

Friday, August 11th, 2017

In her life, Jessi Zazu, 27, has toured the world as a musician in the group Those Darlins, recorded three studio albums, starred in music videos and exhibited her original artwork in individual and group art shows. With parents who are artists and a father and grandfather who played music, Zazu was destined to inherit […]

Patients with blood disorders invited to free June 24 seminar

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Patients with aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and other blood disorders are invited to a free seminar featuring a Vanderbilt University Medical Center clinician and other medical experts. The free event will be Saturday, June 24, from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, 700 Cool Springs […]

VICC racers compete in downtown bed race for cancer research funding

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Staff members from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) garnered an impressive second place finish in last month’s Downtown Derby Bed Race competition. The annual event which raises funds for the T.J. Martell Foundation featured teams that built and decorated their own “beds” to race up 5th Avenue to Bridgestone Plaza in downtown Nashville. The VICC team, […]

VUMC wins national recognition for employee health care focus

Friday, May 26th, 2017

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has re-accredited Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) as a CEO Cancer Gold Standard employer for 2017 for VUMC’s efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for employees and their families. In conjunction with Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), VUMC earned the Gold Standard accreditation for taking action in five areas of […]

Richmond to speak at national VA research conference on cancer immunotherapy

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Vanderbilt University cancer researcher Ann Richmond, Ph.D., 2016 recipient of one of the highest honors for scientific achievement bestowed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, will be a keynote speaker during a national VA research conference next week at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Ann Richmond, Ph.D. “Cancer Immunotherapy: Advances and Challenges” is the […]

Musician, physician collaborate to create message of hope on film

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Nashville musician and producer Jesse Boyce compares the anxiety he felt just before receiving palliative radiation therapy to the jitters he often experienced before going on stage. The instant treatment began — and as the first note rang out — his anxiety was replaced by a sense of peace and determination. Boyce, whose incredible career […]

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