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Society of Urologic Oncology honors Smith’s contributions

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Joseph “Jay” Smith Jr., MD, professor of Urologic Surgery, has been awarded the 2019 Willet F. Whitmore Jr. Award and Lectureship from the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO).

VUMC Mourns the Passing of Howard W. Jones III, MD

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Howard W. Jones III, MD, professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, former chair of the department and a world-renowned researcher into the causes and treatment of gynecologic cancer, died unexpectedly in his sleep on Saturday, March 9. He was 76.

Vanderbilt mourns cancer researcher Stephen Hann

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Stephen Hann, PhD, professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, died Feb. 27. He was 67.

Society of Urologic Oncology honors Barocas’ contributions

Monday, February 4th, 2019

Daniel Barocas, MD, MPH, associate professor of Urology, is being recognized with a national award from the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) for his efforts to develop urologic cancer quality measures.

Grant supports novel imaging initiative to enhance cancer care

Monday, February 4th, 2019

A Vanderbilt initiative to develop predictive imaging technologies that clinicians can use to better match patients with personalized care has received National Cancer Institute (NCI) funding.

Major grant to bolster research on inflammation-related cancers

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Cancer Research UK has awarded a 20-million-pound grant (about $26 million U.S.) to a team of international investigators, including Vanderbilt’s James Goldenring, MD, PhD, to study inflammation-related cancers.

Spalluto, Lewis to lead VA lung screening initiative

Friday, January 18th, 2019

Lucy Spalluto, MD, and Jennifer Lewis, MD, MS, are co-leading the Veterans Affairs-Partnership to increase Access to Lung Screening (VA-PALS) National Program Evaluation, which aims to implement lung screening programs and improve access to early detection of lung cancer for at-risk veterans.

GE Healthcare, Vanderbilt University Medical Center partner for safer, more precise immunotherapy cancer treatment

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

GE Healthcare and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) today announced a five-year partnership to enable safer and more precise cancer immunotherapies.

Berkeley’s Bissell highlights Retreat for Cancer Research

Friday, December 14th, 2018

Mina Bissell, PhD, gave an overview of her career at the 18th Annual Retreat for Cancer Research, detailing how she basically followed her nose to become an acclaimed scientist.

Philip’s liver cancer research receives V Foundation support

Friday, December 14th, 2018

Mary Philip, MD, PhD, has been named a 2019 V Scholar and will receive $200,000 from the V Foundation for Cancer Research.

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