Bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) is better than a tape measure for assessing a woman’s risk for developing lymphedema, painful swelling in the arm after breast cancer surgery, according to interim results of a recent study.
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The American Cancer Society now recommends people at average risk be screened for colorectal cancer via colonoscopy, or another method, starting at age 45, rather than at age 50.
The Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering (VISE) team of Robert Webster III, PhD, and Duke Herrell, MD, have received a $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a new surgical robot for endoscopic transurethral prostatectomy.
A recent study provides clinicians genomic guidance for surveillance of targeted therapy resistance in patients with EGFR-mutant non-small cell lung cancer — and more importantly — another drug option when resistance occurs.
The 20th Annual Scientific Retreat will be held Wednesday, May 1, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Vanderbilt University Student Life Center. Registration is free, but attendees should register by April 26. The topic of the retreat is “Signal Transduction in Cancer Initiation, Progression and Treatment.”
The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Department of Radiation Oncology is offering survivorship care in Clarksville, Tennessee, via telemedicine to patients after they complete curative treatment.
For the 10th year in a row Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) have been named a CEO Cancer Gold Standard employer by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer.
Feeling Good in Your Own Skin is a free educational event for patients, caregivers and survivors to learn about advancements in melanoma research, clinical care, and survivorship.
The VU Breast Health Cool Springs clinic, located at 324 Cool Springs Blvd., Suite B, Franklin, provides a range of medical services for individuals at high risk for developing breast cancer.
Lung cancer is the most deadly cancer in the United States – but high-tech imaging now lets smokers get checked for early signs of lung cancer. Finding lung cancer in its earliest stages makes it far easier to treat.