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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.

It’s all about the patient for surgical oncologist Solorzano

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Surgical oncologist Carmen Solórzano, M.D., senses she has a reputation for being tough on residents. It doesn’t bother her.

You don’t get to be a professor of Surgery, chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology, and Director of the Vanderbilt Endocrine Surgery Center without setting exacting standards, both for yourself and those who work with you.

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.

Chic Awearness event supports VUMC ovarian cancer research

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

The annual Chic Awearness fundraising event that supports ovarian cancer research at major medical centers, including Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), will be held Monday, Sept. 25, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., at Prima Restaurant, 700 12th Ave. South.

Film documents photographer’s journey to regain quality of life

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

With the assistance of VUMC’s Outpatient Palliative Care, Nashville photographer Fred Dusel has been able to once again work on his passion — carbon transfer printmaking.

VICC launches creative writing class focused on cancer journey

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) is offering an expressive writing course for cancer patients and others who have been affected by the disease. This year’s “Express Yourself: Fall Creative Writing Series” is provided to anyone interested in learning about expressive writing, and participants will have the opportunity to create original writing in a safe, supportive environment. […]

Hyundai Hope on Wheels award boosts pediatric cancer research

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Adam Esbenshade, M.D., MSCI, assistant professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, has been awarded a $50,000 Hyundai Hope on Wheels Impact Award. Esbenshade plans to use data to create a risk prediction model to predict blood stream infections in pediatric cancer patients. The grant was celebrated in a “handprint ceremony” on Aug. […]

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 […]

Kidney cancer patient, survivor event set for Sept. 9

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) will sponsor an educational conference for kidney cancer patients, survivors and family members Saturday, Sept. 9, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., in the Preston Research Building, Suite 898. The free seminar will be hosted by W. Kimryn Rathmell, M.D., Ph.D., Cornelius A. Craig Professor of Medicine and director of the Division of […]

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 […]

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