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    VICC & Maury Regional Team Up for Radiation Oncology Spring Hill

    Friday, June 21st, 2013

    By Dagny Stuart Maury Regional Medical Center (MRMC) and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) have joined forces to open a new radiation oncology treatment center for cancer patients in Spring Hill, Tenn. The radiation oncology facility, which has been named the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center at Maury Regional Spring Hill, is located at 1003 Reserve Boulevard near […]

    Regional variations in benign lung disease

    Thursday, May 30th, 2013

    By Dagny Stuart A study led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators found that rates of benign lung disease diagnosis varied widely by state following surgery for lung cancer. The results could have an impact on clinical guidelines and health policy for lung cancer screening. The study was presented by Stephen A. Deppen, M.A., M.S., […]

    HER2 May Impact Lung Cancer Therapy

    Friday, September 21st, 2012

    Overcoming therapeutic resistance that inevitably develops is one of the major challenges in treating lung cancer. Non-small cell lung cancers that harbor mutations in the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) are initially responsive to targeted therapies known as EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs). However, most patients eventually develop resistance to these therapies. One such targeted […]

    Study Reveals Racial Disparities in Prostate Cancer Care

    Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

    A study led by investigators from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), Nashville, Tenn., finds that black men with prostate cancer receive lower quality surgical care than white men. The racial differences persist even when controlling for factors such as the year of surgery, age, comorbidities and insurance status. Daniel Barocas, M.D., MPH, assistant professor of Urologic […]

    Network Approach Yields Glioblastoma Clues

    Friday, August 10th, 2012

    MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play key roles in cellular development, differentiation and cancer growth by regulating gene expression. They may be clinically useful as biomarkers and as targets for new drugs to treat such cancers as glioblastoma multiforme, the most common and lethal primary brain tumor in humans. But first scientists must understand better how the actions […]

    Arteaga Named to Komen Scientific Advisory Board

    Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

    Carlos Arteaga, M.D., associate director for Clinical Research and director of the Breast Cancer Program at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), has been named to the Scientific Advisory Board of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Komen is the one of the largest nonprofit organizations dedicated to funding breast cancer research […]

    Lung Cancer Mutations Suggest New Therapies

    Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

    Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers have identified how one of the genes most commonly mutated in lung cancer may promote such tumors. The investigators found that the protein encoded by this gene, called EPHA3, normally inhibits tumor formation, and that loss or mutation of the gene – as often happens in lung cancer – diminishes this […]

    Study Finds Stress Fuels Breast Cancer Metastasis to Bone

    Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

    Stress can promote breast cancer cell colonization of bone, Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology investigators have discovered. The studies, reported July 17 in PLoS Biology, demonstrate in mice that activation of the sympathetic nervous system – the “fight-or-flight” response to stress – primes the bone environment for breast cancer cell metastasis. The researchers were able […]

    Preston Left Enduring Legacy

    Friday, June 22nd, 2012

    Members of the Vanderbilt community have spent the past week sharing remembrances of a Nashville businesswoman who made an indelible mark on the Medical Center. Frances Williams Preston, one of the most successful female executives in the music industry and a member of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Board of Overseers, passed away at her Nashville […]

    Vanderbilt Mourns Loss of Frances Williams Preston

    Friday, June 15th, 2012

    Frances Williams Preston, one of the most successful female music executives in the history of the entertainment industry, and a member of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Board of Overseers, died from congestive heart failure at her home in Nashville, surrounded by her family, Wednesday, June 13. She was 83. Mrs. Preston spent most of her […]

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