Cancer cells in motion
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At first glance, it looks like an ordinary workout gym — cardio machines, a running track, even a pool. Then you notice that some people are wearing masks. It’s a Monday morning in the Vanderbilt Dayani Center for Health and Wellness, where three patients are starting their day. Each was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia […]
Will Mason Moses spent many hours of his college summer vacation baking cookies, brownies, cobblers, doughnuts and cakes and making savory items such as sausage balls, candied bacon, hummus and queso to hand-deliver to oncology nurses at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt three times a week. The 20-year-old sophomore at Rochester Institute of […]
My first emotional breakdown over cancer was contained to a few dignified tears and maybe a sniffle. It happened in the middle of a crowded cafeteria after the call came that, yes, the 4-centimeter tumor in my upper rectum was cancerous, and I’d have to come back in for more scopes and scans to determine […]
What to know about smoking, and how to quit with Hilary Tindle, M.D., founding director, Vanderbilt Center for Tobacco, Addictions and Lifestyle.