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Summer/Fall 2021 Issue

Momentum: Moving toward a future without cancer.

  • Our aging blood

    The quest to address how age-related mutations drive blood cancers


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    Our  aging blood
  • Prevention Progress

    More people qualify for early-detection scans with expanded age guidelines.


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    Prevention Progress
  • Everyone deserves to be healthy

    Consuelo Wilkins leads health equity initiatives


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    Everyone deserves to be healthy
  • The Cancer Sleuth

    Bill Blot made Vanderbilt an epidemiology powerhouse


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    The  Cancer  Sleuth

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Picture This

Pierre Massion, MD, Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and Professor of Medicine, an internationally known expert on early detection and prevention strategies for lung cancer, died April 4 of an apparent heart attack. He was 58. Dr. Massion was director of the Cancer Early Detection and Prevention Initiative and co-leader of the Cancer Health Outcomes and Control […]

Innovations

Art Rich is a production manager who makes big events happen — big events like Broadway plays, concert tours, corporate conferences and even Nashville’s CMA Fest. He has his eyes focused on the lighting, his ears attuned to the sound, and his scheduling of logistics perfectly organized for these events. He knows that the right […]

My Story

Two thousand fourteen was the best year and worst year of my life. It seemed as if all of my dreams were falling into place. I was a guide for the Outdoor Program of the University of Tennessee and had started leading outdoor excursions in the Smoky and the Blue Ridge Mountain ranges. I had […]