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Momentum: Moving toward a future without cancer.

  • Cancer cells in motion


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    Cancer cells in motion
  • Pay it Forward

    Bladder cancer research fund honors mentor


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    Pay it Forward
  • Therapy Advancement for an Aggressive Lung Cancer


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    Therapy Advancement for an Aggressive Lung Cancer
  • Blazing a new trail

    Clinical trial participant forges a different treatment path


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    Blazing a new trail
  • Vanderbilt scientists at the vanguard


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    Vanderbilt scientists at  the vanguard
  • We’ve Only Just Begun

    Facing cancer with youthful resilience


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    We’ve Only Just Begun
  • Unwelcome Encore

    Beating one cancer to fight another


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    Unwelcome Encore
  • Reclaiming the neighborhood

    Stomach cancer prevention trials seek to restore precancerous tissue to normal


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    Reclaiming the neighborhood
  • Combating cancer disparities is an out-of-office assignment


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    Combating cancer disparities  is an out-of-office assignment
  • Flash Therapy

    Radiation oncology innovations shrink treatment time for prostate cancer


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    Flash  Therapy

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Day in Life

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 […]

Spotlight: Cholangiocarcinoma

C-H-O-L-A-N-G-I-O-C-A-R-C-I-N-O-M-A. Anne Wolfe asked the doctor to spell it out. She had come to see Kamran Idrees, M.D., a surgical oncologist at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) knowing that she had a malignancy in her liver, but she didn’t know the type of cancer that had secretly invaded the organ. “He looked at me and said […]

My Story

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 […]