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Momentum: Moving toward a future without cancer.

  • No Sugarcoating

    Survivor details cancer ordeal that a vaccine can now prevent


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    No Sugarcoating
  • SPOREs

    Seeds of discovery yield clinical advances for patients


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    SPOREs
  • A Clear Goal

    Action plan addresses rampant lung cancer mortality


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    A Clear Goal
  • Southern Connection

    Telehealth bridges the gap in rural cancer care


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    Southern Connection
  • The Circulating Tumor Cell Challenge


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    The Circulating Tumor Cell  Challenge
  • A Come-From-Behind Win


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    A Come-From-Behind Win
  • The Fix-it Proteins


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    The  Fix-it  Proteins
  • Future Focused


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    Future Focused
  • 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

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Day in Life

The survivors celebration, a free event co-sponsored by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, is for anyone whose life has been touched by cancer. The turnout for the 2019 event was at capacity with survivors, families, caregivers and volunteers. Resource tables staffed by volunteers provided information on survivorship, community support […]

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

Blessings come in all shapes and sizes. Lately, I have been seeing them all around me. I guess I first started really noticing them when one of my best friends died from respiratory issues. His friendship was such a blessing, and because of that, I decided to quit smoking after 43 years. I got what […]