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Momentum: Moving toward a future without cancer.

  • 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
  • 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


Day in Life

The soothing touch of petting a dog, the delight of seeing its tail wag and that special connection of making eye contact are what patients at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) experience when Pet Team Volunteers make their calls. Pet teams at VICC are registered and evaluated through a national organization, such as Pet Partners or […]

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

People ask, “What’s it like to be an identical twin?” In my case, it feels normal to have someone who looks and sounds like me, has the same mannerisms, clothing and shoe size. But, it is a bit freaky when my twin sister, Randy, leaves a voice message and I think it’s me on the […]