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Fall 2023 Issue

Momentum: Moving toward a future without cancer.

  • Research that’s Practice Changing Paradigm Shifting & Policy Creating

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    Research that’s Practice Changing Paradigm Shifting & Policy Creating
  • On the Ball

    “I’m engaged with cancer, but I’m not defined by it,” says former Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany.

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    On the Ball
  • Destination Care

    Patients travel from afar to Vanderbilt-Ingram for innovative therapies

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    Destination Care
  • Shared Experience

    As a childhood cancer survivor, pediatric oncologist Jason Schwartz uniquely relates to his patients

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    Shared Experience


My Story

Try to sing this to the tune of “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious:”  Auto-immune slash cancer disease With a half-decent prognosis Plays hell with my skin and Gave to me a brain tumor atrocious At least of all these nasty things I don’t have halitosis I have got the Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis! Um-dittle-ittl I’m not gonna die Um-dittle-ittl I’m not gonna die  LCH is my rare disease. […]


Three-dimensional scanning and printing systems are now utilized for purposes ranging from same-day dental crowns to prosthetic limbs, so Michael Topf, MD, wondered why computer-aided design (CAD) technology hadn’t made it into operating rooms as a visual aid for real-time consultations.  Surgeons communicate via phone and are dependent upon verbal descriptions from pathologists for guidance […]