Tuya Pal helps families solve genetic puzzles
For many patients of the Vanderbilt Breast Center, their first direct contact with the clinic is a pre-appointment telephone call from Norma Campbell, R.N., one of the center’s two nurse coordinators. “Sometimes these patients are just really, really afraid, or they just want to put a face to a name, and during this call they’ll […]
In early 2014, Mary Beth Ballard and her husband, Chris Murray, were searching for their first home together in Middle Tennessee when she noticed something she initially dismissed as a sign of a minor infection—a small amount of blood in her urine. Between house hunting and a new job, her schedule was hectic. The blood […]
I have been through a storm. And I don’t just mean any storm. I mean a tsunami. A tsunami generally consists of a series of waves with periods ranging from minutes to hours occurring in a so-called wave train. That’s what having ovarian cancer felt like to me. It was waves of different emotions, waves […]
What to know about smoking, and how to quit with Hilary Tindle, M.D., founding director, Vanderbilt Center for Tobacco, Addictions and Lifestyle.
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