Fighting Breast Cancer with New Research, New Tools

May 08, 2017 at 02:39 pm by Staff

Although many more will die from heart disease and lung cancer, breast cancer remains the most feared diagnosis for many women. The bad news is it is the most common cancer am.... Read More

ONcology Rounds

May 08, 2017 at 10:26 am by Staff

Vanderbilt Researcher Lands SU2C Grant John T. Wilson, PhD, assistant professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and of Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University.... Read More

SMILE: New 3D Minimally Invasive Surgery for Myopia Makes Statewide Debut

May 08, 2017 at 10:26 am by Staff

On April 21, 2017, the first SMILE procedure in the state was performed in Nashville at Wang Vision 3D Cataract & LASIK Center. The new procedure to treat myopia represent.... Read More

New Take on an Old Disease

May 08, 2017 at 10:26 am by Staff

Saint Thomas Takes Multidisciplinary Approach to Lung Cancer The Saint Thomas Lung Cancer and Thoracic Center is redefining the treatment of lung cancer. Their multidisciplin.... Read More

Prevent, Detect & Treat

May 08, 2017 at 10:26 am by Staff

Prevention, early detection and treatment: Those are the three pillars guiding cancer research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center where Pierre Massion, MD, who holds the Corne.... Read More

Personalized Medicine & Lung Cancer

May 08, 2017 at 10:26 am by Staff

Lung cancer is no longer an automatic death sentence thanks in part to work being done in Nashville, including studies at Sarah Cannon Research Institute, the research arm of.... Read More

Linking Primary Care & Behavioral Health

May 08, 2017 at 10:26 am by Staff

Centerstone Takes a Whole-Person Approach As healthcare increasingly sheds its silos, the concept of integrated care has gained rapid popularity. After all, most providers re.... Read More

Study Highlights Higher Death Rate for Young People Experiencing an Incident Episode of Psychosis

May 08, 2017 at 10:26 am by Staff

A study published last month in the journal Schizophrenia Bulletin found the death rate in young people during the year following a first episode psychosis incidence was much.... Read More

Meharry Investigators Seek to End Racial Health Disparities

Apr 11, 2017 at 05:12 pm by Staff

It's no secret that ethnicity and health disparities are strongly linked, and the Meharry Clinical and Translational Research Center (MeTRC) is working to connect the dots. Es.... Read More

Peanut Allergies: A Hard Nut to Crack

Apr 11, 2017 at 04:52 pm by Staff

New Guidelines, Potential Therapy Offer a Shift in the Prevailing Wind Peanuts are considered one of nature's healthiest foods ... unless, of course, you are one of the three.... Read More