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September 6, 2019

Fashion event to help support ovarian cancer research

Vanderbilt Health physicians will be among the runway models during the 7th Annual T.J. Martell Foundation Chic Awearness on Sept.

March 15, 2019

Cancer Center Ambassadors surpass $1 million in grants

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Ambassadors surpassed the $1 million mark with the awarding of the group’s latest research grants.

December 1, 2018

Cancer fight personal for VICC Ambassadors chair

As this year’s chair of the VICC Ambassadors, Ashley Larcinese, is driven by her experiences to see that research is funded at VICC.

October 26, 2018

Annual Pumpkin Patch helps cancer research funds grow

The annual Pumpkin Patch, which runs this year until Oct. 31, in Franklin, Tennessee, is a fundraising effort by the Cooper Trooper Foundation. Profits from the fundraiser support a pediatric cancer research fund and other efforts set up with Monroe Carell Jr.

October 22, 2018

Predators’ gift bolsters fight against pediatric cancer

Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne, Predators executives and executives from Tri Star Energy (Twice Daily) made their annual presentation recently of proceeds from the team’s 365 Pediatric Cancer Fund to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

October 22, 2018

Mary Kay Foundation grant to bolster immunotherapy research

Charles Caskey, Ph.D., has received a cancer research grant from The Mary Kay Foundation to study how focused ultrasound therapy could be an ideal helper for immunotherapy.

September 21, 2018

Chic Awearness event supports VUMC ovarian cancer research

The T.J. Martell Foundation’s 6th Annual Chic Awearness fundraising event that supports ovarian cancer research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) will be held Monday, Sept.

June 15, 2018

Lung cancer patients and advocates visit VUMC research labs

A group of young lung cancer patients and their family members recently toured research laboratories to learn how investigators are working to find better therapies and possibly a cure for the disease.

June 15, 2018

Hyundai Hope on Wheels keeps cancer research support rolling

Debra Friedman, MD, director of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, has been awarded a $100,000 Hyundai Hope on Wheels Impact Award. The grant was celebrated in a “handprint ceremony” with Hyundai representatives on June 12.

April 19, 2018

Ingram sees recent cancer diagnosis as second chance

Longtime Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center supporter Orrin Ingram opted to take an aggressive approach to treatment when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer.
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