Tag Archives: Cancer

Skin cancer is rising because men in particular ignore deadly warning signs

Years ago I remember making a TV documentary on Bondi beach in Australia, in blazing sunshine, asking sunbathers if they were worried about getting melanoma. The universal answer was NO. Even though there were information kiosks every few hundred yards, they stood empty as women and men soaked up the harmful rays on a beach.… Read More »

GE Healthcare, VUMC join on cancer immunotherapy research

GE Healthcare and Vanderbilt University Medical Center will collaborate on enabling safer and more precise treatment of cancer immunotherapies. Under the during the five-year program, the organizations will analyze the immunotherapy treatment response of thousands of VUMC cancer patients by using anonymized demographic, genomic, tumor, cellular, proteomic and imaging data. Cancer immunotherapy is a treatment… Read More »