Blog RSS https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/ en Lung Cancer Stage Disparities Video https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/news/lung-cancer-stage-disparities-video <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Lung Cancer Stage Disparities Video</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/treat-lung-cancer-program/users/pottermh-0" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">pottermh</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 01/09/2023 - 09:36</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/92" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Lung Cancer Stage Disparities Video"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><!-- The script tag should live in the head of your page if at all possible --><script type="text/javascript" async="" src="https://play.vidyard.com/embed/v4.js"></script><p>Check out a video summarizing our recent work on racial disparities in lung cancer stage of diagnosis. Produced by the Aldrich Lab and <a href="https://www.kindealabs.com/">Kindea Labs</a>.</p> <!-- Put this wherever you would like your player to appear --> <p><img class="vidyard-player-embed" data-type="inline" data-uuid="t36MFhXkANjKCDuqDLWKwW" data-v="4" src="https://play.vidyard.com/t36MFhXkANjKCDuqDLWKwW.jpg" style="width: 100%; margin: auto; display: block;" /></p> <p><a href="https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0012369222041952">Richmond et al. Racial disparities in lung cancer stage of diagnosis among adults living in the Southeastern U.S. CHEST (in-press)</a></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Mon, 09 Jan 2023 15:36:56 +0000 pottermh 92 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program Updated Guidelines for Lung Screening Aim to Reduce Disparities https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/news/updated-guidelines-lung-screening-aim-reduce-disparities <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Updated Guidelines for Lung Screening Aim to Reduce Disparities</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/treat-lung-cancer-program/users/pottermh-0" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">pottermh</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 05/07/2021 - 08:35</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/85" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Updated Guidelines for Lung Screening Aim to Reduce Disparities"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">https://discover.vumc.org/</div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="https://discover.vumc.org/2021/05/considering-african-americans-in-lung-cancer-screening/" target="_blank">https://discover.vumc.org/2021/05/considering-african-americans-in-lung-cancer-screening/</a></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has formally recommended changes to <a href="https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/recommendation/lung-cancer-screening" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">lung cancer screening guidelines</a> in an effort to reduce outcome disparities between African American and white patients.</p> <p>The decision is based in part on research led by <a href="https://wag.app.vanderbilt.edu/PublicPage/Faculty/Details/36677" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Melinda Aldrich, Ph.D.</a>, an associate professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The research team included <a href="https://wag.app.vanderbilt.edu/PublicPage/Faculty/Details/39332" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Kim Sandler, M.D.</a>, an assistant professor of radiology and radiological sciences and co-director of the Vanderbilt Lung Screening Program.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-full-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img loading="lazy" src="/treat-lung-cancer-program/sites/default/files/styles/barista_posts_full_image/public/aldrich_sandler.jpg?itok=zwb9Lu3P" width="576" height="324" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-barista-posts-full-image" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Fri, 07 May 2021 13:35:54 +0000 pottermh 85 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program Vanderbilt research played key role in new lung screen guidelines https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/news/vanderbilt-research-played-key-role-new-lung-screen-guidelines <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Vanderbilt research played key role in new lung screen guidelines</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/treat-lung-cancer-program/users/pottermh-0" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">pottermh</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 03/23/2021 - 16:31</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/84" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Vanderbilt research played key role in new lung screen guidelines"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Tom Wilemon</div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="https://news.vumc.org/2021/03/18/vanderbilt-research-played-key-role-in-new-lung-screen-guidelines/" target="_blank">https://news.vumc.org/2021/03/18/vanderbilt-research-played-key-role-in-new-lung-screen-guidelines/</a></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p class="MsoNormal">TREAT team member research published in <em>JAMA Oncology</em> has played a key role in new lung cancer screening guidelines. <em>VUMC Reporter</em> article "Vanderbilt research played key role in new lung screen guidelines" highlights the effect this research, whose authors include TREAT members Melinda Aldrich, PhD, MPH, Kim Sandler, MD, Eric Grogan, MD, MPH, and Jeffrey Blume, PhD, had on new USPSTF lung cancer screening guidelines.<p></p></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Tue, 23 Mar 2021 21:31:34 +0000 pottermh 84 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program Surgery risk model proves invaluable during pandemic https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/news/surgery-risk-model-proves-invaluable-during-pandemic <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Surgery risk model proves invaluable during pandemic</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/treat-lung-cancer-program/users/pottermh-0" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">pottermh</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 11/03/2020 - 11:33</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/80" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Surgery risk model proves invaluable during pandemic"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Jill Clendening</div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="https://news.vumc.org/2020/10/29/surgery-risk-model-proves-invaluable-during-pandemic/" target="_blank">https://news.vumc.org/2020/10/29/surgery-risk-model-proves-invaluable-during-pandemic/</a></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>A team of investigators, including TREAT members Eric Grogan, MD, MPH, Stephen Deppen, PhD, and Maren Shipe, MD, MPH, created complex decision analysis models that balanced the risk of COVID-19 infection against the risk of disease progression if surgical procedures were delayed during the pandemic. When the team analyzed six specific disease-surgery pairs in relation to model patients, they determined that proceeding with surgery in hospitals with low perioperative COVID-19 infection rates rather than waiting three to six months would likely result in an improved five-year survival for the patients.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Tue, 03 Nov 2020 17:33:04 +0000 pottermh 80 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program 2019 a year of growth, achievements, accolades https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/news/2019-year-growth-achievements-accolades <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">2019 a year of growth, achievements, accolades</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/treat-lung-cancer-program/users/pottermh-0" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">pottermh</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 01/06/2020 - 08:36</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/71" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to 2019 a year of growth, achievements, accolades"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">VUMC Reporter</div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="http://news.vumc.org/2019/12/19/2019-a-year-of-growth-achievements-accolades/" target="_blank">http://news.vumc.org/2019/12/19/2019-a-year-of-growth-achievements-accolades/</a></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><strong>Examining CT scans for smokers</strong></p> <p>The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines that determine which smokers qualify for CT scans exclude significant numbers of African Americans who develop lung cancer, a health disparity that merits modifications to lung cancer screening criteria, according to a study from Vanderbilt researchers. The researchers concluded that those guidelines may be too conservative for African Americans, setting the stage for later diagnoses and reduced odds of survival.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Mon, 06 Jan 2020 14:36:52 +0000 pottermh 71 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program Health disparity for blacks exists within lung screening guidelines https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/news/health-disparity-blacks-exists-within-lung-screening-guidelines <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Health disparity for blacks exists within lung screening guidelines</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/treat-lung-cancer-program/users/pottermh-0" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">pottermh</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 07/15/2019 - 14:33</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/70" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Health disparity for blacks exists within lung screening guidelines"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Tom Wilemon</div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="http://news.vumc.org/2019/06/27/health-disparity-for-blacks-exists-within-lung-screening-guidelines/" target="_blank">http://news.vumc.org/2019/06/27/health-disparity-for-blacks-exists-within-lung-screening-guidelines/</a></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines that determine which smokers qualify for CT scans exclude significant numbers of African Americans who develop lung cancer, a health disparity that merits modifications to lung cancer screening criteria, according to a study from Vanderbilt researchers, and TREAT members, Melinda Aldrich, PhD, MPH, Kim Sandler, MD, Eric Grogan, MD, MPH, and Jeffrey Blume, PhD, as well as William Blot, PhD, and Sarah Mercaldo, PhD.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-full-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img loading="lazy" src="/treat-lung-cancer-program/sites/default/files/styles/barista_posts_full_image/public/Aldrich_Melinda_edited-1.jpg?itok=zrRSFFSG" width="180" height="192" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-barista-posts-full-image" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Mon, 15 Jul 2019 19:33:53 +0000 pottermh 70 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program Distinguishing Cancer Tumors from Histoplasmosis https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/news/distinguishing-cancer-tumors-histoplasmosis <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Distinguishing Cancer Tumors from Histoplasmosis</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/treat-lung-cancer-program/users/pottermh-0" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">pottermh</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 05/09/2019 - 11:40</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/69" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Distinguishing Cancer Tumors from Histoplasmosis"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">https://discover.vumc.org</div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="https://discover.vumc.org/2019/04/distinguishing-cancer-tumors-from-histoplasmosis/" target="_blank">https://discover.vumc.org/2019/04/distinguishing-cancer-tumors-from-histoplasmosis/</a></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>TREAT members Eric Grogan, MD, MPH, and Stephen Deppen, PhD, are featured in this Discover article highlighting their research in distinguishing cancer from fungal infection. The Discover series spotlights breakthroughs in medical science and patient care from Vanderbilt University Medical Center.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Thu, 09 May 2019 16:40:46 +0000 pottermh 69 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program Team explores fungal infection quandary in lung cancer screenings https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/news/team-explores-fungal-infection-quandary-lung-cancer-screenings <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Team explores fungal infection quandary in lung cancer screenings</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/treat-lung-cancer-program/users/pottermh-0" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">pottermh</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 04/19/2019 - 15:52</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/68" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Team explores fungal infection quandary in lung cancer screenings"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Tom Wilemon</div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="http://news.vumc.org/2019/04/18/team-explores-fungal-infection-quandary-in-lung-cancer-screenings/" target="_blank">http://news.vumc.org/2019/04/18/team-explores-fungal-infection-quandary-in-lung-cancer-screenings/</a></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The Vanderbilt team studying histoplasmosis includes TREAT team members (front row, from left) Heidi Chen, PhD, Melinda Aldrich, PhD, MPH, (back row, from left) Stephen Deppen, PhD, Eric Grogan, MD, MPH, and Jeffrey Blume, PhD. (photo by Steve Green). </p> <p>Their work, published October 2018 in <em>Emerging Infectious Diseases</em>, revealed that histoplasmosis is prevalent beyond previously identified regions of the United States and led to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updating its maps in December.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-full-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img loading="lazy" src="/treat-lung-cancer-program/sites/default/files/styles/barista_posts_full_image/public/Histoplasmosis-group-SG002_edited-1.jpg?itok=cGq4S8lV" width="576" height="319" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-barista-posts-full-image" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 20:52:11 +0000 pottermh 68 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program A decade after lung cancer, aspiring minister aims for a ‘significant life’ https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/homepage-news-news/decade-after-lung-cancer-aspiring-minister-aims-significant-life <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">A decade after lung cancer, aspiring minister aims for a ‘significant life’</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Visitor</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 07/23/2018 - 09:17</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/63" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to A decade after lung cancer, aspiring minister aims for a ‘significant life’"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Maura Ammenheuser</div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="http://www.mysouthernhealth.com/ten-years-after-lung-cancer-an-aspiring-minister-aims-for-a-significant-life/" target="_blank">http://www.mysouthernhealth.com/ten-years-after-lung-cancer-an-aspiring-minister-aims-for-a-significant-life/</a></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>An illness and CT-scan led to a diagnosis of lung cancer for Mr. Taylor Stokes. TREAT member Eric Grogan, MD, MPH, performed the surgery to remove the tumor from Mr. Stokes’ lung and now Mr. Stokes has annual follow-up scans through Vanderbilt’s Lung Screening Program. Read Mr. Stokes’ story at <a href="http://www.mysouthernhealth.com/ten-years-after-lung-cancer-an-aspiring-minister-aims-for-a-significant-life" target="_blank">www.mysouthernhealth.com</a>.</p>&#13; </div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-full-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img loading="lazy" src="/treat-lung-cancer-program/sites/default/files/styles/barista_posts_full_image/public/TaylorStokesMainApr-27-2018-3_09-PM_2018-06-26_16-10-57.jpg?itok=TCeHFxM8" width="576" height="389" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-barista-posts-full-image" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Mon, 23 Jul 2018 14:17:58 +0000 Visitor 63 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program Lung screening program continues to grow https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/homepage-news-news/lung-screening-program-continues-grow <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Lung screening program continues to grow</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Visitor</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 07/03/2018 - 13:24</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/62" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Lung screening program continues to grow"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Dagny Stuart</div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="http://news.vumc.org/2018/01/11/lung-screening-program-continues-to-grow/" target="_blank">http://news.vumc.org/2018/01/11/lung-screening-program-continues-to-grow/</a></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) Lung Screening Program for patients at high risk for cancer recently reached a milestone, enrolling more than 700 patients and performing more than 1,000 CT screening examinations. TREAT member Kim Sandler, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, is co-director of the Lung Screening Program.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-full-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img loading="lazy" src="/treat-lung-cancer-program/sites/default/files/styles/barista_posts_full_image/public/Sandler-and-Rickman_edited-1.jpg?itok=s7ClAMI0" width="576" height="319" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-barista-posts-full-image" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Tue, 03 Jul 2018 18:24:56 +0000 Visitor 62 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program Dr. Eric Grogan appears on NewsChannel 5 OpenLine: Lung Cancer https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/news/dr-eric-grogan-appears-newschannel-5-openline-lung-cancer <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Dr. Eric Grogan appears on NewsChannel 5 OpenLine: Lung Cancer</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Visitor</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 11/22/2016 - 08:58</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/59" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Dr. Eric Grogan appears on NewsChannel 5 OpenLine: Lung Cancer"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="http://www.newschannel5.com/plus/openline/openline-lung-cancer" target="_blank">http://www.newschannel5.com/plus/openline/openline-lung-cancer</a></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Dr. Eric Grogan appears on NewsChannel 5 OpenLine along with Dr. Pierre Massion, Director of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) Cancer Early Detection and Prevention Initiative, and lung cancer survivor Kathy Leiser.  The segment promotes lung cancer awareness and highlights developments in the treatment of lung cancer.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-full-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img loading="lazy" src="/treat-lung-cancer-program/sites/default/files/styles/barista_posts_full_image/public/openline2_cropped2.png?itok=KvwyTCZY" width="576" height="311" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-barista-posts-full-image" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:58:31 +0000 Visitor 59 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program TREAT team to participate in recently awarded U54 grant https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/homepage-news-news/treat-team-participate-recently-awarded-u54-grant <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">TREAT team to participate in recently awarded U54 grant</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Visitor</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 07/25/2016 - 14:49</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/58" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to TREAT team to participate in recently awarded U54 grant"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Matt Schorr</div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/meharry-vanderbilt/all-news-research-news/vanderbilt-miami-meharry-center-excellence-precision-medicine-and-population" target="_blank">https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/meharry-vanderbilt/all-news-research-news/vanderbilt-miami-meharry-center-excellence-precision-medicine-and-population</a></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Members of the TREAT team will participate in a recently awarded U54 grant which will build a Vanderbilt-Meharry-Miami Center of Excellence for Precision Medicine and Population Health.  The new center will enable research using approaches to precision medicine to eradicate health disparities, specifically those among African Americans and Latinos.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-full-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img loading="lazy" src="/treat-lung-cancer-program/sites/default/files/styles/barista_posts_full_image/public/VMM%20U54%20PMPH%2007182016.jpeg?itok=gsxpKYgb" width="576" height="317" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-barista-posts-full-image" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:49:45 +0000 Visitor 58 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program Melinda Aldrich, Ph.D., interviewed on Public Health Minute with William Latimer https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/homepage-news-news/melinda-aldrich-phd-interviewed-public-health-minute-william-latimer <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Melinda Aldrich, Ph.D., interviewed on Public Health Minute with William Latimer</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Visitor</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 05/27/2016 - 15:04</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/57" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Melinda Aldrich, Ph.D., interviewed on Public Health Minute with William Latimer"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="http://wp.lehman.edu/public-health-minute-with-william-latimer/lung-cancer-in-african-americans-melinda-aldrich-phd-mph-vanderbilt-university-medical-center/" target="_blank">http://wp.lehman.edu/public-health-minute-with-william-latimer/lung-cancer-in-african-americans-melinda-aldrich-phd-mph-vanderbilt-university-medical-center/</a></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Melinda Aldrich, Ph.D., is interviewed on Lehman College's Public Health Minute with William Latimer  regarding her research focusing on lung cancer in African Americans.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-full-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img loading="lazy" src="/treat-lung-cancer-program/sites/default/files/styles/barista_posts_full_image/public/MA_PHM.jpg?itok=vAqiyZ1h" width="576" height="514" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-barista-posts-full-image" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Fri, 27 May 2016 20:04:14 +0000 Visitor 57 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program Study finds accuracy of lung cancer imaging varies by region https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/homepage-news-news/study-finds-accuracy-lung-cancer-imaging-varies-region <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Study finds accuracy of lung cancer imaging varies by region</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Visitor</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 09/24/2014 - 00:00</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/33" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Study finds accuracy of lung cancer imaging varies by region"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Dagny Stuart</div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2014/09/study-finds-accuracy-of-lung-cancer-imaging-varies-by-region/" target="_blank">http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2014/09/study-finds-accuracy-of-lung-cancer-imaging-varies-by-region/</a></div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-full-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img loading="lazy" src="/treat-lung-cancer-program/sites/default/files/styles/barista_posts_full_image/public/posts/lungs1-square.jpg?itok=sijelZLL" width="127" height="127" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-barista-posts-full-image" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Visitor 33 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program Study explores race differences of lung cancer risk https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/homepage-news-news/study-explores-race-differences-lung-cancer-risk <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Study explores race differences of lung cancer risk</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Visitor</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 08/01/2013 - 00:00</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/17" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Study explores race differences of lung cancer risk"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Mimi Eckhard</div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2013/08/study-explores-race-differences-of-lung-cancer-risk/" target="_blank">http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2013/08/study-explores-race-differences-of-lung-cancer-risk/</a></div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-full-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img loading="lazy" src="/treat-lung-cancer-program/sites/default/files/styles/barista_posts_full_image/public/posts/Aldrich_Study.jpg?itok=-l0FDeEW" width="576" height="364" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-barista-posts-full-image" /> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/homepage-news?tag=7" hreflang="und">Lung Cancer</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 05:00:00 +0000 Visitor 17 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program Regional variations in benign lung disease https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/homepage-news-news/regional-variations-benign-lung-disease <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Regional variations in benign lung disease</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Visitor</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 05/30/2013 - 00:00</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/18" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Regional variations in benign lung disease"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Dagny Stuart</div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="http://www.vicc.org/news.php?page=2013/05/study-finds-state-to-state-variation-in-benign-lung-disease-diagnosis/" target="_blank">http://www.vicc.org/news.php?page=2013/05/study-finds-state-to-state-variation-in-benign-lung-disease-diagnosis/</a></div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-full-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img loading="lazy" src="/treat-lung-cancer-program/sites/default/files/styles/barista_posts_full_image/public/posts/Deppen_Stephen-Web-300x200.jpg?itok=b3-A8RmV" width="300" height="200" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-barista-posts-full-image" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Thu, 30 May 2013 05:00:00 +0000 Visitor 18 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program BMI gene study expands to people of African ancestry https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/news/bmi-gene-study-expands-people-african-ancestry <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">BMI gene study expands to people of African ancestry</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Visitor</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 04/18/2013 - 00:00</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/34" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to BMI gene study expands to people of African ancestry"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Bill Snyder</div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2013/04/bmi%E2%80%88gene-study-expands-to-people-of-african-ancestry/" target="_blank">http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2013/04/bmi%E2%80%88gene-study-expands-to-people-of-african-ancestry/</a></div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 05:00:00 +0000 Visitor 34 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program Study finds obesity increases time in OR for lung surgery https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/news/study-finds-obesity-increases-time-or-lung-surgery <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Study finds obesity increases time in OR for lung surgery</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Visitor</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 12/13/2012 - 00:00</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/19" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Study finds obesity increases time in OR for lung surgery"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Dagny Stuart</div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2012/12/study-finds-obesity-increases-time-in-or-for-lung-surgery/" target="_blank">http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2012/12/study-finds-obesity-increases-time-in-or-for-lung-surgery/</a></div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-full-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img loading="lazy" src="/treat-lung-cancer-program/sites/default/files/styles/barista_posts_full_image/public/posts/Grogan_1.jpg?itok=40c_YvTZ" width="125" height="129" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-barista-posts-full-image" /> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/news?tag=9" hreflang="und">obesity</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 06:00:00 +0000 Visitor 19 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program Ancestry impacts smoking risk for lungs https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/news/ancestry-impacts-smoking-risk-lungs <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Ancestry impacts smoking risk for lungs</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Visitor</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 08/07/2012 - 00:00</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/35" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Ancestry impacts smoking risk for lungs"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Leigh MacMillan</div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2012/08/ancestry-smoking-risk-lungs/" target="_blank">http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2012/08/ancestry-smoking-risk-lungs/</a></div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Visitor 35 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program Lung cancer screening trial helps first patient https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program/news/lung-cancer-screening-trial-helps-first-patient <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Lung cancer screening trial helps first patient</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Visitor</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 03/01/2012 - 00:00</span> <a href="/treat-lung-cancer-program/blog-post-rss/38" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Lung cancer screening trial helps first patient"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Dagny Stuart</div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-external-url field--type-link field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/reporter/?ID=12276" target="_blank">http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/reporter/?ID=12276</a></div> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-full-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img loading="lazy" src="/treat-lung-cancer-program/sites/default/files/styles/barista_posts_full_image/public/posts/LungCancerScreening.jpg?itok=2FOQyI6Y" width="499" height="332" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-barista-posts-full-image" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 06:00:00 +0000 Visitor 38 at https://www.vumc.org/treat-lung-cancer-program