Author: Marjorie Christian

The Center for Women’s Health Research Seminar Series, Breast Cancer Disparities – Oct. 21st

The Center for Women’s Health Research Seminar Series! In collaboration with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds and the Meharry Vanderbilt Alliance presents the Pamela C. Williams M.D. 9th Annual Memorial Breast Cancer Lecture. Thursday, October 21st 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. A virtual event! Register here! Keynote address: “Breast Cancer Disparities: A Perfect Storm” Sonya

Frankly Speaking about Cancer: Chronic Blood Cancer – Nov. 4

Frankly Speaking about Cancer: Chronic Blood Cancer This virtual live program focuses on building awareness among patients and caregivers about Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) and Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML), and how to foster an open dialogue with your health care team about treatment options, side effect management, and living with chronic blood cancers. Guest Speaker:

The Skills Workshops Webinar Series – October 2021

Harvard Medical School and the Biomedical Science Careers Program are hosting “The Skills Workshops Webinar Series” throughout the month of October! These workshops will address the needs of underrepresented minority and disadvantaged high school and college students by providing concrete information on the skills needed for success in their academic career. This program also offers a

International Cancer Education Conference

Registration for the 2021 International Cancer Education Conference (ICEC) is now open! The conference will be held virtually this year from October 12-16th, and the theme is Integrating Culture, Spirituality, and Social Support into Cancer Education to Improve Health Equity. Registration is now open, visit here! The 2021 International Cancer Education Conference is co-organized by the American Association for Cancer

Important Notice: Lung Cancer Screening

Lung cancer screening can save your life! View the Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s VUMC Lung Cancer Screening Infographic to find more information on lung cancer, lung screening eligibility criteria, and related resources. Please share this infographic with colleagues and community to increase awareness about the importance of getting screened. For more information visit: