August 4, 2015

Women who exercised during their teen years were less likely to die from cancer and all other causes during middle-age and later in life, according to a new study by investigators at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Shanghai Cancer Institute in China. Read more...

Veterans returning from Middle East face higher skin cancer risk


Soldiers who served in the glaring desert sunlight of Iraq and Afghanistan returned home with an increased risk of skin cancer, due not only to the desert climate, but also a lack of sun protection, Vanderbilt dermatologist Jennifer Powers, M.D., reports in a study published recently in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. Read more...

New Website for CS 2.0


To help keep you engaged with CS 2.0, a new internal website has been produced. Read more...

From "Momentum": The evolution of aspirin


A cancer cell is an evolutionary marvel, built for survival and speed. Born of genes gone bad, it hijacks normal parts of its environment to survive and divide until it is not one, but many cells, a mushroom cloud of danger called a tumor. Read more...