June 22, 2010

Cancer Center Magazine and News Websites Get Facelift

The new issue of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center magazine,

Momentum, is now online. Both the magazine and News Center home pages have received a facelift, the first stage in a redesign of the entire vicc.org site by Cancer Center web manager Anna Belle Leiserson. Explore the new look and features at:



Some of the stories featured in the new issue of Momentum include:

• Gut Reaction: Understanding how infection with a curvy bacterium called Helicobacter pylori causes stomach cancer could lead to new treatments and prevention for this disease, the second leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide http://www.vicc.org/news/2010/06/cancer-2-0/.

• Stories of Survival: Michelle Eckland, a Vanderbilt University undergraduate, writes about losing a parent to cancer and helping a cancer survivor, Mo Mantus, fulfill his dream of finishing a half-marathon. Watch the video of “Team Mo’s” journey in our special online “extra.” http://www.vicc.org/news/2010/06/stories-of-survival/.

• Cancer 2.0: Vanderbilt’s biomedical informatics faculty is using the power of computing to make sense of mountains of genomic data to better understand cancer and to improve cancer care. http://www.vicc.org/news/2010/06/cancer-2-0/.