Doctors at Vanderbilt are on track to radically change the way retinoblastoma is treated using an approach that delivers chemotherapy directly to the tumor via the ophthalmic artery. This novel approach, known as IA chemo, uses a catheter that is … Continued
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The U.S. medical system spends $750 billion a year on health care that doesn’t result in improved health outcomes. In fact, one-third of medical spending is wasted on unnecessary procedures, according to a report from the Institute of Medicine. Patients … Continued
For decades, the composite photos of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine graduating classes could be found spread all around the Medical Center. Some were framed and hung, while others were stowed in desk drawers or archived in various locations. Thanks … Continued
Through the services offered at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt, patients like Brenda Wilson are learning how to live with chronic pain and taking steps toward building a new normal. The Center recently received a $5 million gift from the Bernard Osher Foundation.