Spring 2012 Issue


A Closer Look

Biostatisticians like Xi (Steven) Chen, Ph.D., are integral to cancer research, especially in the modern genomics era.


Michael Greene had one of the most aggressive and rapidly fatal forms of brain cancer: a glioblastoma. His parents are now continuing the fight against the disease by supporting research at Vanderbilt-Ingram.


From the personal digital camera with which she discovered her tonsil cancer to the multimillion dollar “cameras” she sold professionally, photography has played an important part in Debra Sheridan’s life and cancer journey.

Multi-media highlights

We’ve come a long way in the 40 years since declaring a “War on Cancer.”


Also in this issue

Director’s Letter

A word from Jennifer Pietenpol, Ph.D.

Quick Takes

News from around the Cancer Center

Journal Watch

Highlights of recent publications.