Free and Open to the Public
Location: Light Hall (Google map of this location)
Presenter: Louis Staudt, M.D., Ph.D., Lymphoid Malignancies Branch, Head, Molecular Biology of Lymphoid Malignancies Section, Deputy Branch Chief, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Member, National Academy of Sciences
For more information regarding prior lectures, featured speaker and upcoming speakers, click on http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/discoveryseries/.
Hosted by: Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
The Harpeth Hills Ladies Golf Association and Metro Parks & Recreation will host their annual golf tournament to benefit breast cancer research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center on Thursday, September 18 at the Harpeth Hills Golf Course. This two-person golf scramble will have three divisions: men, women and couples. Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. and tee time is 8:00 a.m. For more information go to: http://www.hhlga.weebly.com
When: Every 4th Wednesday
Time: 11:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M.
Where: Vanderbilt Health 100 Oaks (Conference Room #26102), 719 Thompson Lane, Nashville, Tn. 37204
Patients, family members and caregivers are invited.
***We do not have the space for small children unless you make accommodations for them to be occupied.
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Georgia L. Wiesner, MD, director, Vanderbilt Hereditary Cancer Program, Ingram Professor of Cancer Research, Professor of Medicine
512 Light Hall, 9:15-10:15 a.m.
Children with cancer and their families are invited to a special "Teammates for Survivors" event Saturday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center, 2700 Children's Way.
The free childhood cancer event will educate childhood cancer survivors, their siblings and their families about physical fitness and nutrition. All cancer survivors, including those who have completed treatment and those still receiving treatment, are invited to participate. Each child will receive a T-shirt.
The family program will include games, crafts such as tie-dyeing T-shirts, nutrition stations and physical activity stations. Surprise giveaways, snacks and lunch will be provided and parking is free.
The event, sponsored by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and the National Children's Cancer Society, is in recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
Legendary entertainer and songwriter Pam Tillis will serve as Honorary Host and speaker for the first annual Nashville fundraiser for head and neck cancer patients. A Night of Courage Unmasked, to be held Saturday, Sept. 27 at special event and arts venue OZ, will feature decorative artwork by Tennessee artisans who take the stark plastic masks worn by head and neck cancer patients during radiation therapy and transform them into striking and colorful works of art. Nearly 80,000 Americans are diagnosed with head and neck cancer every year.
Proceeds from this event will go to the Caring Hearts Fund at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center to assist head and neck cancer patients who are experiencing financial difficulty. To purchase tickets or for more information go to: courageunmaskedtn.org/events
Times: Patron's reception 6:00 p.m., Preview party and Auction 7:00 p.m
Approximately 60 decorated masks will be displayed and auctioned during the fundraiser. Mike Wolfe, creator and co-star of the History Channel’s “American Pickers” TV show, and Paul Polycarpou, editor and CEO of Nashville Arts Magazine, will serve as celebrity auctioneers.
The Nashville art show and fundraiser, sponsored by Courage Unmasked Tennessee, in cooperation with Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, represents the first time a Courage Unmasked event has been held outside of Washington, D.C.