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Are You At Risk For Skin Cancer?

Did you know skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United State? This Wellcast will explain what preventive measures can be used to to protect the skin and who is at risk.


Ask the Dietitian

Ask the Dietitian is a feature in the Faculty and Staff Health and Wellness bi-monthly Connection newsletter. Read about a variety of nutrition related topics from previous newsletter issues. Why is breakfast important? Where can I find websites that have healthy recipes? Can fruits and vegetables lower cholesterol? How can I maintain my weight during...


Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness Katherine “Katie” Sibler Nurse Practitioner of the Vanderbilt Breast Center at 100 Oaks talks about Breast Cancer Detection and Prevention. Begin Transcript Stephanie Townsend: Welcome to this edition of the Vanderbilt University Health and Wellness Wellcast. I am Stephanie Townsend with Vanderbilt Occupational Health. We are here today to talk with Katherine...


Cancer Prevention

View best practices, what routine examinations are needed, and what services are offered to assist you with cancer prevention.


Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Join with Vanderbilt to: know the facts, honor and remember loved ones, get screened at 50 or motivate others to get screened


Lung Cancer Screening

​Lung cancer kills more men and women worldwide than any other cancer. Learn about how screening can help lower the risk.


Medication Options for Tobacco Cessation

Medication is commonly used to help smokers quit.  There is no magic formula to determine who needs medication.  If you smoke more than a pack a day, have had significant withdrawal symptoms during previous quit attempts, or have irresistible cravings for cigarettes, you should consider one of the following medical options. Nicotine patches are applied...


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Join us for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Learn more about about risk factors, screenings, and more.


Protect The Skin You’re In!

Marcia Spear, Nurse Practitioner in the department of Plastic Surgery explains how to protect your skin from sun damage.


Tobacco Cessation Resources

If you want to quit smoking, this list of tobacco cessation resources is the place to start.


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