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Meet the Research Advocates

Research advocates at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center support our research efforts in many ways and for many reasons. Our advocates are cancer survivors, caregivers, and community members who are committed to making a difference. 

Kathy Leiser

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Number of years as a cancer survivor: 5 years

How many years have you been a VICC research advocate?  3 years

Why did you become a VICC research advocate?

To foster the advancement of cancer research.

Other Facts:

She was a member of the Nashville Lung Cancer Screening Trial at Vanderbilt and her life was saved through the early detection of her lung cancer.