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UT Medical Center Cancer Institute receives $68,000 donation from family fellowship, WBIR, 2/4/20
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The UT Medical Center Cancer Institute has received more than $300,000 from one family fellowship. The Stephen Y. Coleman fellowship has been giving donations to the cancer center since 2015. On Tuesday, the fellowship delivered a $68,000 check to the cancer institute...


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Radhakrishnan Ramchandren M.D
Dr. Radhakrishnan (Rod) Ramchandren was recruited as the Division Chief of Hematology Oncology at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine and University of Tennessee Medical Center (UTMC) in February 2019. Coming from the Karmanos Cancer Center in Michigan, he joined the faculty at UTMC as a Professor of Medicine. As the Division Chief, Dr. Ramchandren will be focusing on enhancing the academic and research endeavors of the Division with a focus on medical education and the development of a Hematology Oncology fellowship training program. Dr. Ramchandren has clinical and research interests in hematologic malignancies (cancers of the blood and lymph system) with a particular focus on the treatment and management of lymphoma. Dr. Ramchandren maintains an active clinical practice and has been involved in clinical research and the development of novel therapies for patients with hematologic malignancies. In his spare time Dr. Ramchandren is happiest exploring east Tennessee and rooting for the Volunteers with his wife Sindhu and their 3 children.


Al Wilson returns to Tennessee to help fight against cancer, Taylor Vortherms, The Daily Times, 5/19/19
There’s not a lot that rattles Tennessee football legend Al Wilson. The words “brain cancer” were definitely an exception. A former linebacker and captain on the Volunteers’ 1998 national championship team, Wilson got...

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UT Cancer Center receives $70,000 donation for "Sock it out of the Park", WVLT 12/20/18
Tailgating Against Cancer presented the check Thursday morning from its "Sock it out of the Park" event in April. The check presented was for $70,000 in Dr. John L. Bell's office inside the cancer center...

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Tennessee residents set socks record to raise money for cancer fellowship, Kristen Stephenson, Guiness World Records 5/30/18
The record for the Largest gathering of people wearing mismatched socks has been achieved, an admirable mass participation event organized by Tailgating Against Cancer. A total of 933 participants came out to....
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Eric Berry Supports Tailgaiting Against Cancer, Cole Ryg 3/9/18


Tailgate with InsideTennessee to fight cancer, InsideTennessee 10/4/16
Join InsideTennessee in tailgating for a cause on Oct. 15 before the Alabama game for an opportunity to fight an illness that affects countless lives each year. Watch the video above to learn more about the event...

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Something for Stephen, Blount Press Row 6/7/16
Landon Coleman passes a photograph of his older brother, Stephen, every workday morning. It’s there on the wall to the right of office manager Angie Hayworth’s desk. Stephen is smiling...
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Coleman Family Establishes a Fellowship in Stephen Y. Coleman’s Memory, Frontiers Fall/Winter 2015 12/9/15
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Maryville Schools naming batting cages after Coleman, The Daily Times 7/9/12
Maryville’s outdoor batting cages will soon bear the name of a former Maryville High School junior varsity baseball coach. On Monday, Maryville Board of Education unanimously approved naming the cages and practice area...
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Inaugural golf outing raises money in honor of cancer victim, The Daily Times 6/9/12
Close to 200 golfers turned out for the inaugural Stephen Y. Coleman Memorial Golf Outing at Lambert Acres Thursday, helping raise close to $20,000 for the Cancer Institute at UT Medical Center and the Maryville Alcoa Home Builders...
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Stephen York Coleman Obituary, Legacy 7/14/11
Stephen York Coleman, born December 17, 1973 departed this life July 14, 2011. Member of Maryville Church of Christ. Baptized April 10, 1991. Stephens strong will and faith allowed him to journey through the illness of brain cancer...
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