Category: Oncology



New Technique Lets Doctors Predict Genetic Disease Severity

September 12, 2017

An international team of researchers has found a way to diagnose disease and predict patient outcomes simply by measuring… read more >

Breast Cancer Patients on Opioids Less Likely to Stick to Vital Treatment

September 1, 2017

A new study has found a troubling lack of adherence to a potentially lifesaving treatment regimen among breast cancer… read more >

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UVA as No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

August 8, 2017

The 2017-2018 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” guide rates University of Virginia Medical Center as the No…. read more >

UVA Breast Care Program Earns National Accreditation

August 2, 2017

For its high-quality care, the UVA Breast Care Program has earned full accreditation from the American College of… read more >

New Way to Shut Off Genes Speeds Battle Against Genetic Diseases

July 11, 2017

Gene editing using the CRISPR system is transforming genetic research and could be poised to transform the treatment of… read more >

UVA Honored as Center of Excellence for Bone Marrow Cancer

June 14, 2017

University of Virginia Cancer Center has earned recognition as a national center of excellence for its care of… read more >

New Approach Speeds Cancer Research Dramatically

April 26, 2017

A new technique developed at the School of Medicine will let a single cancer research lab do the… read more >

UVA’s Excellence in Cancer Nets $15 Million Grant

April 26, 2017

University of Virginia Cancer Center has again been honored as one of just 69 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer… read more >

One giant leap against cancer: UVA a lead institution in Cancer Moonshot

January 24, 2017

The University of Virginia Health System is playing a leading role in the Cancer Moonshot program, which is designed… read more >

Affordable Care Act made cancer screening more accessible for millions, study finds

January 19, 2017

The Affordable Care Act helped make recommended cancer screening more affordable and accessible for millions of Americans, according to… read more >