Category: Oncology



UVA Tests Power of Focused Ultrasound, Immunotherapy to Battle Breast Cancer

November 8, 2017

In its latest pioneering effort to harness the power of focused ultrasound to battle disease, the University of Virginia… read more >

Susan G. Komen Awards UVA $450,000 for Innovative Breast Cancer Research

October 23, 2017

Researcher Melanie Rutkowski, PhD, can envision a day when doctors prescribe a specific diet to prevent the spread of… read more >

UVA Named to National ‘100 Great Oncology Programs’ List

October 4, 2017

For the fifth consecutive year, national healthcare publication Becker’s Hospital Review has named University of Virginia Cancer Center… read more >

Teen 1st in Va. to Receive Gene Therapy in UVA Clinical Trial

September 27, 2017

The School of Medicine has administered its first dose of an experimental immunotherapy for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia that… read more >

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 >