Category: Oncology



UVA Partnering to Improve HPV Vaccination Rates in Western Virginia

May 24, 2019

University of Virginia Health System is joining a coalition of healthcare organizations to improve vaccination rates in… read more >

Over the Moon: A UVA Doctor Reflects on Her Work With NASA

April 11, 2019

On March 3, 2016, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly came home from a yearlong stay on the International… read more >

Husband-and-Wife Doctors Receive $1.8 Million to Test New Breast Cancer Approach

November 15, 2018
Radiation oncologist Timothy Showalter, MD, and breast cancer surgeon Shayna L. Showalter, MD, are working to improve care for women with early-stage breast cancer.

UVA Honored on National ‘100 Great Oncology Programs’ List

October 31, 2018
This is the sixth consecutive year UVA has been recognized by Becker’s for quality care, and UVA is the only health system in Virginia named to the 2018 list.

Big-Picture Approach to Understanding Cancer Will Speed New Treatments

October 17, 2018
A new innovation in cancer research will enable scientists to understand the complex causes of the disease with unprecedented speed and sophistication.

Southwest Virginia Residents Sought to Direct Region’s Battle Against Cancer

October 4, 2018

A new University of Virginia Cancer Center initiative will empower Southwest Virginia residents to lead projects to better… read more >

UVA Developing ‘Two-Headed Arrow’ to Kill Ovarian Cancer

August 29, 2018

A School of Medicine researcher is developing a two-fisted, antibody-based approach to destroy deadly ovarian cancer — an… read more >

U.S. News & World Report: UVA is No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

August 14, 2018

For the third consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked University of Virginia Medical Center as the… read more >

UVA, Other Top Cancer Centers Endorse Steps to Eliminate HPV-Related Cancers

June 7, 2018

University of Virginia Cancer Center has joined the other 69 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers in endorsing a goal… read more >

Pioneering New 3D Cancer Model to Speed New Treatments

May 7, 2018

A scientist at the School of Medicine, working with local biotech company HemoShear Therapeutics, has created a… read more >