Category: Oncology



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 >

Pediatric Oncologist Honored on Top 10 List of Clinical Research Achievements

April 20, 2018

A School of Medicine researcher’s pioneering work in childhood cancer has been honored as one of the top… read more >

Radiologist Harnesses Virtual Reality as Powerful Teaching Tool

March 13, 2018

Physicians, trainees and even laypeople can now join an expert radiologist as he performs one of the most difficult… read more >

Quality Radiation Oncology Care Earns National Accreditation for UVA Cancer Center

February 9, 2018

The American College of Radiology has reaccredited the radiation oncology program at the University of Virginia Cancer… read more >

Scleroderma: Study Suggests Hope for a Longer Life

January 12, 2018

An unusual autoimmune disease that causes skin and lung damage can be treated effectively by stem cell transplant, a… read more >

A Gold-Standard Cancer Treatment is in Decline, and Money May Be Why

December 13, 2017

The evidence is clear: Cervical cancer is best treated with brachytherapy, a form of radiation therapy. Yet the use… read more >

UVA Recognized for Care of Patients With Blood Vessel Tumors

December 1, 2017

University of Virginia Health System has been honored as one of just 12 Comprehensive Clinical Care Centers in the… read more >

Prostate Cancer: UVA Aims to Help Men Make Complex Care Decisions

November 22, 2017

Researchers at the University of Virginia Cancer Center are developing a tool to help patients with prostate cancer… read more >

Discovery IDs Better Way to Treat Certain Prostate Cancers, Lymphomas

November 8, 2017

Certain prostate cancers and lymphomas have a major genetic weakness that doctors can exploit to help save patients’ lives,… read more >