Category: Oncology



UVA Smoking Cessation Program Outperforming Typical Results

September 16, 2020
A 15-month free program for UVA Cancer Center patients to help tobacco users quit – combining medication and one-on-one behavioral therapy – is showing promising results.

Cancer Discovery Reveals Key Process in Tumor Formation

September 14, 2020
A new discovery from the School of Medicine may open the door to a new approach to treating cancer: by disrupting a vital condensation process inside cancer cells.

Consolidated UVA Breast Care Center Slated to Open in October

September 9, 2020
To make it easier for patients to access coordinated breast care in a single, convenient location, UVA Health is scheduled to open a new Breast Care Center on Oct. 12 in Albemarle County.

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

July 28, 2020
It's the fifth consecutive year. The publication also ranks eight UVA specialties among the best in the nation.

UVA IDs Gene Responsible for Deadly Glioblastoma

July 14, 2020
The discovery of the oncogene responsible for glioblastoma could be the brain tumor's Achilles' heel, one researcher says.

Diet, Gut Microbes Affect Chemotherapy Outcomes

June 2, 2020
What we eat can affect the outcome of chemotherapy – and likely many other medical treatments – because of ripple effects that begin in our gut, new research suggests.

233 UVA Physicians Selected for Best Doctors in America® List

November 19, 2019

233 UVA Health physicians have been named by their peers to the 2019-2020 Best Doctors in America®List…. read more >

New Initiative Aims to Reduce Cervical Cancer in Southwest Va., Appalachia

September 3, 2019

UVA Cancer Center is part of a new five-year study seeking to reduce the disproportionately high… read more >

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

July 30, 2019
U.S. News & World Report has ranked University of Virginia Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia for the fourth consecutive year.

UVA Discovers Incredible ‘HULLK’ That Controls Growth of Prostate Cancer

July 29, 2019
The discovery could be used to target and stop the progression of prostate cancer, which kills more than 30,000 American men every year.