Category: Oncology

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 >

UVA, other NCI-designated cancer centers endorse latest HPV vaccination recommendations

January 11, 2017

Together with the other 68 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers, University of Virginia Cancer Center … read more >

UVA honored nationally for bariatric surgery, cancer care

January 9, 2017

University of Virginia Medical Center’s bariatric surgery and cancer care programs have earned… read more >

Most women unaware of breast density’s effect on cancer risk, UVA study finds

November 21, 2016

Most women don’t know that having dense breasts increases their risk for breast cancer and reduces a mammogram’s ability… read more >

The unseen cancer crisis: Alarming disparities found across Appalachia

October 19, 2016

Rural Appalachia has gone from having the lowest cancer death rate in the country to the highest – and… read more >

Experimental drug could stop melanoma, other cancers, research suggests

September 7, 2016

An experimental cancer drug works differently than intended and shows significant promise for stopping melanoma … read more >

National ‘100 Great Oncology Programs’ list features UVA

August 23, 2016

University of Virginia Cancer Center at UVA Medical Center has been honored among 100 hospitals and… read more >

UVA Health System and HemoShear Therapeutics to Collaborate on Advanced Cancer Tumor Models

June 20, 2016

To better understand cancerous tumors and help develop breakthrough treatments, University of Virginia Health System and HemoShear Therapeutics, LLC,… read more >