Category: Oncology

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 >

Preventing cancer: Study finds dramatic benefits of weight-loss surgery

October 1, 2015

In a Nutshell
A study looked at the effects of weight-loss surgery on obese women most at risk for… read more >

Newsweek’s ‘Top Cancer Doctors 2015’ list features 16 UVA physicians

September 30, 2015

Sixteen University of Virginia Cancer Center physicians were named to Newsweek’s “Top Cancer Doctors 2015” listing.

Newsweek developed… read more >

Cancer Center earns national honor for quality care

July 31, 2014

Becker’s Hospital Review has named the University of Virginia Cancer Center… read more >