A cutting-edge type of cancer immunotherapy – which supercharges immune cells to better destroy cancer cells – will no longer require a hospital stay for select adult outpatients at UVA Cancer Center beginning later this month.
Five community groups from across Virginia have received $10,000 grants from UVA Cancer Center to address cancer-related health disparities. The grant program was created to celebrate UVA’s designation by the National Cancer Institute as Virginia’s only Comprehensive Cancer Center.
To expand access to cancer screenings for underserved groups in Central, Southside and Southwest Virginia, UVA Cancer Center is establishing partnerships with community health centers serving those regions.
UVA Health Cancer Center is joining more than 50 other top cancer organizations in calling to increase access to and use of low-dose computed tomography (CT) scans for Americans at high risk for lung cancer.