Category: Oncology Innovations
For Breast Cancer, Can Focused Ultrasound Overcome Immunotherapy’s Limitations?
UVA Health launches 2 key clinical trials to see if immunotherapy combined with FUS tumor ablation can prevent breast cancer metastasis.
Expanding the Horizon of Third-Space Endoscopy in Gastroenterology
These procedures offer minimally invasive options for many conditions, including early gastrointestinal cancers.
Advancing Immunotherapy’s Reach With Focused Ultrasound
With a first-of-its-kind focused ultrasound center & trials, UVA Health is positioned to overcome immunotherapy’s cancer-metastases limitation.
The Search for a Less-Toxic Treatment for Aggressive Leukemias
Targeting fusion proteins may provide an improved therapeutic approach for leukemia patients.
Sonodynamic Therapy: Novel, Noninvasive Therapy for Glioblastoma
A groundbreaking clinical trial at UVA Health may shift the approach to treating glioblastoma.
Researcher Highlight Q&A: Todd Bauer, MD, Uncovering Novel Pancreatic & Colon Cancer Targets
Todd Bauer, MD, leads a laboratory searching for what drives chemo-resistance and metastases in his pancreatic and colorectal cancer patients.
Finally, a Unified Approach to Managing AML
With acute myeloid leukemia classification overseen by 3 separate guidelines, Firas El Chaer, MD, is working to bring order to the chaos.
Researcher Highlight Q&A: Thomas Loughran, MD, LGL Leukemia and AML
Thomas Loughran, MD, reveals the most intriguing clinical applications for his LGL and acute myeloid leukemias research.
Disarming the Fatal Threat of Advanced Thyroid Cancer
A novel neoadjuvant approach can essentially cure a disease that often gives patients a year or less to live.
MRI-Guided Linac Delivers Therapy With Greater Precision
UVA Health is among the first 25 centers to bring cancer patients the MRIdian Linac, a significant advance in MR-guided radiation therapy.