Category: Cancer (Page 3)
UVA Expert Featured in Podcast on Oral Therapies and Adherence in Lymphoma and CLL — Listen Today!
Learn the most up-to-date and comprehensive information on oral therapies in lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) by tuning in to a podcast featuring UVA Cancer Center Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology Michael E. Williams, MD, ScM.
Get to Know: Department of Urology Chair Kirsten Greene, MD, MAS, FACS
A graduate of UVA, Greene returns to after 20 years on the West Coast. Learn more about her plans to further develop the prostate cancer program at UVA and find out what her research has uncovered for mitigating physician burnout.
UVA Cancer Center Expanding Infusion Center
With the addition of more specialty providers and expanded services, such as clinical trials and stem cell transplants, UVA Cancer Center is making improvements to better accommodate a greater number of patients.
Case Study: Lower Eyelid Melanoma in Situ
To ensure the best outcome, in terms of both disease eradication and preserving the appearance and functionality of the eye, UVA brought together skilled providers from dermatopathology, dermatologic surgery and ophthalmology.
Case Study: UVA Treats First Non-Trial Adult Patient with CAR T-Cell Therapy
CAR T-cell therapy was just approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for commercial use in adult patients with refractory and relapsed lymphoma.
High-Risk Breast Cancer: When to Refer a Patient for Genetic Counseling
BRCA isn't the only gene mutation linked to breast cancer. With large-panel genetic testing, UVA genetic counselors can better determine who is at greatest risk.
Help Us Detect Lung Cancer Sooner: Refer Your Eligible Patients for Low-Dose CT Screening
Low-dose CT lung cancer screening has the ability to reduce lung cancer mortality by 20 percent compared to chest X-ray. Unfortunately only around 4 to 6% of people eligible for lung cancer screening are actually getting screened.
Case Study: UVA-Riverside Partnership Gives Tidewater Cancer Patients Access to the Most Advanced Radiosurgical Technology Available
Read a case study that demonstrates the impact of the UVA-Riverside partnership as the two centers continue to provide patients in the Tidewater area and beyond access to the latest in radiosurgical technology.
Get to Know: Radiation Oncologist Kara Romano, MD
Kara Romano, MD, is part of a team at UVA pioneering new radiologic approaches to treating gynecologic and other cancers.
High-Dose Rate Brachytherapy: Part of a Proven Approach to Treating Intermediate- and High-Risk Prostate Cancers
UVA offers an updated, more conformal version of the recommended combination therapy, which includes high-dose rate brachytherapy, intensity-modulated radiation therapy and use of a prostate-rectal spacer.