Category: Cancer (Page 4)
Super Cells: UVA On the Forefront of CAR T-Cell Therapy Treatment and Discoveries
UVA researchers are evaluating a novel CAR T-cell in order to expand this therapy to treat patients with untreatable lymphomas.
Understanding Racial Disparities in Colon Cancer May Lead to More Targeted Prevention and Treatment
Racial disparities in colon cancer rates occur due to how the colon's different sides age. Current research analyzes why.
UVA Research Opening Door to New, Targeted Treatments for Deadliest Brain Tumor
UVA research into treating deadly glioblastomas has found an oncogene to target and a way to use focused ultrasound never before possible.
Shedding Light on Androgen Signaling in Prostate Cancer Cells
In the journal Nature Communications, UVA Cancer Center researchers reveal a new mechanism for how androgen regulates communication within prostate cancer cells.
CME Spotlight: Inaugural Michael J. Weber Symposium Will Focus on Cancer Signaling
The goal of this annual symposium is to bring together internationally renowned cancer researchers and clinicians to present their findings on a timely area of cancer research.
UVA Nuclear Medicine and Oncology Teams Join Forces to Offer Neuroendocrine and Prostate Cancer Patients the Latest in Theranostic Treatments
UVA nuclear medicine physicians and oncologists would like to partner with you to offer this treatment to your eligible patients.
Research Update: Common Blood-Pressure Drugs May Improve Survival for Patients with Colorectal Cancer
New research from UVA Cancer Center's Rajesh Balkrishnan, PhD, suggests that common blood pressure drugs may improve survival for patients with colorectal cancer.
UVA Clinic Is Meeting the Unique and Long-Term Needs of a Growing Number of Cancer Survivors
The UVA Adult Cancer Survivorship Clinic was created to help patients navigate the physical, mental and social challenges of a cancer diagnosis. You can learn more about the unique needs of these patients through a free e-learning series.
What You Need to Know About the New Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently updated its lung cancer screening recommendations, making more patients eligible sooner. The catch: insurance companies have until 2023 to adapt their coverage.
UVA Hematologist/Oncologist Receives Inaugural Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Mantle Cell Lymphoma Research and Patient Care
Michael E. Williams, MD, was honored during the 2021 LRF Mantle Cell Lymphoma Scientific Workshop on April 7.