Category: Cancer (Page 8)
Newsweek’s ‘Top Cancer Doctors 2015’ List Features 16 UVA Physicians
Out of almost 100,000 nominations, hospital leaders and cancer specialists developed the list of top cancer doctors.
UVA Cancer Center Earns National Radiation Oncology Accreditation
UVA Cancer Center has been awarded a three-year accreditation in radiation oncology by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
Are You Up to Speed On BRCA?
In light of the "Angelina Jolie effect," UVA certified genetic counselor Martha Thomas provides tips on how to respond to your patients’ FAQs about inherited breast and ovarian cancers.
Not-to-Miss Cancer Events: Film Screening and Education Series
Register today for a live screening of the film based on the book “The Emperor of All Maladies” and an educational series featuring presentations by UVA’s leading cancer researchers.
UVA Palliative Care Clinic Founder Honored by the ACS
The American Cancer Society has honored Leslie Blackhall, MD, MTS, the founder of the Palliative Care Clinic at UVA Cancer Center, with a national award for improving cancer patients’ quality of life. Blackhall is one of seven winners of the 2015 American Cancer Society Lane W. Adams Quality of Life…
UVA Cancer Center Welcomes New Deputy Director
Robert Dreicer, MD, MS, FACP, FASCO, is the center’s new deputy director, associate director for clinical research and head of the section of medical oncology within the Division of Hematology/Oncology.
Uncovering the Merits of a Novel Breast Imaging Technique
Mark B. Williams, PhD, has devoted the past decade to developing a new scanner that he hopes will give women and their physicians better diagnostic information.
A Less Invasive Surgical Option for Mouth and Throat Cancers
Transoral robotic surgery allows surgeons to operate through the mouth rather than splitting the jawbone.
To Grow a Successful Hem-Onc Program, Add Top Minds, Novel Research
UVA Cancer Center is growing its Stem Cell Transplant Program and pioneering new approaches to treat AML and other hematological malignancies.
For the First Time, Cancer Care Tailored to Needs of Older Patients
With the launch of the Geriatric Oncology Clinic, Erika Ramsdale, MD, aims to guide specialists in selecting the best cancer treatment for aging patients.