Category: Cancer (Page 8)
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.
Introducing Three New Members of a Growing Thoracic Oncology Team
UVA is recruiting highly skilled clinicians and active research scientists who are dedicated to discovering and utilizing enhanced diagnostic tools and advanced treatments for thoracic malignancies.
Image-Guided, High-Dose Brachytherapy for Breast Cancer
An experimental approach to treating breast cancer being tested at UVA allows doctors to administer significantly higher doses of cancer-killing radiation where it’s needed at the same time as tumor removal.
The Next Generation of Cancer Treatments
With a recent $10 million NIH program project grant, UVA top minds are working to reveal the potential of nanotechnology to treat cancer. Get a breakdown of how these tiny particles enhance drug delivery and learn how UVA is putting them to use.
Lung Cancer Screening Now Accessible to Those at Increased Risk
UVA has established the Comprehensive Lung Cancer Screening Program to identify those patients at elevated risk, diagnose lung cancer in its earliest stages and provide therapy when the disease is most treatable.
Cancer Center Earns National Honor for Quality Care
UVA is among the "100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs" according to Becker’s Hospital Review.
Leading the Way In Comprehensive Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Cancer Care
UVA has established a comprehensive program offering early detection measures, advanced treatment options and coordinated care for patients with HPB disorders.
Making Bone Marrow Transplantation Accessible to More Patients
The Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program at UVA Cancer Center has been designated as a National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)/Be the Match® transplant center.
Intraoperative Radiation Therapy Now with Image Guidance
Breast care specialists at UVA Cancer Center are utilizing an enhanced form of IORT that will allow for improved treatment planning and greater precision.
Awards, Recognitions and New Services
Find out about the Commission on Cancer accreditation, novel treatments being offered through UVA’s Functional Neurosurgery Program, a new Care Coordination Center and a UVA physician honored for his charitable efforts.