Category: Clinical Trial
UVA Now Offering Focused Ultrasound Trial for Glioblastoma Patients
Focused ultrasound temporarily opens the blood-brain barrier to allow the delivery of more cancer-fighting agent to the tumor.
Now Enrolling: Heart & Vascular Clinical Trials
View a list of trials now enrolling at UVA Heart & Vascular Center.
Two New Studies Now Enrolling at UVA
Learn more about the SALT Study and a trial focusing on developing a sentinel lymph node mapping (SLNm) technique for patients with early-stage rectal cancer.
With a Growing Team of Physician-Scientists, UVA Is Increasing Immunotherapy Trials for Cancer
An expert in immunotherapy, Lawrence G. Lum, MD, DSc joins UVA Cancer Center as the scientific director of bone marrow transplantation. One of Lum’s priorities is pioneering a new method of activating the body’s own T cells to target tumor cells.
New Trial for High-Grade Gliomas Now Enrolling
High-grade glioma patients at UVA now have the opportunity to participate in Toca 5, an international clinical trial of a new, virus-based procedure that activates therapeutics selectively within the brain tumor, leading to fewer side effects.
Have Your Patients Considered Precision Breast IORT?
Precision Breast IORT is a unique form of IORT developed at UVA — now being examined in a Phase II clinical trial — that incorporates CT imaging and high-dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy.
Two New Studies for End-Stage Heart Failure
Find out if your patients are eligible for the next-generation LVAD treatment or novel stem cell therapy, now being examined by leading heart specialists at UVA.
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.
Innovative iTREAT Toolkit May Cut the Time to Stroke Treatment
Neurologist Andrew Southerland, MD, is spearheading a study to test the feasibility of mobile neurological assessments during ambulance transport for stroke victims.
Using High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound to Treat Breast Fibroadenomas
A new application of non-invasive focused ultrasound technology is being explored at UVA with the launch of a study for benign tumors of the breast.