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.
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.