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Case Study: Toddler with Wilms’ Tumor in Remission After Aggressive Therapy
Wilms’ tumor is the most common type of kidney cancer in children; however, it is a rare diagnosis with approximately 500 cases per year in the U.S. Diffuse anaplastic Wilms’ tumor is a more aggressive subtype of the disease and requires more intensive therapy.
Get to Know: Pediatric Hepatologist Frank DiPaola, MD
He joins UVA as director of Pediatric Hepatology and medical director of Pediatric Liver Transplantation.
Five UVA Children’s Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report
UVA Children’s pediatric care clinics are once again welcoming new and existing patients for on-site appointments, offering a variety of services ranging from well-child visits to more immediate or specialized care.
How to Discuss Immunization With Parents Leaning Anti-Vax
With the recent outbreak of diseases like measles countrywide, it’s more important than ever that we set the record straight and ensure parents are well informed about the importance of adhering to vaccine recommendations.
Meet Your UVA Schedulers
The UVA scheduling team will host an open house where you'll have an opportunity to meet the team and provide feedback on your access experience.
New Initiative Ensures Best Practices in Asthma Care
To ensure that children with asthma receive consistent, evidence-based care, the UVA Children’s Hospital has joined a consortium of 89 hospitals in a nationwide effort to decrease the use of unnecessary interventions.
New Clinically Integrated Network Is the Only One In the State Designed for Pediatrics
A new joint venture between UVA Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters aims to ensure all children have easy access to the best possible care in the right location delivered with the greatest efficiency and value.
Four UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Earn U.S. News Top 50 National Ranking
Four UVA Children's Hospital specialties will be listed in the 2017-2018 U.S. News & World Report “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide.
Pediatric Brain Tumors — Recognizing the Warning Signs
By taking a closer look at two cases of Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma, both teen patients referred to UVA Children’s Hospital, we can get a better understanding of when to consider brain tumor as a potential diagnosis.
An Update on UVA’s Unique Partnership to Expand Its Pediatric Liver Transplantation Program
A partnership between UVA Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has resulted in four pediatric liver transplants since April and four to six more are expected to occur before the end of the year.