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Why Choose UVA for Cancer Care?
U.S. News & World Report recently ranked UVA as the number one hospital in Virginia. UVA Cancer Center is ranked 31 of the top 50 cancer specialty programs, placing the cancer center within the top 2 to 3 percent of programs nationwide. “This puts us on par with the best and most recognized cancer programs in the country,” said UVA Cancer Center director Thomas P. Loughran, Jr., MD. UVA also received the highest possible performance rating for all nine common conditions and procedures reviewed by the publication, including surgery for lung cancer and colon cancer. Additionally, named UVA Cancer Center among the top 100 oncology programs in the country, and the only cancer center in Virginia named to this year's list.
Catching Cancer Sooner with Advanced Screening Technology
Getting screened is an important aspect to staying healthy. UVA Cancer Center provides screening options for a variety of cancer types, including the latest in lung cancer screening using low-dose CT scanning technology. We also offer a high-risk breast and ovarian cancer program and high-risk pancreatic cancer program, which monitor individuals with a family history of disease. Learn more about our screening options and specialty programs and clinics.
Featured Specialty Programs & Clinics
Discovered by UVA Cancer Center Director, Thomas P. Loughran, Jr., MD, LGL leukemia is a rare cancer of the blood with only 1,000 cases reported each year. Patients come from all corners of the globe to seek expert diagnostics, treatment options and follow up care provided by UVA's LGL Leukemia Program.
An NCI-Designated Cancer Center
UVA Cancer Center is part of an elite group of National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers, leaders in cancer research, prevention, detection and treatment. As one of only 69 NCI-designated cancer centers in the country, UVA is placed among the top in cancer care and research.
UVA Cancer Center is recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the top 100 oncology programs in the country and our doctors have been honored by Best Doctors in America® and Newsweek’s Top Doctors in America. Nursing at UVA has received Magnet recognition for exemplary care, which only seven percent of hospitals receive.
UVA Cancer Center has joined the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN), one of the largest cancer research networks in the country, enabling our researchers to be part of the larger efforts to find new ways to diagnose, treat and prevent cancer of all types.
UVA collaborates with OncLive through OncLive's Strategic Alliance Partnership Initiative.
UVA Cancer Center maintains a Community Partnership with the American Cancer Society, the only partnership of it's kind.