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UVA Cancer Center: Leading the Way to Better Care in Virginia and Beyond
Under exceptional leadership, UVA Cancer Center’s clinical operations team is moving at a rapid pace to implement new and innovative processes designed to make the patient experience easier, improve the quality of care that we provide and increase accessibility of UVA cancer services for residents of Virginia and surrounding regions. Our research teams are making strides in their efforts to understand and more effectively treat cancer, work that puts UVA on the map as one of the top academic cancer centers in the country and enables us to offer the most advanced treatment options and clinical trials available.
U.S. News & Word Report has ranked UVA the No. 1 hospital in Virginia. Three of our specialties are among the top 50, including our cancer services, which ranked 31st; only three percent of U.S. hospitals have a ranked specialty.
UVA Cancer Center Gets Social - Connect with Us
Visit UVA Cancer Center’s new blog, Your Center, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Our goal in getting social is to help patients and caregivers cope and grow through their cancer experience and give those without cancer the information they need to prevent it as best they can. Engage with us on social and encourage friends and family to do the same!
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.