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Clinical Trials & Research

Our goal in cancer research is to understand at the most fundamental levels how cancer arises, grows, and spreads, and to utilize this knowledge to develop innovative ways to detect, diagnose, treat, and prevent cancer. The research enterprise provides resources, tools, and the infrastructure needed to advance research and find a cure.

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Clinical Trials & Research

Our goal in cancer research is to understand at the most fundamental levels how cancer arises, grows, and spreads, and to utilize this knowledge to develop innovative ways to detect, diagnose, treat, and prevent cancer. The research enterprise provides resources, tools, and the infrastructure needed to advance research and find a cure.

Top Minds in Medicine Working Together to Cure Cancer

  • With a rich tradition in academic oncology care and research, UVA Cancer Center is a leading health provider in the region for cancer prevention, screening, treatment, and education programs. Our vision for UVA Cancer Center Research is to continuously offer new and innovative therapies and treatment modalities through multi-disciplinary, team-based care and research. 

Cancer Research

UVA’s Cancer Research Program at a Glance

  • Over 180 faculty members from 23 departments within the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences
  • NCI-designated cancer center with more than $75 million dollars in funded research annually
  • Long-recognized as a premier institution in basic cancer research, with substantial contributions to the understanding of cancer cell and molecular biology
  • More recent increased and growing strength in translational, clinical, and population-based research
Research Programs & Resources

UVA Cancer Center Research Infrastructure

As an NCI designated center, the UVA Cancer Center has members in five different research programs (Cancer Cell Signaling; Chemical and Structural Biology; Immunology and Immunotherapy; Molecular Genetics and Epigenetics; and Women’s Oncology) and a developing program (Cancer Control and Population Health).

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Browse current clinical trials that are open and accepting qualified patients.