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UVA Health Receives Designation as Virginia’s Only Comprehensive Cancer Center

The designation will enhance access to care, clinical research, and treatment.

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Five Questions with K. Craig Kent, M.D.

Dr. Kent is responsible for overseeing all UVA Health operations. A researcher, educator, and physician, Kent is an internationally recognized leader in academic medicine. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and former chair (2019-2020) of the American Board of Surgery.

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Boy Wonder

A liver transplant gives Conor the chance to grow up healthy and, one day, help other kids like him

Kelly Casey

The Science of Relief . . . from Cervical Cancer

The Science of Relief . . . from Cervical Cancer

Nicaraguan women have the highest cervical cancer mortality rate in Central America and the Caribbean. Public health nurse and professor Emma Mitchell is creating tailored screening, follow-up, and treatment approaches to change that narrative.

UVA School of Nursing

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His Hand Shook Uncontrollably Until UVA’s Focused Ultrasound Stopped the Tremor

The patient’s hand shook uncontrollably for years, rendering it virtually useless for normal functions. Then in a single day at the UVA Focused Ultrasound Center, under the care of Dr. Jeffrey Elias, the shaking caused by essential tremor disappear...

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