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Conditions and Treatments

Cancer treatment for the whole person: holistic healing along with advanced therapies. See nationally ranked doctors for the best cancer care.

Your cancer treatment may include options like:

  • Gamma Knife
  • Targeted drug therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Tomotherapy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Bone marrow and stem cell transplant
  • Radiation, including intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT)
  • Surgery

Find out how we treat cancer

Cancer Care by Condition:

Find a cancer treatment for your specific condition.

Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplants

A bone marrow transplant replaces damaged or diseased blood cells for patients with high-risk and life-threatening blood diseases.

Brain Tumors

At the UVA Neuro-Oncology Center, patients benefit from some of the most advanced treatments available for brain tumors, including glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) and spinal cord tumors.

Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment

Gastrointestinal Cancer

Treatment of cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, including cancers of the pancreas, liver, stomach, bile duct, gall bladder, colon and esophagus

Gynecological Cancer

Treatment of ovarian, endometrial, cervical, vaginal and vulvar cancers

Head and Neck Cancer

Treatment of tumors in the head and neck region, including cancers of the lips, mouth, throat, neck, voice box and sinus and nasal cavities

Hematological Malignancies

Treatment of cancers of the blood and lymphatic systems, including acute and chronic leukemia, LGL leukemia, Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, multiple myeloma and plasmacytoma

Melanoma and Skin Cancer

Treatment for melanoma, as well as cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, intraocular cancer, Kaposi's sarcoma, Merkel cell carcinoma and skin cancer

Neuroendocrine (Pituitary Tumors)

Treating more patients with pituitary tumors than any hospital anywhere else in the world

Pancreatic Cancer

Including a clinic for patients at high risk for the disease

Pediatric Cancer

Treatment for children with pediatric cancers


Treatment of the Ewing's family of tumors, histiocytoma of bone, osteosarcoma, sarcoma and soft tissue sarcoma

Thoracic Cancer

Treatment for lung cancer, esophageal cancer, malignant mesothelioma, thymoma and thymic carcinoma, including innovative minimally invasive surgical techniques

Urological Cancer

Treatment of prostate and genito-urinary (GU) cancers, including bladder, kidney, penile, transitional cell, testicular and urethral cancer

Other Conditions Include:

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Ongoing Care

Cancer patients who have received successful treatment still need ongoing care.

For some cancers, early identification of recurrence, with prompt treatment, can lead to better survival and quality of life.

Depending on your type of cancer, followup care at UVA may last a number of years or it may be lifelong.

Treatment Story