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Man who underwent open aortic aneurysm repair happily pets dog in front of building

Striving for Longevity

Jerry Austin chose open aortic aneurysm repair when it was time for treatment. See why he chose this longer-lasting option at UVA Health.

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A breast cancer patient and mother smiles with her husband and toddler next to their newborn in the NICU

Fighting for Two

Having breast cancer during pregnancy could have been tragic. Would Dana's providers be able to save both her & her infant?

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Man smiling at doctor’s office after beating esophageal cancer

Reflux Checkup Saved His Life

Really bad acid reflux (GERD) is one of the main esophageal cancer symptoms. When Ronald's acid reflux got really bad, he got checked for cancer.

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Woman in garden after battling aggressive thyroid cancer

It was Going to Strangle Me

Lorraine was told she had months to live because of aggressive thyroid cancer. But then she came to UVA Health for surgery and a cure.

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Posted: May 21, 2024

UVA Alzheimer’s Expert to Head Translational Research Center

John Lukens, PhD, will serve as inaugural Director of the Harrison Family Translational Research Center in Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases.


Posted: May 16, 2024

New Health Blueprint Maps Healthier Future for Southwest Virginia

A new plan outlines solutions to the grave health problems that grip a rural region beset by a lack of care access.


Posted: May 15, 2024

UVA Health University Medical Center’s Battle Building Earns National Sustainability Award

For its efforts to reduce waste and find innovative sustainability solutions, UVA Health University Medical Center’s Battle Building has earned the 2024 Greening the OR Recognition Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization for environmental sustainability in healthcare.

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Melanoma Treatment: Centered Around You

It's Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Here, you'll find experts in treating all kinds of skin cancer, like melanoma.

Healthy Balance Blog

What Can We Learn from Christie Brinkley’s Basal Cell Cancer?

See 3 key takeaways for keeping yourself safe from basal cell carcinoma, the most common type of skin cancer.

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Celebrating Nurses Week 2024

May 6-12 is National Nurses Week. We honor and thank our nurses for the difference they make in the health of our communities.

Healthy Balance Blog

Brain Metastases: Don't Ignore the Signs

See the cancers that are most likely to spread to the brain and symptoms to watch for.