- Clinical Practice:
- Anal Cancer, Anemia, Aplastic anemia, Bile Duct Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Breast Cancer in Men, Breast Cancer in Women, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Colon Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Ewing's sarcoma, Gallbladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Laryngeal (Voice Box) Cancer, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Melanoma, Malignant Mesothelioma, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Pancreatic Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Skin Cancer, Gastric (Stomach) Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Throat (Oropharyngeal) Cancer, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, ITP, Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia, Hodgkin Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Polycythemia vera, Pulmonary Embolism, Sickle-Cell Diseases, Thalassemia, Tongue Cancer, Von Willebrand Disease, Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, Breast Cancer, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Leukemia, Brachytherapy, Immunotherapy (Biological Therapy), Small Cell Lung Cancer, Nasal and Sinus Cancer, Oral Cancer, Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor, Salivary Gland Cancer, Small Intestine Cancer, Lymphoma, Sarcoma (Soft Tissue Tumors), Gastrointestinal Cancer, Superficial Thrombophlebitis, CMML Leukemia, Hemophilia, Hypopharyngeal Cancer, Vein Diseases, Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma, Blood Cancers, Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia, Head and Neck Cancer, Breast Cancer
Kathleen Oleson, RN, MSN, is a certified nurse practitioner who cares for adult cancer patients at UVA Cancer Center Pantops. She specializes in blood and cancer-related diagnoses and cancer symptom management, and is dedicated to working with each patient to make sure they receive the physical, emotional and spiritual support they need.
Oleson spent her childhood in New York and New Jersey before moving to Virginia, where she received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. She earned a nursing degree from UVA and worked as an infusion/oncology nurse for Virginia Cancer Institute and Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center in Richmond for close to 20 years.
Oleson earned a master’s degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. She graduated with a certification in Adult Gerontology Primary Care in 2019.
Married with two children, Oleson and her husband live in the Richmond area. In their free time, the couple enjoys cycling on the Virginia Capital Trail and supporting the VCU basketball team.
- Virginia Commonwealth University, 2019