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Cancer Center

At UVA Cancer Center, you'll find the latest in research-based treatment options. To make sure everyone can access these services, we have state-of-the-art clinics throughout Virginia and telemedicine programs that reach rural communities. 

U.S. News & World Report has ranked UVA the No. 1 hospital in Virginia. Three of our specialties are among the top 50 in the U.S., including our cancer services. We're also the only cancer center in Virginia listed in Becker’s 100 hospitals and health systems with great oncology programs.

A Team Approach to Cancer Care

April had stage four colon cancer. Several doctors from UVA Cancer Center worked together to help her fight the disease. View April's cancer journey transcript.

An NCI-Designated Leader in Academic Research

We're one of 70 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers. As part of this renowned group of leaders, we stay ahead of the curve in cancer research, prevention, detection and treatment. Discover our cancer research programs.

Stem Cell Transplant Program

With leukemia, your stem cells produce abnormal, malfunctioning cells. A stem cell transplant introduces healthy stem cells into your body.

Our stem cell transplant program has the highest level of accreditation. This includes Federation for Accreditation of Cell Therapy (FACT) and National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)/Be The Match Registry approval.

Get more information about UVA's Stem Cell Transplant Program.

Convenient Locations for Cancer Treatment

You don't just have to visit us at the Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center in Charlottesville. You can access care in other locations throughout Central Virginia, including clinics in Fishersville, Culpeper and Pantops. Talk to your provider about finding care that's close to you.

Palliative Care

Serious illness may require a special kind of care. Palliative care focuses on pain relief, symptom management and improving the quality of your life. Our palliative care providers can provide a holistic approach that offers emotional support as well as symptom relief. Explore UVA's palliative care services.

For Patients
The UVA Cancer Center team is dedicated to expert and compassionate care

Get access to the latest interventions to diagnose and prevent cancer. Find support resources to help you manage treatments, heal and thrive.

See How Clinical Trials Can Help
For Researchers
Our research and clinical trials leads the way in cancer treatment development

We perform more than $55 million in funded research each year. Research spans from basic discovery to translational research to clinical trials and population health.

Join Research at UVA
For Referring Physicians
Expert oncologists and surgeons treat your patients

Referring your patients to the experts at UVA means connecting them to the latest care as you stay informed along the way. 

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UVA Cancer News

New Initiative Aims to Reduce Cervical Cancer in Southwest Va., Appalachia

UVA Cancer Center is part of a new five-year study seeking to reduce the disproportionately high rates of cervical cancer – and deaths from…

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UVA as No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

U.S. News & World Report has ranked University of Virginia Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia for the fourth consecutive year…

UVA Discovers Incredible ‘HULLK’ That Controls Growth of Prostate Cancer

The discovery could be used to target and stop the progression of prostate cancer, which kills more than 30,000 American men every year.

Stories from the Your Center blog

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HIV and Cancer Treatment: What Are Your Options?

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Help Us Stop Cancer in its Tracks

At UVA Cancer Center, we’re not just caring for patients with the advanced treatments we have today. We’re continuing to push for what can be — asking the tough questions and pioneering advances that will one day stop cancer in its tracks. You can help us get there.