Support Services

Cancer National Outreach Network

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Find out about UVA Cancer Center and the National Cancer Institute's National Outreach Network program, which serves as a liaison between the Community Health Educator (CHE) and southwest Virginia.

Cancer Side Effects

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Side effects that occur with cancer and cancer treatments can feel challenging both physically and emotionally. We understand. Find support resources to help you lessen those effects.

Financial Services for Cancer Patients

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Our dedicated financial coordinators can help you learn about your out-of-pocket costs and the overall cost for your care. They can connect you to drug assistance programs and talk about payment plans. They can even help you apply for financial aid.

If you have questions regarding your coverage, bills or other financial issues related to your medical care, please let us help.

Apply for Financial Assistance

Download and complete an application:

Cancer Support Groups & Staff

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A support groups and programs page including advanced GYN support, multiple myeloma support, oral, head and neck support, a caregiver cafe, tobacco cessation support, exercise programs, patient and caregiver orientation classes, as well as resource connectors.

Flourish Boutique

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Flourish Positive Image Boutique, located on the first floor of the Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center, is a custom shop that sells wigs, headscarves, prostheses, mastectomy bras and other items like creams, books and gifts. The shop has a certified mastectomy fitter.

Cancer Education Resources

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Visit the UVA Cancer Center learning resource center to learn about your condition. Get personal support and free and easy tools online, in person or by mail.

Unaligned Research Program

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The Unaligned Research Program includes members of the cancer center research program who provide key contributions, but their work is not easily aligned with any of the core programs listed above.

Full Members

   
Goldfarb Adam

Department of Pathology

Research Programs

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The UVA Cancer Center has approximately 220 full and associate members divided into five research programs. Each of these programs represents an area of expertise important for understanding how cancer starts and progresses and for development of interventions to detect, diagnose, treat, and prevent cancer. Each program has a natural affinity and identity, with sub-groups that make sense scientifically. In addition, each of these programs has helped generate major discoveries important for cancer: