Support Services

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.

Cancer Control & Population Health

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Learn about the Cancer Control and Population Health (CCPH) program, which promotes population health sciences research focused on cancer prevention, access to treatment and survivor support.

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

   

Dunsmore

Kimberly P.

Department of Pediatrics

Immunology/Immunotherapy Program

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The immune system is both a source of malignancies and a tool for cancer therapy. The Immunology/Immunotherapy Program (IMM) supports basic and clinical research to increase the understanding and control of

  1. The immune response to cancer
  2. The ways hematopoietic cell development and its dysregulation can be used to treat hematologic malignancies

IMM Program members approach this two-faceted goal through three scientific Themes:

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: