Cancer Center Without Walls

UVA’s Cancer Center Without Walls addresses the burden of cancer across Virginia and beyond by working with communities to identify and address their needs through dissemination of evidence-based cancer control and prevention strategies.  This is made possible because of mutually responsive partnerships within the community and the diverse researchers at UVA Cancer Center. We aim to promote health equity in cancer prevention and control and strive to address disparities in our catchment area.

Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center

Our Cancer Center Mission

The mission of the University of Virginia (UVA) Cancer Center is to reduce the burden of cancer for the patients of today, through skilled, integrated and compassionate care and to eliminate the threat of cancer for the patients of tomorrow, through research and education in an environment that promotes diversity and equity.
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Eliminate Tobacco Use Summit Save the Date

Virtual Eliminate Tobacco Use Summit

The University of Virginia Cancer Center has partnered with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT System and other partner institution to hold a virtual Eliminate Tobacco Use Summit on July 16 and 17!
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Southwest Virginia Community Advisory Board

Community Advisory Boards

The COE has a strong history of developing and maintaining community advisory groups to advise and assist with our priorities. In addition to our Community Advisory Council which serves the UVA Cancer Center, the Cancer Center also has regional, focused community groups. Below is you can learn more about each group and the importance it plays in impacting cancer in our community.
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Cancer centers address impact of COVID-19 pandemic on prevention, treatment

A consortium of 17 cancer centers in the United States, including UVA Cancer Center, have come together to better understand the consequences of the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic…

Lay Health Navigators Key to Cervical Cancer Prevention, UVA Study Finds

In Appalachia, women die from cervical cancer at rates a fifth to a third higher than elsewhere in Virginia. According to new research just published by Emma Mitchell, a University…

Local Hero Spotlight: C’Ville Walks with Heart

Walking is the easiest form of exercise. You can do it almost anywhere. To get moving, all you need is a good pair of walking shoes. Targeted primarily to individuals…

UVA researchers look at ways to lower rates of cervical cancer in Virginia

Women living in Virginia’s Appalachian counties are not only more likely to have cervical cancer than those living elsewhere, but their diagnoses tend to come after the cancer has spread,…

iTHRIV and community groups partner to address health needs across Virginia

Four biomedical research projects to improve the health of Virginians, including a project in the New River Valley for colorectal cancer screening, will be funded by the integrated Translational Health…

RASAP’s Drug Takeback

This event provides an opportunity for community members to dispose of prescription drugs currently in their home to help prevent misuse by family members or others who may be in…