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…

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…

In the coalfield, UVA telemedicine provides antidote to doctor shortages, poor health


UVA telemedicine has been providing care for patients in Southwest Virginia for over 20 years. Read More >>

VCU, UVA To Conduct Parallel Surveys Of Underrepresented People At Risk For Cancer


To reduce cancer’s toll in under-served populations, both the University of Virginia Cancer Center and VCU’s Massey Cancer Center are beginning surveys of people who they say are too often…