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"If I never have to tell another young mother that she has cancer...I would be a happy woman." Thank you, Dr. Modesitt, for your determination in spreading awareness to prevent cervical cancer! #CervicalHealthMonth http://www.nbc29.com/clip/14730209/uva-doctor-wants-to-spread-hpv-awareness-prevention

UVA patient Anna has completed five successful years off-treatment for leukemia this month—meaning she is now consi… https://t.co/MZDT42H04F

New #video! After finding a large tumor, Nancy Whitley's doctors gave her 5 years to live. She's now in year 7 and… https://t.co/KVGtygas2i

Each year, the Bill Steers Men’s Four Miler raises thousands of dollars for prostate cancer research and treatment… https://t.co/OMK8d7Cnfn

A new discovery from @MedicineUVA's Anindya Dutta gives us a promising new target for developing treatments for the… https://t.co/0ud6CX2NtB

HPV Discovery Opens Door to New Cancer Treatments

We know a good bit about how HPV (human papillomavirus) causes cancer, down to a particular protein it makes to stop healthy cells’ natural ability to prevent tumors. Scientists have tried for years to find a way to block that protein, but with little luck. A new discovery from our Anindya Dutta, PhD, gives them a promising new target for developing treatments for the HPV cancers. Click the photo to read more.

Support @UVACancerCenter this holiday season by bidding on one of these beautiful wreaths! https://t.co/llZBerGJuV https://t.co/tq03MOrx4A

These newer prostate cancer treatments are more effective and have a smaller risk of side effects, like urinary inc… https://t.co/7nM7qkLGLI

Still need a wreath? Our annual Cancer Center holiday wreath auction is happening! https://t.co/3ao0OlqGwv… https://t.co/s6BJjVgMbA

Cancer Pain? There's an App for That

With an NIH grant, prof. Virginia LeBaron will develop a bedside app to help cancer patients and clinicians in developing nations get the pain meds they need. Click the photo to learn more.