Gamma Knife Surgery: A Patient’s 11-Year Journey to Be Cancer-Free

Carolyn Blackwell-Stark came to UVA to be treated for melanoma. The cancer eventually spread to her brain. Watch her story about Gamma Knife surgery.
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Why Breast Cancer Screening Is Essential: Chris Payne’s Story

At 61, Chris Payne was in good health and had no family history of breast cancer, but she discovered she had two stage 1 tumors. She's made it her mission to encourage screening.
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Behind the Badge: Kelsey Lucas, UVA Hospital Admitting Representative

Meet Kelsey Lucas, one of our admission representatives. She and her colleagues work with patients and their insurance companies to ensure that we accurately capture all pertinent information.
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How to Know When It’s Time for a Hip Replacement

Today, the number of people in their 40’s and 50’s having hip replacement surgery is increasing. Age used to be a major factor in determining if it was a good option, but today’s replacement joints are more durable and last longer than before. If you're having trouble with your hip joint, hip replacement may be an option for you. More »