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Do Mammograms Work? A Recent Study Says No: A Response
News & Events 5/15/2014

A study questioning the effectiveness of mammograms in preventing breast cancer has recently hit the news and caused a lot of women to wonder what to do. Jennifer Harvey, MD, a UVA radiologist who specializes in breast cancer treatment and research, offers her take on the study and its implications.…

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7 Quick Questions: Meet Cancer Surgeon Dr. Todd Bauer
People of UVA 5/12/2014

Ever wonder what your doctor or health provider does outside the exam room? Our 7 Quick Questions series gives you a personal glimpse into the people of UVA. Todd W. Bauer, MD is associate professor of surgery in UVA's Division of Surgical Oncology. What did you want to be when you were…

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Monthly Roundup: January 2014
News & Events 2/4/2014

The most popular blog post of the New Year? A UVA med student, while training on a supposedly healthy volunteer, discovered a real, life-threatening aneurysm — a finding that saved the man's life. [caption id="attachment_7762" align="alignright" width="300"] During training, medical student Ryan Jones (right) caught an AAA in Jim Malloy.[/caption]…

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7 Quick Questions: Dr. Thomas P. Loughran Jr.
People of UVA 12/4/2013

Ever wonder what your doctor or health provider does outside the exam room? Our Quick Questions series gives you a personal glimpse into the people of UVA. Thomas P. Loughran Jr., MD, is director of the UVA Cancer Center. He researches large granular lymphocyte (LGL) leukemia, a rare blood cancer he discovered…

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