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New Experimental Treatment for Breast Cancer Available

Inova Alexandria Hospital is now offering intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) In keeping with efforts to provide the best individualized breast cancer treatment available, Inova Alexandria Hospital has recently begun offering intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT). The therapy is a relatively new radiation treatment for breast cancer that offers advantages over traditional radiation treatment for some patients. […]

Most people could use more sleep, according to Sleep Center doctor

Precious Winks While sleep is something we all need, we don’t always get as much of it as we should. While occasional nights with insufficient sleep are normal for most people, continued sleeping issues could be signs of a disorder. The Neurodiagnostic and Sleep Center at Inova Alexandria Hospital diagnoses and treats many problems associated […]

Reduce sun exposure to lessen your risk of skin cancer

Don’t Feel the Burn There are many factors that determine the likelihood that you will develop skin cancer, including your genetics and family history of the disease. However, one of the main risk factors — exposure to the sun’s UV rays — can be mitigated if you take the proper preventive steps. One of them […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital recognized for stroke treatment expertise

Fast-Acting Inova Alexandria Hospital has received a prestigious award related to its high caliber of stroke treatment. It recently was honored with an award from the American Heart Association /American Stroke Association. The association’s Get With The Guidelines – Stroke program has given Inova Alexandria Hospital the “Target: Stroke Honor Roll- Elite Plus” Quality Achievement Award. […]

Minimally invasive vein treatment provides solution for two young mothers

A Clear Path The formation of a blood clot in a vein deep in the body, known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), can be debilitating and even life-threatening if left untreated. Up to 45 percent of patients with DVT develop post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) in which a vein becomes scarred and blocked. The resulting limited blood […]

Alexandria: Never a Slow Day in the ER, Gazette Packet, June 10, 2015

It is 11:10 a.m. and the emergency room is full with light blue curtains drawn across the patient rooms lining the long hallway. Tia Moffa, Emergency Room nurse at Inova Alexandria Hospital, is currently monitoring a critical patient who was brought in by ambulance and was unresponsive upon arrival. Moffa said, “we did lots of […]

Dr. Alessandro Ghidini Awarded the Julia Johns Award of Distinction

Alexandria, VA – Wednesday, June10, 2015 – Inova Alexandria Hospital held the twenty-third annual 1872 Society reception on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. This event provides an opportunity for the Inova Alexandria Hospital Foundation to thank its generous donors for their support over the past year, while also honoring an individual with the Julia Johns Award […]

Inova Health System gets $50 million donation, WUSA 9, May 18, 2015

Inova have received the largest single donation in Virginia healthcare history, $50 Million Dollars.

Multi-million-dollar gift to help fund Fairfax cancer research center, ABC 7 WJLA, May 18, 2015

Multi-million-dollar gift to Inova from Dwight and Martha Schar will help fund Fairfax cancer research center.

Inova Center for Personalized Health’s Cancer Program Receives $50 Million Gift

Donald (Skip) Trump, MD, named the Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute CEO & Executive Director FALLS CHURCH, VA. – Inova acknowledged today a $50 million gift from developer and philanthropist Dwight Schar launching the Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute. The center will anchor the new Inova Center for Personalized Health recently […]

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