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Jeanny B. Aragon-Ching, MD of the Inova Schar Cancer Institute has co-authored a groundbreaking bladder cancer research paper just published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The large phase III clinical study showed that the addition of immunotherapy with Avelumab (Bavencio) increased the duration of overall survival by almost 50% in patients when given…

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Falls Church, VA – Every 2 seconds, a patient requires a blood transfusion and right now, blood usage is outpacing donations. Inova Blood Donor Services is currently experiencing a critically low supply of O+ blood and is asking the community to help.   Blood donation is safe. Inova has safety precautions in place to protect donors…

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Falls Church, VA – Inova Lung Services is part of a multicenter Phase 2 investigator-sponsored trial (IST) to evaluate the safety of fostamatinib, an oral spleen tyrosine kinase (SYK) inhibitor, for the treatment of hospitalized COVID-19 patients. The study is in collaboration with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National…

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Inova’s Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center is recognized as a Partner in MS Care by the  National MS Society. The national award recognizes healthcare providers as partners in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) care who demonstrate knowledge and expertise in treating people with MS. These providers have a relationship with the National MS Society which helps provide…

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Inova Health System is partnering with George Mason University (GMU) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) to conduct a COVID-19 serology (antibody) study to analyze the incidence of COVID-19 in children in Northern Virginia.  Inova is recruiting approximately 1,000 children, ages 0 to 19 for the study. Child participants will be asked to provide…

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Leesburg, VA — Inova Loudoun Hospital is proud to announce the opening of its new Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI) – Schaufeld Family Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center in the North Patient Tower. This space is double the size of the previous location with over 6,000 square feet offering space for clinical programs and…

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Robotic MAKOplasty® Total Hip & Knee Replacements Leesburg, VA – As part of its free “Ask the Expert” lecture series, Inova Loudoun Hospital will host “Robotic MAKOplasty® Total Hip & Knee Replacements” on Wednesday,September 2 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. using the Zoom video platform. Join Dr. Nauman Akhtar, board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Medical Director of Inova Loudoun…

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Inova Schar Cancer Institute is proud to announce that Laura Matthews, MBA, MPH, has been named as Inova Schar’s Vice President and Administrator. Laura joined Inova in 2014 as part of the strategic planning team before joining the Inova Schar team as Director of Operations and Growth in January 2018. She began working as the Acting…

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Falls Church, VA – During these uncertain times, health is on nearly everyone’s mind. The Commonwealth of Virginia is taking action to fight COVID-19 and to improve access to the healthcare you and your family need. Virginia’s Medicaid/FAMIS programs cover comprehensive health and mental health services, including testing and treatment for COVID-19. Local bilingual Outreach…

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Inova Health System’s Gynecology Program Ranks in Top 10 Nationwide Falls Church, VA. – Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (IFMC) was named the #1 hospital in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area for the second consecutive year and sixth time ever, according to U.S. News & World Report 2020-21 Best Hospitals rankings. Inova’s gynecology department was named…

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