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Your Breast Cancer Treatment Questions, Answered

Lauren Mauro, MD, is a specialty care physician board-certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology. She has a special interest in the management of breast cancer. She joins Inova Medical Group in April, 2019. A breast cancer diagnosis is a frightening and overwhelming experience. If you or someone you love is facing breast cancer,…

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Shopping for Safe Skincare Products

Our skin is our largest organ and absorbs much of what we put on it. But how many of us really know what’s in the skincare products we use? Many ingredients are questionable at best, and downright harmful at worst. For example, did you know that mineral oil is a liquid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained…

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Inova Schar Cancer Institute Named 2019 Best Healthcare Project by “ENR MidAtlantic”

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Recognizes Inova Schar for its innovative design and construction Fairfax, Virginia – Inova Schar Cancer Institute, a state-of-the-art cancer care destination in the DC Metro area and a department of Inova Fairfax Hospital, was recently named the 2019 ‘Best Healthcare Project’ in the region by ENR MidAtlantic, a leading engineering, design and construction publication.  …

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Inova Establishes First In-House Specialty Pharmacy in Region to Care for Patients with Chronic Illnesses

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FALLS CHURCH, VA – On May 13, Inova Health System opened its newest pharmacy, named Inova Pharmacy Plus, at the Inova Schar Cancer Institute campus (a service of Inova Fairfax Hospital). This pharmacy is the region’s first in-house, health-system-owned specialty pharmacy. The new pharmacy is radically different than traditional pharmacies in that it is designed…

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Inova Schar Cancer Institute Hires Nursing Leader, Hematology Oncology Experts

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Adds to Multidisciplinary Team of Cancer Care Providers July 18, 2019, Fairfax, Virginia – Inova Schar Cancer Institute, a state-of-the-art cancer care destination in the DC Metro area and a department of Inova Fairfax Hospital, has recruited four new expert cancer care providers to its growing team, including a Senior Director of Nursing, Nancy Bowles,…

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Inova Schar Cancer Institute Physicians Named Top Doctors in Northern Virginia by Arlington Magazine

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July 15, 2019, Fairfax, Virginia – Eight Inova Schar Cancer Institute doctors have been named “Top Doctors” in Northern Virginia by Arlington Magazine, continuing a track record of recognition for this growing team of exceptional cancer specialists. Inova Schar, a department of Inova Fairfax Hospital, is home to more than 1,000 doctors, researchers, nurses, cancer…

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New Brain Tumor Treatments Offer Hope

Mateo Ziu, MD, MBA, is a board-certified neurosurgeon. He is the medical director of the Inova Brain and Spine Tumor Program. As a neurosurgeon with specialized training in tumors of the brain and spine, I see many patients with hard-to-treat brain tumors. It’s always a balancing act to remove tumors while protecting vital brain tissue.…

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VR Meditation Can Ease Stress for Cancer Patients

Ephi Gravette is the Client Coordinator at Inova Medical Spa at Schar Cancer Institute. She began her career with Inova over a year ago at Inova Medical Spa in Ashburn, VA. Ephi has more than seven years of customer service experience in the retail industry and is passionate about helping others look and feel their…

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