Doctor by proton therapy machine

During radiation treatment, doctors are picking up images that could indicate COVID-19 in patients who are asymptomatic. Inova Schar Cancer Institute’s Chairman and Medical Director of Radiation Oncology, Dr. Gopal Bajaj, spoke with Bloomberg Law about how radiation oncologists are emerging as the coronavirus’s unlikely sleuths. According to the April 2020 article, there have been…

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The COVID-19 outbreak is posing unprecedented risks and challenges for all communities and healthcare systems worldwide. Inova Schar Cancer Institute’s multidisciplinary team is continuously monitoring the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation. Our dedicated team of experts is up-to-date on developments and CDC guidelines, and has developed a comprehensive response plan to maintain the safety and well-being…

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emergency room entrance

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, do not be afraid to come to the hospital for immediate care. Inova’s Emergency Rooms are open for all patients and remain a safe place to seek care in Northern Virginia. During this time of COVID-19, Inova has implemented additional safety procedures at all facilities, based on CDC…

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hospital workers in face masks giving thumbs up

Ryan Zimmerman of the World Series champion Washington Nationals was featured on NBC’s Today Show on Friday, April 17 to discuss his recently founded Pros for Heroes Relief Fund, which supports front-line healthcare workers and their families. The fund has already donated gifts of meals and financial resources to purchase Personal Protective Equipment for team…

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Thank You written in chalk on a driveway

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the doctors and nurses of Inova Loudoun Hospital are supported with words of enouragement from other nurses. “I was really touched because it’s a great representation of how we support one another,” said Kelly Stevenson, a nurse and special projects manager. Read more and see pictures of the messages on Loudoun…

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smiling nurse helping blood donor

Inova Health System is looking for individuals recovered from COVID-19 to donate plasma (colorless fluid part of blood) for a research study. Your donated plasma contains immunoglobulins (immune protection) and this study will use your plasma to help patients currently sick with COVID-19 disease. Learn more at inova.org/covid19/research

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