Getting the Best Breast Care

Sara Bruce, MD, is a breast surgeon at Inova Schar Cancer Institute.   A quarterback can’t make a touchdown without his teammates. In order to score on the field, you need a quarterback to throw the ball, a receiver to catch it and a defensive team to make sure the receiver reaches the end zone. Cancer…

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Nutrition and Breast Cancer: Lifestyle Choices to Reduce Your Risk

Lauren Fay, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC is a registered dietitian and certified oncology nutrition specialist at Life With Cancer, a program of Inova Schar Cancer Institute that enhances the quality of life for those with cancer by providing education, information and support free of charge.   Research shows a definitive link between cancer risk and what’s on your…

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Inova Personalized Health Accelerator Expands Precision Medicine Portfolio with Cyrano Therapeutic’s Novel Solution for Olfactory Impairment

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New Nasal Spray Stimulates Olfactory Receptor Growth, Improving Sense of Smell and Taste Fairfax, Virginia — Expanding its portfolio of innovative health solutions, the Inova Personalized Health Accelerator (IPHA) has invested in a new therapy company that is developing a solution to address a major unmet need in patients with olfactory impairment. Sense of smell…

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Inova Personalized Health Accelerator Invests in CoverMyTest, a New Software Platform that Speeds Insurance Verification for Genomic Testing

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Prior Authorization Software Facilitates Broader Access to Genomic Testing Fairfax, Virginia — Expanding its portfolio of innovative health solutions, the Inova Personalized Health Accelerator (IPHA) has invested in a new software system designed to optimize and automate the workflow involved with prior authorizations (PAs). CoverMyTest is the only PA service provider solely focused on assisting…

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Inova Personalized Health Accelerator Invests in New AI-Powered Platform to Predict Physical Therapy Progress

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Funding and Pilot Program to Validate Algorithms to Improve Patient Outcomes Falls Church, VA — The Inova Personalized Health Accelerator (IPHA) announced today it has invested in a new platform that improves tracking of patients’ physical therapy (PT) progress by providing more accurate, transparent information to providers, patients and payors.  Developed by Maryland-based KinometriX, the proprietary…

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President George W. Bush Headlines Record-Breaking Fundraiser for Inova Schar Cancer Institute

Dinner Raises more than $26 Million, Largest Single Night Non-Profit Fundraiser in DC area FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA, MAY 18, 2018 – President George W. Bush and former White House advisor Karl Rove reunited Thursday to help raise more than $26 million for the Inova Schar Cancer Institute, setting a new record for a single-event non-profit…

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Considering New Direct-to-Consumer Breast Cancer Tests? First, Get the Facts

Tiffani A. DeMarco, MS, LCGC, is a licensed and certified genetic counselor and the manager of the cancer genetic counseling program at the Inova Translational Medicine Institute. She and her team of cancer genetic counselors specialize in counseling patients and family members at risk for hereditary cancers. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently gave…

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Treatment Innovation for Patients with Prostate, Bladder and Kidney Cancers

 Jeanny B. Aragon-Ching, MD, is the clinical program director of genitourinary cancers at the Inova Schar Cancer Institute. She is board certified in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine and has a special interest in caring for patients with prostate, bladder, kidney and testicular cancers.   The doctors and researchers at the Inova Schar Cancer…

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Inova Schar Cancer Institute – Peterson Family Breast Center Offering Convenient and Comprehensive Breast Care in Loudoun County

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Leesburg, VA — The new Inova Schar Cancer Institute – Peterson Family Breast Center offers area women convenient and comprehensive care close to home.  Located on the main campus of Inova Loudoun Hospital, the 3,800 square foot suite is modern, soothing and provides a central navigation point for women. The Peterson family generously donated $10M…

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