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Inova Dedicates Inova Schar Cancer Institute alongside Patients, Cancer Survivors, Community Supporters and Elected Officials

New state-of-the-art cancer center emphasizes patient-centric mission, “Cancer. Care. We do both.” April 25, 2019, Fairfax, Virginia – On April 24, Inova Health System celebrated its place at the forefront of state-of-the-art cancer care and research with the dedication of the new flagship location of the Inova Schar Cancer Institute. The facility, a department of…

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John Deeken, MD named President, Inova Schar Cancer Institute

FALLS CHURCH, VA– Inova, Northern Virginia’s largest non-profit healthcare provider, announces that John Deeken, MD, has been named President of Inova Schar Cancer Institute. He will also serve as Medical Director for the Inova Schar Head and Neck Cancer Program. The appointment coincides with the dedication of the Inova Schar Cancer Institute’s new flagship location…

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Inova’s Own ‘Good Doctor’ Targets Abdominal Cancers

An illustration of a colon with polyps.

Surgical oncologist administers ‘hot chemotherapy’ regimen It’s the kind of story made for TV: A woman with a life-threatening case of colon cancer comes to Inova for cutting-edge treatment that delivers a one-two punch to her disease, beating back tumors and returning her to better health.  With the arrival of surgical oncologist Lana Bijelic, MD,…

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Cancer Research Spotlights Innovation

Illustration shows the connections between medical interventions and the human body.

Inova grants foster cutting-edge studies with power to transform care  When potentially deadly melanoma spreads, growing numbers of patients are offered immunotherapy to unleash the immune system’s power to kill cancer cells. But only some cancer patients respond to immunotherapy — perplexing doctors hoping to rein in the threat.  Now Inova scientists are among the…

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Cancer Institute Grand Opening

Inova Schar Cancer Institute lobby.

Inova Schar Cancer Institute puts a full suite of cancer care services under one roof After years of planning and preparation, the new home of Inova Schar Cancer Institute is coming into focus. When it opens this spring, the 342,000-square-foot facility will provide the most complete cancer care in Northern Virginia. Inova already gives patients…

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Advances in Lung Cancer Treatment

Zeroing in on Lung Cancer

What if there was technology to find and remove lung lesions when they’re smaller, promoting better outcomes? It is available at Inova Schar Cancer Institute. Read on to learn more Two biopsies on one woman’s lung lesion said it wasn’t cancer. Both biopsies were wrong. By the time this patient came to Inova Schar Cancer…

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