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Better Together

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This October, encourage a friend to join you in getting a mammogram It’s not the typical brunch or shopping date that you would normally take with a close girlfriend, but it is an activity that can be vital to your everyday life. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month — a perfect time to get an…

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In Perfect Harmony

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Oncoplastic breast surgery eloquently blends oncology and plastic surgery Surgical options after a breast cancer diagnosis have advanced significantly, with some of the newer solutions inspired by women themselves. One such procedure, oncoplastic surgery, is offered to Inova Mount Vernon Hospital (IMVH) breast cancer patients, although many women have never heard about the procedure. “Oncoplasty…

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Tumor Test Predicts Response to First-Line Ovarian Cancer Treatment with 89 Percent Accuracy

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Assay Based on 3D Spheroid Culture Would Direct Chemotherapy-resistant Women to Second-line Treatment Faster FAIRFAX, Virginia – A prospective, multi-center pilot study indicates that Ex Vivo 3D Cell Culture (EV3D) can accurately predict at diagnosis whether a patient’s ovarian cancer will respond to standard of care first-line treatment. Inova collaborated with KIYATEC, Inc., of Greenville,…

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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 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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