• Veterans join panel during National Research Week

    On research panel, Marine Veteran shared his struggles after serving near Open Burn Pits. “They have taken the time to try to understand.”

  • Black Veterans receive equal, or superior, lung cancer care in VA

    Non-small cell lung cancer, the most common form of lung cancer, is the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. Surgery is the gold standard treatment for early-stage lung cancer.

  • Cultivating the Cancer-Fighting Power of Neoantigens: Which proteins pack the greatest punch

    In the two VA-supported studies, Hastings and Borden collaborated with colleagues at the University of Arizona who specialize in statistical analysis and evaluation of biological data. Hastings is an associate professor at Arizona State University, with an academic focus on immunobiology.

  • Bladder Cancer and Veterans: What You Need to Know

    Approximately 3,200 Veterans are diagnosed with bladder cancer every year. VA's National Oncology Program is here for them.

  • Join VA and the White House today for a cancer cabinet community conversation

    VA health leaders, along with representatives from private and public health care organizations, host a Cancer Cabinet Community Conversation.

  • VA’s National Oncology Program: Providing Equitable Cancer Care for Veterans

    VA’s National Oncology Program is working to better deliver equitable cancer care through new initiatives and programs.

  • Nine new cancers added to the presumed service-connected list related to particulate matter

    On April 26, VA announced the addition of nine rare respiratory cancers to the list presumed service-connected disabilities due to exposure to fine particulate matter

  • VA’s progress on treating cancer since 2016

    Every year, VA diagnoses and treats about 43,000 Veterans with new cases of cancer; VA currently treats 400,000 Veterans with cancer. Here is VA's progress on treating cancer.

  • VA physician spreads the word that patience is often key following diagnosis of low-risk prostate cancer

    While active surveillance sounds like a logical approach for men with low-risk prostate cancer, especially given that prostate removal and radiotherapy can lead to urinary, bowel, and sexual dysfunction, convincing patients to buy into it can be a challenge all its own.

  • VA supports Marine Veteran through health issues and homelessness

    Divorce, cancer, and homeless. Faced with crushing challenges, Marine Veteran is helped by new Act providing Veterans with life-changing resources.

  • TeleOncology keeps Veteran connected with VA Care

    The National TeleOncology service provides access to specialized cancer care across the country to Veterans who need it.

  • Women’s History Month: Meet the women making cancer history at VA

    As we celebrate Women’s History Month, learn about the women of VA’s National Oncology Program, who are blazing new trails.

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