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Scheduling regular check-ups to make sure cancer screenings take place is one way to catch or prevent cancer. Your VA provider can answer questions on what screening tests make sense for you based on your personal history and your risk factors.
The positive impact of VA’s focus on health equity in oncology can be seen in the cancer care treatment outcomes of Black male Veterans.
VA’s National TeleOncology allows Veterans to receive world-class oncology care and services, regardless of where they live.
VA National Oncology Program (NOP) is actively hiring oncologists for their National TeleOncology service (NTO).
VA is actively hiring oncologists and hematologists for telehealth positions that provide Veterans in rural areas with access to care.
Across the U.S., Black men are disproportionally diagnosed with prostate cancer and are more likely to die from the disease than their white counterparts.
A new VA partnership with Duke University and Baylor College of Medicine will help build a National Women Veterans Oncology System of Excellence.
Telehealth is not an option for hematology and oncology patients or the DC team who takes care of them. Veteran patients must come in for blood smears, biopsies, radiographic exams and chemotherapy.
With World Lung Cancer Day this month, we’re focusing on […]
“They are my family and I appreciate each one of them and all they have done for me," one Veterans says about his team at the Manchester VA.
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Last updated November 26, 2022
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