The purpose of the Symptom Science Area of Excellence is to develop effective, innovative, and accessible strategies to prevent and treat symptoms of chronic disease across the illness trajectory in diverse populations and settings.

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UVA Nursing professor Virginia LeBaron with patient wearing BESI-C pain monitor

Pain is Personal

Virginia LeBaron, PhD was awarded a $3.4 million grant from NIH NINR to study cancer pain

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Decision Tool for Prostate Cancer

Nurse scientist Randy Jones is developing and testing a decision-making tool to help men understand the risks and benefits of their prostate cancer treatment.

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