Education, Research, Clinical Care

Our Hematology/Oncology Division faculty are committed to the three pillars of state-of-the-art patient care: superior clinical care, research and an outstanding training environment. We treat patients with all cancer types, and those with benign hematological disorders.

Our goal is to provide every patient with the best possible care, delivered by highly trained providers, that care about every aspect of your experience.


Hematology & Oncology Division News

Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., professor in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, and Neil Zakai, M.D., M.Sc., associate professor in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, were recently named co-medical directors of a new UVM Medical Center Thrombosis and Anticoagulation Program. 

(May 12, 2020) Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., professor of medicine, division of hematology/oncology and Sherrie Khadanga, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, division of cardiology are featured in the ABC22/Fox44 article titled "Each time there's a commercial break, take a lap around the house': Experts encourage health stay-at-home habits". Khadanga makes suggestions on how to stay active while staying at home to keep healthy. Cushman discusses other health problems that can arise during this pandemic as many are more sedentary than normal. There are many things to look out for, read more about Dr. Cushman and Dr. Khadanga's recommendations here.

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The University of Vermont Cancer Center is committed to innovative cancer research, life-saving prevention and treatment programs, public education and scientific collaboration, and serves to optimize cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis and care across Vermont and northern New York.

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“I cannot say enough nice things about the wonderful care I have received from all of the oncology staff; receptionist(s), nurses, techs, schedulers and doctors.”

- A Hem/Onc patient