Katie Couric UVA Health System

February 28, 2011 — Katie Couric and University of Virginia leaders joined hundreds of guests Saturday to dedicate the new Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center, which brings together UVA’s cancer experts in a patient-friendly facility with the most advanced treatment options.

The approximately 150,000-square-foot building for outpatient cancer care is named for the late Virginia State Senator Emily Couric, who died from pancreatic cancer in 2001. Patients will begin receiving care in the $74 million facility April 4.

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