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Our Mission to advocate for and provide leadership in delivering quality comprehensive care to Veterans diagnosed with cancer and hematologic disorders.


We do this by:

  1. Offering educational programs to members with the goal of improving the quality of cancer care to Veterans,
  2. Facilitating networking between members to broaden knowledge and best practice, and
  3. Exploring and facilitating research across a range of disciplines within the membership.
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Our current membership of over 800 professionals is comprised of medical oncologists and hematologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pharmacists, nurses, nurse practitioners, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, physician assistants, social workers, cancer registrars, and other allied health professionals. AVAHO provides opportunities for networking, strengthen the educational activities, and improve the research capabilities among VA Hematology/Oncology professionals.


The Association of VA Hematology/Oncology (AVAHO) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting hematology and oncology professionals who care for our nation's Veterans. We are not directly affiliated with the VA Healthcare system. Donations and membership fees are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.