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  • WVU in the news—Richard Goldberg: A transformative leader in cancer research

    Tuesday, November 13, 2018

    W est Virginia University’s Cancer Institute is well-known for its treatment and innovation. Leading the institute is Dr. Richard Goldberg, who has not only established himself as a transformative leader but also a potent researcher and educator. A native of upstate New York, the renowned gastrointestinal cancer expert came to Morgantown about two years ago. Goldberg previously worked at The Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center, where he served as the Klotz Family Professor of Cancer Research, the physician‐in‐ chief of the James Cancer Hospital, the associate director of the Ohio State Comprehensive Cancer Center and the acting division director of the Division of Medical Oncology. Before that, he also worked at the University of North Carolina and the Mayo Clinic. Goldberg is one of many world-class physicians recruited by WVU Medicine during the past few years, whose research has resulted in more than 300 peer-reviewed publications, including those in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association and the Journal of Clinical Oncology

  • Bonnie’s Bus receives $25,000 grant to provide patient navigation services

    Monday, November 12, 2018

    Bonnie’s Bus receives $25,000 grant to provide patient navigation services The WVU Cancer Institute is among six organizations to receive an inaugural Medline Breast Cancer Awareness grant, which is awarded to organizations to further the mission to eradicate breast cancer and provide counseling. The grant drives awareness around prevention and early detection by providing support to organizations that provide direct patient care.

  • CPC Director, Dr. Stephenie Kennedy-Rea, Receives the Order of the Bell Award from State Cancer Coalition

    Monday, November 12, 2018

    CPC Director, Dr. Stephenie Kennedy-Rea, Receives the Order of the Bell Award from State Cancer Coalition Dr. Stephenie Kennedy-Rea was awarded the Order of the Bell from the state’s Mountains of Hope (MOH) Cancer Coalition. The Order of the Bell draws upon the concept of Chuck Yeager’s Bell X-1 aircraft that he flew when he broke the sound barrier. The recipients of this award are breaking barriers in public health and creating “a call to action.”

  • Pharmacy researcher leads the future of experimental therapeutics at WVU

    Wednesday, November 7, 2018

    Pharmacy researcher leads the future of experimental therapeutics at WVU Researchers across campus are taking a One WVU approach to solving important problems and saving lives. At its core, an experimental therapeutics platform that integrates multiple disciplines from chemistry and biology to the health sciences and cancer institute. 

  • WVU Cancer Institute debuts treatment for liver metastases

    Monday, November 5, 2018

    WVU Cancer Institute debuts treatment for liver metastases A team of surgical oncologists from the WVU Cancer Institute, including Wallis Marsh, MD, Carl Schmidt, MD, and Brian Boone, MD, have performed the state’s first isolated hepatic perfusion, an operation that delivers chemotherapy directly to the liver to treat metastases that cannot be surgically removed.

  • WVU Radiation Oncology team participates in Annual ASTRO meeting: Translating Discovery to Cure; with posters and oral presentations

    Friday, November 2, 2018

    ASTRO is the premier radiation oncology society in the world, with more than 10,000 members who are physicians, nurses, biologist, physicists, radiation therapists, dosimetrists and other health care professionals who specialize in treating patients with radiation therapies. 

  • WV Governor Jim Justice Proclaims November to be Lung Cancer Awareness Month

    Friday, November 2, 2018

    WV Governor Jim Justice Proclaims November to be Lung Cancer Awareness Month Mountains of Hope (MOH), West Virginia’s comprehensive cancer coalition with representatives from throughout the state, requested that Governor Jim Justice recognize November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month. 

  • WVU Cancer Institute debuts treatment for liver metastases

    Wednesday, October 31, 2018

    WVU Cancer Institute debuts treatment for liver metastases A team of surgical oncologists from the WVU Cancer Institute, including Wallis Marsh, M.D., M.B.A., Carl Schmidt, M.D., and Brian Boone, M.D., have performed the state’s first isolated hepatic perfusion, an operation that delivers chemotherapy directly to the liver to treat metastases that cannot be surgically removed. 

  • 2019 Van Liere Research Conference

    Wednesday, October 31, 2018

    2019 Van Liere Research Conference The 54th Annual Van Liere Research Conference (formerly the E.J. Van Liere Convocation and HSC Research Day) will be held on March 21st and 22nd, 2019 on the WVU Health Sciences Campus in Morgantown, WV.

  • WVU Cancer Institute surgeons perform robotic Whipple

    Tuesday, October 30, 2018

    WVU Cancer Institute surgeons perform robotic Whipple Surgeons at the WVU Cancer Institute performed the state’s first robotic Whipple procedure on Oct. 17. This procedure is used to treat pancreatic cancer and other tumors and disorders of the pancreas, intestine, and bile duct.