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  • Annual Pancake Fundraiser to Support The Comfort Fund held on Saturday

    Monday, January 27, 2020

    Annual Pancake Fundraiser to Support The Comfort Fund held on Saturday A pancake breakfast fundraiser benefitting the Comfort Fund at the WVU Cancer Institute Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center (MBRCC) took place at Applebee’s in Morgantown. 

  • 23rd Annual Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium Meeting

    Thursday, January 16, 2020

    23rd Annual Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium Meeting The 23rd Annual TRCCC Meeting is scheduled for March 4-6, 2020 at Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Pennsylvania. Abstract submission deadline is Jan. 30, 2020.

  • Cancer survivor pays it forward at Bob Huggins Fish Fry

    Wednesday, January 15, 2020

    Cancer survivor pays it forward at Bob Huggins Fish Fry Cancer survivor Angie Blankenship has learned to manage the challenges of healing with support from her family, friends and the WVU Cancer Institute. Now, she’s showing appreciation and paying it forward by donating to the Bob Huggins Fish Fry, which benefits the Norma Mae Huggins Endowment Fund and Remember the Miners Scholarship Fund.

  • Session on Health Sciences library journals set for Jan. 21

    Thursday, January 9, 2020

    Session on Health Sciences library journals set for Jan. 21 Health Sciences faculty are invited Tuesday, Jan. 21 to meet with library officials to learn more about the state of library journals, following the 2016-18 cuts.

  • WVU in the News: 'Dark Waters': Behind-the-Scenes With Attorney Who Took on DuPont

    Friday, December 20, 2019

    WVU in the News: 'Dark Waters': Behind-the-Scenes With Attorney Who Took on DuPont The movie "Dark Waters" dramatizes the 20-year battle a Cincinnati attorney and West Virginia citizens fought against DuPont's environmental contamination.

  • Goldberg retiring from WVU Cancer Institute

    Thursday, December 19, 2019

    Goldberg retiring from WVU Cancer Institute Richard M. Goldberg, MD, will be retiring from his position as West Virginia University Cancer Institute’s (WVUCI) Director, and Director of the WVU Cancer Signature Program effective January 1, 2020. For the past three years he represented the Cancer Institute as a member of WVU health sciences Vice President and Executive Dean, Clay Marsh’s leadership team and has held the Laurence S. and Jean J. DeLynn Chair of Oncology. As WVUCI’s Director, he oversees the clinical, research, and teaching missions of the cancer institute and its component organizations that include satellite clinical and clinical research locations that are dispersed throughout WV. Following his retirement, he plans to continue to play a supportive role in mentoring faculty and serving as a resource to the Cancer Institute’s leadership. He and his wife, Lynda, expect to continue to reside in Morgantown.

  • Cancer Prevention and Control team present poster at National Lung Cancer Roundtable Meeting

    Thursday, December 19, 2019

    Cancer Prevention and Control  team present poster at National Lung Cancer Roundtable Meeting The WV Lung Cancer Project (WVLCP) was invited to present a poster at the 2019 National Lung Cancer Roundtable Meeting in Washington, DC on December 9-10th. Representatives from WVU Cancer and the Patient Advocate Foundation, a partner organization, attended the conference with a record number of 300+ professionals from around the country. The WVLCP’s poster depicted the change in lung cancer screening infrastructure in WV since the project’s inception. At the start of 2016, there were only five lung cancer screening facilities in WV that could screen and bill most major insurances; today that number is 24. The WVLCP assisted 12 additional centers in becoming accredited through the American College of Radiology. 

  • Train to become a certified tobacco treatment specialist

    Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    Train to become a certified tobacco treatment specialist This course is for professionals in the fields of medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, public health, social work, respiratory therapy and addiction counseling.

  • Get your tickets today for the 2020 Bob Huggins Fish Fry

    Tuesday, December 17, 2019

    Get your tickets today for the 2020 Bob Huggins Fish Fry The 2020 Bob Huggins Fish Fry is set for Friday, Jan. 24 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. at the Mylan Park Event Center in Morgantown.

  • WVU Cancer Institute researcher presents work in breast cancer at 2019 AACR conference

    Tuesday, December 17, 2019

    WVU Cancer Institute researcher presents work in breast cancer at 2019 AACR conference Linda Vona-Davis, PhD; Department of Surgery, presented her research at the 2019 AACR-San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium on December 12. Her poster was visited by breast cancer survivor and research advocate Susan Siegel standing to her right. Cancer researchers are working for Susan and others battling breast cancer. Photo permission granted by Susan Siegel.