• DeLynn Lecture to feature researcher behind breast cancer drug Herceptin

    Dennis Slamon, M.D., Ph.D., an internationally renowned physician scientist whose work led to the development of the breast cancer drug Herceptin, will deliver the 2016 Laurence and Jean DeLynn Lecture at 4 p.m., September 7, in the Fukushima Auditorium of the of the West Virginia University Health Sciences Center. A reception will follow in the Learning Center Commons.

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  • Cancer Institute gears up for WVU Medicine Expo

    Cancer Institute gears up for WVU Medicine Expo

    The Cancer Institute, the Betty Puskar Breast Care Center and Bonnie’s Bus will promote healthy lifestyles and provide breast care services during the WVU Medicine Expo at Morgantown Mall from 8A to 6P on Friday, October 14. The theme at the Institute exhibit will be “You have the Power,” which will focus on smoking cessation, along with health maintenance recommendations on topics such as diet, exercise, and other strategies for cancer prevention.  The Breast Care Center and Bonnie’s Bus will have a joint exhibit where women will be offered free clinical breast exams and Bonnie’s Bus, which will be parked outside the mall, will provide mammograms.  Be watching for more details on our facebook page at www.facebook.com/wvucancer.

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  • Cancer survivors celebrate life

    Cancer survivors celebrate life

    Hundreds of cancer survivors from West Virginia and the surrounding region and their loved ones encouraged each other and praised their healthcare providers at WVU during Cancer Survivors' Day on August 21 at Lakeview Resort in Morgantown.  The event is a celebration of life hosted annually by the WVU Cancer Institute Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center and WVU Medicine.  

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