• WVU Cancer Institute health educator honored for cancer prevention work

    WVU Cancer Institute health educator honored for cancer prevention work

    A WVU Cancer Institute health information specialist who devotes her professional life to sharing her cancer journey to help save the lives of others recently was honored with the 2016 Immunization Advocate Award from the West Virginia Immunization Network. Shelly Dusic, who works for the Cancer Institute’s Cancer Prevention and Control Division under its West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program grant, was recognized for her work in advocating human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines throughout West Virginia.

    Read More

  • Breast Care Center and WVU Medicine form team for breast cancer walk

    The Betty Puskar Breast Care Center and WVU Medicine have formed the “Treasured Chest” Team to participate in the American Cancer Society (ACS) Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk at 10A on October 8 at Hazel Ruby McQuain Park in Morgantown.  Please help raise breast cancer awareness by joining the “Treasured Chest” Team at this link. The WVU Cancer Institute is a sponsor of the event. To learn more about all WVU “Pink” events in October.

    Read More

  • 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.  

    Read More