• WVU Cancer Institute welcomes health researcher Dr. Nicole Stout

    WVU Cancer Institute welcomes health researcher Dr. Nicole Stout

    WVU Cancer Institute - Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) and the Division of Hematology/Oncology would like to introduce a new addition to our faculty. Nicole L. Stout, DPT, CLT-LANA, FAPTA is a renowned health care researcher, consultant, educator, and advocate. She joins the WVUCI as a research assistant professor in the School of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology this month and looks forward to meeting with fellow researchers, clinicians, and advocates interested in cancer survivorship.

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Patient Care

  • WVU Cancer Institute achieves radiation oncology accreditation

    WVU Cancer Institute achieves radiation oncology accreditation

    The WVU Cancer Institute has demonstrated compliance with the standards of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Accreditation Program for Excellence (APEx®) and has become the first Radiation Oncology Department in the state to receive four-year accreditation.

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  • RNA helps virus create ‘zombie’ cells, cause cancer, says WVU researcher

    RNA helps virus create ‘zombie’ cells, cause cancer, says WVU researcher

    HPV turns healthy cells into “zombies” and controls when they divide, says Ivan Martinez, a researcher in the WVU School of Medicine and Cancer Institute. Those changes in cell division can lead to cancer in women and men. Martinez is studying how RNA tricks healthy cells into multiplying too fast and forming HPV-related tumors.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute Recognizes Clinical Trials Awareness Month

    WVU Cancer Institute Recognizes Clinical Trials Awareness Month

    Employees of WVU Medicine and the WVU Cancer Institute came together on Monday, May 20 to join organizations across the world in celebrating Clinical Trials Day on May 20. This day recognizes those who conduct clinical trials, raises awareness of clinical trials and clinical research, and is an opportunity to show gratitude for the work they do to improve public health.

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  • With pancreatic cancer rates on the rise, WVU surgeon looks for a cure

    With pancreatic cancer rates on the rise, WVU surgeon looks for a cure

    For those diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, the battle is mainly uphill. The disease is hard to identify. Treatment options are limited. Response rates are low. But, a new Hirshberg Foundation seed grant will allow a West Virginia University School of Medicine surgeon to explore new treatment therapies.

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  • In The Spotlight

  • SAVE THE DATE: Bob Huggins 2020 Fish Fry Jan. 24

    SAVE THE DATE: Bob Huggins 2020 Fish Fry Jan. 24

    Bob Huggins Fish Fry Fundraiser  — this special evening will feature sports legends, live music, activities, and special guest Rod Thorn. Proceeds from ticket sales and auctions benefit the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund and Remember the Miners Scholarship Fund.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute Annual Meeting and Hardesty Lecture

    WVU Cancer Institute Annual Meeting and Hardesty Lecture

    The WVU Cancer Institute (WVUCI) is sponsoring the second Annual WVUCI Scientific Meeting on Nov. 22, 2019, at the Erickson Alumni Center. This is a half-day event with scientific sessions that include outside speakers, as well as reports from selected WVUCI faculty members highlighting their basic, clinical and population research. 

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