• WVU researchers pursue blood test for colorectal cancer

    WVU researchers pursue blood test for colorectal cancer

    Researchers at the West Virginia University Cancer Institute are evaluating a first-of-its-kind blood test for detecting colorectal cancer. Their findings may help propel the test toward inclusion in the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s recommendations for colorectal cancer screening.  

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Patient Care

  • April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

    April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

    The WVU Cancer Institute and the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute are joining organizations around the world this April to recognize Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month. An estimated 17,290 people in the U.S. are living with esophageal cancer.

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  • Hidden Codes for Academic Success

    The WVCTSI Females Advancing Clinical and Translational Science (FACTS) group is hosting a special speaker to present a discussion and workshop on academic success. Jeannette South-Paul, M.D., Andrew W. Mathieson UPMC Professor and chair of family medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, will present, “Hidden Codes for Academic Success.” This session will begin with a keynote address from 12 to 1 p.m., followed by a workshop from 1:30 to 2:50 p.m.

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  • RidgeLine Crossfit Gym Hosts Event to Benefit Cancer Research at WVU Cancer Institute

    RidgeLine Crossfit Gym Hosts Event to Benefit Cancer Research at WVU Cancer Institute

    Morgantown, W.Va. - RidgeLine Crossfit hosted an event on January 29 benefiting Cancer Research at the WVU Cancer Institute in honor of their friend Anna Cooper who was diagnosed with colon and liver cancer. The event was a partner WOD (workout of the day) It included more than (XXX how many people). The workouts were based off of some of Anna's favorite moves so they were challenging and fun. Funds were raised with a combination of donations, auctions, a bake sale and coffees. ”We wanted to raise money for research for the type of cancer that Anna had. We liked that 100% of the proceeds can go to cancer research.” Said Jenny Wilson who helped organize the event on behalf of her friend Anna.

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  • In The Spotlight

  • Goldberg to step down as Cancer Institute director, chair of Oncology

    Goldberg to step down as Cancer Institute director, chair of Oncology

    Rich Goldberg, M.D., director of the WVU Cancer Institute and Laurence S. and Jean J. DeLynn chair of Oncology, will step down from those positions and transition toward retirement once an interim is named or at the end of the calendar year.

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  • Annual Spring Gala April 26-27

    Annual Spring Gala April 26-27

    Mark your calendars now for the WVU Cancer Institute’s 34th Annual Spring Gala to be held April 26-27, 2019, at The Greenbrier – America’s Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

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