• WVU Cancer Institute phonathon begins

    The WVU Foundation is conducting a phonathon to benefit the WVU Cancer Institute from June 27 to July 10. Callers will be sharing various funding opportunities in which individuals can invest and join the Cancer Institute in its mission to provide high-quality care for patients and their loved ones.  The Institute’s funding priorities include Bonnie’s Bus.  We need to purchase a new Bus and provide support to help with the operational costs associated with the mobile mammography vehicle.  Additional funding priorities include these service and outreach programs – Comfort Fund, Huggins Fund, Let the Journey Begin, BRA Day, Camp Kesem and Soup for the Soul.  If you are a recipient of a phone call on behalf of and to benefit the Cancer Institute, please know that we appreciate your time and any interest in our cause. 

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  • Just Desserts raises nearly $13,000 for adult brain cancer research

    Just Desserts raises nearly $13,000 for adult brain cancer research

    The Just Desserts fundraiser in Morgantown on June 11 to support adult brain cancer research and patient comfort at the WVU Cancer Institute ended on a sweet note in many ways.  In addition to being offered tantalizing desserts from local eateries and unique doorprizes and silent auction items, attendees had the opportunity to learn the importance of their support. 

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  • WVU Cancer Institute phonathon begins

    The WVU Foundation is conducting a phonathon to benefit the WVU Cancer Institute from June 27 to July 10. Callers will be sharing various funding opportunities in which individuals can invest and join the Cancer Institute in its mission to provide high-quality care for patients and their loved ones.  The Institute’s funding priorities include Bonnie’s Bus.  We need to purchase a new Bus and provide support to help with the operational costs associated with the mobile mammography vehicle.  Additional funding priorities include these service and outreach programs – Comfort Fund, Huggins Fund, Let the Journey Begin, BRA Day, Camp Kesem and Soup for the Soul.  If you are a recipient of a phone call on behalf of and to benefit the Cancer Institute, please know that we appreciate your time and any interest in our cause. 

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  • Congratulations to Phillip Pifer

    Phillip Pifer, a graduate student in Steven Frisch’s laboratory, recently had his paper Grainyhead-like-2 inhibits the co-activator p300, suppressing tubulogenesis and the epithelial-mesenchymal transition accepted for publication inMolecular Biology of the Cell.  Pifer is an MD/PhD candidate and is in the Cancer Institute’s Cancer Cell Biology Program.  Other authors include Steven Frisch, Joshua Farris, Alyssa Thomas, Peter Stoilov and David Smith from WVU, and James Denvir from Marshall University.

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