• Cancer survivor pays it forward at Bob Huggins Fish Fry

    Cancer survivor pays it forward at Bob Huggins Fish Fry

    Cancer survivor Angie Blankenship has learned to manage the challenges of healing with support from her family, friends and the WVU Cancer Institute. Now, she’s showing appreciation and paying it forward by donating to the Bob Huggins Fish Fry, which benefits the Norma Mae Huggins Endowment Fund and Remember the Miners Scholarship Fund.

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Patient Care

  • Cancer Prevention and Control  team present poster at National Lung Cancer Roundtable Meeting

    Cancer Prevention and Control team present poster at National Lung Cancer Roundtable Meeting

    The WV Lung Cancer Project (WVLCP) was invited to present a poster at the 2019 National Lung Cancer Roundtable Meeting in Washington, DC on December 9-10th. Representatives from WVU Cancer and the Patient Advocate Foundation, a partner organization, attended the conference with a record number of 300+ professionals from around the country. The WVLCP’s poster depicted the change in lung cancer screening infrastructure in WV since the project’s inception. At the start of 2016, there were only five lung cancer screening facilities in WV that could screen and bill most major insurances; today that number is 24. The WVLCP assisted 12 additional centers in becoming accredited through the American College of Radiology. 

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  • In The Spotlight

  • Printer toner linked to genetic changes, health risks in new study

    Printer toner linked to genetic changes, health risks in new study

    According to a new study by West Virginia University researcher Nancy Lan Guo, the microscopic toner nanoparticles that waft from laser printers may change our genetic and metabolic profiles in ways that make disease more likely. Her findings appear in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute names interim director

    WVU Cancer Institute names interim director

    Hannah Hazard-Jenkins, M.D., associate chair of surgery for cancer services, has been named interim director of the WVU Cancer Institute, effective January 2020.

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