Cancer Prevention and Control at the West Virginia University Cancer Institute connects West Virginia communities to address cancer health disparities unique to WV and Appalachia.
A major public health initiative aimed at preventing cervical cancer in at-risk Appalachian families from West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, and Virginia is underway with support from an $11 million National Cancer Institute grant.
As part of the WVU Health Sciences Vice President's Achievement Awards celebration, a faculty member from the WVU Cancer Institute was honored for their work. Stephenie Kennedy-Rea E.D. was presented with the Vice President’s Scholar Award for service. The awards ceremony was held Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Cancer Prevention and Control’s Colorectal Program has Two Abstracts Accepted for 2019 Dialogue for Action Meeting
Dialogue for Action® is an annual national conference that brings diverse stakeholders together to discuss the best ways to reinforce cancer screening, prevention, and risk reduction initiatives in communities across the nation. Held in late April this year, the conference will highlight contributions from Cancer Prevention and Control’s (CPC) WV Program to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening (WVPICCS) in two presentations: