Cancer Prevention & Control

Reaching Out to WV Communities

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.

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  • Kennedy-Rea selected as finalist for National Cancer Award

    Kennedy-Rea selected as finalist for National Cancer Award

    Stephenie Kennedy-Rea, Ed.D., WVU Cancer Institute associate director for Cancer Prevention and Control, has been honored as a finalist in the second annual Cancer Community (C2) Awards Catalyst for Change category.

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  • Living Beyond Cancer web course now availaible

    Living Beyond Cancer web course now availaible

    WEB COURSE The Living Beyond Cancer web course offers four 20-minute modules featuring the most up-to-date information on caring for cancer survivors in a primary care setting. The professional education webinar segments are led by Nicole Stout, DPT, CLT-LANA, FAPTA, from the WVU Cancer Institute’s Cancer Prevention and Control and the WVU School of Medicine’s Division of Hematology/Oncology. Dr. Stout is a renowned healthcare researcher, consultant, educator, and advocate. Topics include: Module 1 – Breast Cancer Survivorship: Monitoring for Late Effects Module 2 – Lung Cancer Survivorship: Monitoring for Late Effects Module 3 – Colorectal Cancer Survivorship: Monitoring for Late Effects Module 4 – Using the NCCN Survivorship Guideline to Support Care for Your Patients After Cancer Treatment

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  • WVU to continue to increase colorectal cancer screenings and early detection with help of $3.62 million CDC grant

    WVU to continue to increase colorectal cancer screenings and early detection with help of $3.62 million CDC grant

    Using a $3.62 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the West Virginia University Cancer Institute will continue working with clinics across the state to increase colorectal cancer screenings.

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