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.
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.
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
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.