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  • WVU's Office of Health Services Research partnering with Cancer Institute on cervical cancer prevention project

    WVU's Office of Health Services Research partnering with Cancer Institute on cervical cancer prevention project

    The WVU School of Public Health's Office of Health Services Research is partnering with Stephenie Kennedy-Rea, Ed.D., and the WVU Cancer Institute in a new, five-year effort funded by the National Cancer Institute to reduce health disparities in cervical cancer in Appalachia.

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  • Attend a Special Campus Conversation on WVU Health Sciences Culture June 18

    Attend a Special Campus Conversation on WVU Health Sciences Culture June 18

    Mark your calendars for an upcoming WVU Health Sciences Center Campus Conversation on campus culture on Tue., June 18 at noon in Room 1905 at the Health Sciences Center.

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  • Wellness Rewards Program Support for Ruby Employees is June 12

    Wellness Rewards Program Support for Ruby Employees is June 12

    Employees and covered spouses enrolled on a WVU Medicine medical plan must: 1) Complete the RealAge Test®, 2) Receive a Preventive Exam & 3) Indicate Tobacco Status through mycare.sharecare.com by 10/31/19.

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  • WVU Dentistry partners with United Concordia offering expanded coverage to patients

    WVU Dentistry partners with United Concordia offering expanded coverage to patients

    Patients insured by United Concordia accepted at WVU Dental Care faculty clinics.

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  • WVU Professor presents at International Conference

    WVU Professor presents at International Conference

    Anne Swisher, PT, PhD, CCS, FAPTA, Professor and Director of Scholarship Development for Physical Therapy and Human Performance and a Cancer Institute Member recently attended the World Confederation of Physical Therapy’s Congress 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland on May 9-14 and presented research conducted at WVU Cancer Institute.

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  • School of Pharmacy moves up in NIH research support rankings

    School of Pharmacy moves up in NIH research support rankings

    The West Virginia University School of Pharmacy has approximately 10 times more funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) today than it did just six years ago. This recently released information is from a research ranking report by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).

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  • WVU Cancer Institute Recognizes Clinical Trials Awareness Month

    WVU Cancer Institute Recognizes Clinical Trials Awareness Month

    Employees of WVU Medicine and the WVU Cancer Institute came together on Monday, May 20 to join organizations across the world in celebrating Clinical Trials Day on May 20. This day recognizes those who conduct clinical trials, raises awareness of clinical trials and clinical research, and is an opportunity to show gratitude for the work they do to improve public health.

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  • Comfort Care Kits donated by Lemons of Love given to patients

    What started with a small gift between friends has now evolved into the larger “gift of humanity.” Lemons of Love was started in 2014 after the founder, Jill Swanson Peltier, was diagnosed with Stage III Colon Cancer. Jill had received a small goodie bag from a friend with a few items that were meant to help her through her chemotherapy treatment. Touched by the kindness and thoughtfulness of this gift, she knew that this was something that everyone starting their battle with cancer should receive. Jill envisioned being able to give others the same support that she received, in the form of a simple gift that makes a big impact.

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  • Identifying Funding for Your Project - Looking Beyond Traditional Agencies

    Identifying Funding for Your Project - Looking Beyond Traditional Agencies

    The Office of Research and Graduate Education will be hosting an engaging session with the new Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Shelly Birdsong-Maddex.  Shelly will join HSC faculty on behalf of the WVU Foundation to discuss partnerships and identifying funding opportunities beyond the traditional agencies.  

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  • Over 150 patients attend the first Spring Screen event at WVU Cancer Institute

    Over 150 patients attend the first Spring Screen event at WVU Cancer Institute

    The WVU Cancer Institute saw approximately 150 patients during its Spring Screen event on Saturday, May 18th.  The event offered free screenings for head and neck, oral, and skin cancer; clinical breast exams; low-cost screenings for lung and cervical cancer; and lab testing.   In addition, attendees were provided opportunities to learn about oral self-exams, smoking cessation, tours of the "Strollin' Colon" and information about other types of screening for colon or lung cancer were provided.

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