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  • Dr. Alan Ducatman to present during CDC Public Health Grand Rounds

    Dr. Alan Ducatman to present during CDC Public Health Grand Rounds

    WVU Professor Emeritus Alan M. Ducatman is among the presenters for an upcoming Public Health Grand Rounds session, "PFAS and Protecting Your Health,” hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  • With pancreatic cancer rates on the rise, WVU surgeon looks for a cure

    With pancreatic cancer rates on the rise, WVU surgeon looks for a cure

    For those diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, the battle is mainly uphill. The disease is hard to identify. Treatment options are limited. Response rates are low. But, a new Hirshberg Foundation seed grant will allow a West Virginia University School of Medicine surgeon to explore new treatment therapies.

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  • Third annual WVU Day of Giving set for Nov. 13

    Third annual WVU Day of Giving set for Nov. 13

    WVU Cancer supporters are being encouraged to make a gift to the Institute on Wednesday, Nov. 13, as part of the third annual WVU Day of Giving.

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  • NIH Medical Research Scholars Program Presentation

    Interested in learning about the National Institutes of Health Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP)? Join WVU medical student and current scholar Sundus Lateef for a special presentation on the MRSP on November 15. During this presentation, Lateef will share information about her experience as a current scholar and provide information on NIH MRSP applications.

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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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  • WVU now offering master’s in health administration program

    WVU now offering master’s in health administration program

    In an effort to meet growing healthcare needs across the state, the West Virginia University School of Public Health is now offering a Master of Health Administration, a premier program for those seeking to lead the health systems of the future.

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  • SAVE THE DATE: Bob Huggins 2020 Fish Fry Jan. 24

    SAVE THE DATE: Bob Huggins 2020 Fish Fry Jan. 24

    Bob Huggins Fish Fry Fundraiser  — this special evening will feature sports legends, live music, activities, and special guest Rod Thorn. Proceeds from ticket sales and auctions benefit the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund and Remember the Miners Scholarship Fund.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute Clinicians Present at Mountains of Hope Membership Meeting

    WVU Cancer Institute Clinicians Present at Mountains of Hope Membership Meeting

    Mountains of Hope (MOH), West Virginia’s Cancer Coalition, held its fall membership meeting on November 6, 2019 in Flatwoods, WV. Three WVUCI clinicians presented on cutting edge treatment and clinical research available at the WVUCI:  Dr. Brian Boone, Dr. Hannah Hazard-Jenkins, and Dr. Geraldine Jacobson.

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  • RNA helps virus create ‘zombie’ cells, cause cancer, says WVU researcher

    RNA helps virus create ‘zombie’ cells, cause cancer, says WVU researcher

    HPV turns healthy cells into “zombies” and controls when they divide, says Ivan Martinez, a researcher in the WVU School of Medicine and Cancer Institute. Those changes in cell division can lead to cancer in women and men. Martinez is studying how RNA tricks healthy cells into multiplying too fast and forming HPV-related tumors.

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  • KB's Chemo Care Kits donated for patients

    KB's Chemo Care Kits donated for patients

    On October 31, the WVU Cancer Institute received a generous donation of 120 chemo care kits dropped off by Robert Colabianchi and his mom Mary Colabianchi. He and his business partner Keeley Humberson, are the founders of KBs Chemo Care Kits.

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