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  • Inaugural breast cancer conference educates healthcare professionals on latest treatments

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    Nearly 200 healthcare professionals from West Virginia and the surrounding region learned cutting edge information about breast cancer treatment during the Inaugural Breast Cancer Conference hosted by WVU’s Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center.

  • Bonnie’s Bus to offer mammograms in Clay, Clendenin, and Charleston

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    Bonnie’s Bus, a digital mammography center on wheels, will visit Clay and Kanawha counties offering digital mammograms and breast care education to women.

  • Bonnie’s Bus to offer mammograms in Kingwood and Parsons

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    Bonnie’s Bus, a digital mammography center on wheels, will visit Preston and Tucker counties offering digital mammograms and breast care education to women.

  • 2015 Pink Party fundraiser to benefit Bonnie’s Bus

    Thursday, June 4, 2015

    The 2015 Pink Party to benefit the Bonnie Wells Wilson Mobile Mammography Program will be held at Bartini in Morgantown on August 3.  Doors will open at 5 p.m. with live entertainment beginning at 5:30 p.m.  All net proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit Bonnie’s Bus, a mobile digital mammography unit that travels across the entire state of West Virginia offering screening mammograms.   For details contact Sara Jane Gainor at 304-293-9212 or email her at sgainor@hsc.wvu.edu.

  • Notes from a Discussion with MBRCC Interim Director William Petros

    Saturday, May 16, 2015

    As William P. Petros, PharmD, the interim director of the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center at West Virginia University, reflects on the future of the Cancer Center he sees a vibrant center with a vast array of dedicated professionals, genuinely and steadfastly committed to providing hope and a better life for the cancer patients it serves.  “We want to continue growing the incredible platform that’s been developed,” Dr. Petros said.   “It’s important that we keep our focus on West Virginia’s cancer problem, acknowledging that our state has one of the highest cancer mortality rates in the country and for some cancers, an equally disproportionate incidence.”

  • Healthcare providers across WV announce official launch of statewide cancer clinical trials network

    Friday, May 1, 2015

    Healthcare providers across West Virginia have officially launched the West Virginia Cancer Clinical Trials Network (WV CTN) , a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide access to state-of-the-art cancer care to patients and their families in West Virginia, close to home.  “This state has the highest cancer mortality rate in the nation, year-in and year-out and there’s an  increased incidence of many tumor types,” Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center Director Scot C. Remick, MD, said during a news conference in Morgantown on April 30.  “Through the WV CTN, we will clearly raise the bar on cancer care.” 

  • Vandalia-Con Steampunk Convention to benefit WV Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program and Bonnie's Bus

    Thursday, April 30, 2015

    The Vandalia-Con: Saving the Mothers of Invention is a Steampunk Convention in Parkersburg that will begin at 5P on May 22 and continue through May 24.  This Convention will raise funds to provide uninsured WV women with screening, diagnostic and treatment services for breast and cervical cancer.  All proceeds benefit the WV Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program and Bonnie's Bus.   On Sunday, May 24 from 1P until 5P, Vandalia-Con will hold a pink block party, which will include a parade, concert, and a health fair, all of which are free and open to the public.  Bonnie’s Bus will be parked at the new farmer’s market at Point Park from 10A to 4P to provide screenings during the VandaliaCon Health Fair. To schedule an appointment for a mammogram call: 304-295-3331. Complete details   For the most up-to-date information about vendors, musical guests, artists, and special events check out this facebook page or visit www.vandalia-con.org.   Tickets begin at $20.00 for a day pass.  For more information   To reserve a room at the Historic Blennerhassett Hotel, which is hosting the event, call 1-800-262-2536 and mention Vandalia-Con for special room rates.   If you have any questions email Shelly Dusic or call her at 304-685-2858.

  • Welcome to Dr. Cristiane Ueno and Dr. Aaron Mason

    Thursday, April 23, 2015

    Dr. Mason and Dr. Ueono have joined our Breast Cancer Care team as breast reconstruction surgeons.

  • WVU School of Pharmacy students make donation to MBRCC Comfort Fund

    Monday, April 13, 2015

    Pictured here: WVU student pharmacists Jessica Daniels and Olivia Kinney; Jessica Markley, MBRCC medical social worker; and WVU student pharmacists Valerie Elder and Bobbie Jo Julian