On July 16 and throughout the year Cancer Prevention and Control appreciates your partnership! Together, we represent the WVU Cancer Institute throughout the state and our collaboration connects West Virginians with life-saving cancer screening.
Last year’s CPC Thank-a-Thon reached over 300 partners. This year, CPC plans to reach out to over 500 partners from around the state to extend appreciation and invite new opportunities.
Photo: Stephenie Kennedy, Associate Director for Cancer Prevention and Control, calls a partner to thank them for their participation in Institute activities.
In the 55 years since the first U.S. Surgeon General report on the health consequences of cigarette smoking, smoking has declined substantially. Despite this progress, however, it remains the leading preventable cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Smoking rates also remain disproportionally high and relatively unchanged among certain vulnerable populations.
WVU professor of Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences recently spoke with Public News Service about the cancellation of a study investigating the health impacts of mountaintop removal and other surface mining. Read the full story online.