Linda Vona-Davis, PhD; Department of Surgery, presented her research at the 2019 AACR-San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium on December 12. Her poster was visited by breast cancer survivor and research advocate Susan Siegel standing to her right. Cancer researchers are working for Susan and others battling breast cancer. Photo permission granted by Susan Siegel.
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
Geraldine Jacobson, M.D., MPH, MBA, FACR, FASTRO, has been declared president-elect for the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s board of directors. Starting in October, she’ll serve in that role for one year, then serve as president the year following.
The WVU Cancer Institute has joined the Gynecology Oncology Group (GOG) Foundation network to offer a larger portfolio of clinical trials to its patients.