MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The WVU Cancer Institute will host a cancer screening from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 18, at the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center.
The event will offer free screenings for breast, oral, and skin cancer; low-cost screenings for lung and cervical cancer; and lab testing, including blood, urine, and metabolic panels.
Bonnie’s Bus will be available to offer mammography for women who have private insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, as well as under or uninsured women who qualify for the West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program. Grant funds and donations are available to pay for women without coverage so that no woman age 40 or over is turned away.
Pre-registration is required, and space is limited. For more information or to register, call 855-WVU-CARE, or visit https://wvumedicine.org/info/cancerscreening2019/.
Governor Jim Justice has proclaimed May 23 as National Stop the Bleed Day in the Mountain State. The WVU Medicine Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center (JMMTC) and the American College of Surgeons want people to learn how to Stop the Bleed® in order to prevent death from hemorrhage.
WVU Medicine Children’s is joining hospitals around the country in recognizing National EMS for Children Day on Wednesday (May 22). Pediatric ambulances provide specialized care and equipment for children during emergency transports.
The Rosenbaum Family House at WVU Medicine J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital will host a Sip N Dip Fundraiser on Saturday, May 18, at the Buffalo Wild Wings at the University Town Centre.