Our Cancer Research

A national reputation of excellence

Program Overview

West Virginia University Cancer Institute is West Virginia’s premier cancer facility with a national reputation of excellence in cancer treatment, prevention and research. The Scientific Programs within the MBRCC are organized to nurture interactions between basic, clinical and population scientists and are designed to impact on specific health disparities and populations with unique needs within our state.

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Current News

  • Special seminar to feature Director of FDA Oncology Center of Excellence

    Richard Pazdur, MD, director of the FDA’s Oncology Center of Excellence, will present Expediting Oncology Drug Development in an Era of Breakthrough Therapies from 12-1P on March 31 in Fukushima Auditorium. The Oncology Center of Excellence leverages the combined skills of the FDA’s regulatory scientists and reviewers with expertise in drugs, biologics and devices to expedite the development of novel cancer products as part of the Vice President’s National Cancer Moonshot Initiative. The special seminar is being presented by the WVU Cancer Institute. Read more about Dr. Pazdur

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  • Special Seminar with Richard Pazdur, MD

    Special Seminar with Richard Pazdur, MD

    Richard Pazdur, MD Acting Director Oncology Center of Excellence U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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  • Meeting of the Minds: Appalachian Poverty

    Meeting of the Minds: Appalachian Poverty

    The Health Disparities Mountain of Excellence has transformed into the Mountaineer Health Initiative.  

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