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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

  • Cancer Institute announces winners of the 2015 Awards of Excellence

    Cancer Institute announces winners of the 2015 Awards of Excellence

    The Cancer Institute congratulates the winners of the 2015 Awards of Excellence! The awards go to WVU faculty members and employees of the Cancer Institute who are selected by their peers for distinct recognition of exceptional performance in one of several categories including:

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  • Congratulations to Audrey Jajosky

    Congratulations to Audrey Jajosky

    Audrey Jajosky, a 2016 WVU MD/PhD graduate, has accepted a post-doctoral fellowship in Portland, Oregon, where she will engage in melanoma research.  She will work in the lab of Dr. Bernie Fox, an anti-melanoma immune-cell engineer jointly affiliated with Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU) and the Earle A. Chiles Cancer Research Institute.  After two years in Fox’s lab, she will begin her residency training.  Jajosky says she’s extremely optimistic that anti-melanoma immunotherapies will save the lives of patients with even highly evolved metastatic disease.  Jajosky was a PhD student in WVU’s Cancer Cell Biology Program and was part of Dr. Laura Gibson’s lab.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute to host annual Breast Cancer Conference

    The event will take place Friday, July 15, at the Erickson Alumni Center.

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