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  • Cancer Institute bids farewell to Jean DeLynn

    Cancer Institute bids farewell to Jean DeLynn

    Jean DeLynn wanted to be remembered as someone who cared about cancer research and higher education and she gave back in many ways to support the WVU Cancer Institute.

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  • WVU Medicine Children’s, WVU Cancer Institute work to reduce pain in pediatric cancer patients

    WVU Medicine Children’s, WVU Cancer Institute work to reduce pain in pediatric cancer patients

    Chemotherapy is difficult for any child, but when it causes mucositis, a painful side effect that causes ulcers to form in the mouth, it gets even harder. These children often require more pain medications and longer hospital stays.

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  • Faculty Development session: "Leveraging Your Strengths as an Academic Leader"

    All faculty are invited to attend the WVU Health Sciences Center Faculty Development Program presentation "Leveraging Your Strengths as an Academic Leader" on Wednesday, Feb. 10 from noon to 1:30 p.m.

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  • After the Capitol Riots: A Forum for Listening

    Members of the School of Medicine’s DEI Committee invite the Health Sciences community to join a conversation Thursday, Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. via Zoom to discuss the fear, grief, anger and uncertainty following the insurrection at the Capitol last week.

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  • Virtual Social Justice Summit set for Feb. 11

    Virtual Social Justice Summit set for Feb. 11

    The next virtual Social Justice Summit will be held on Thursday, Feb. 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. via Zoom. These summits are a continuing series of events to address racism and racial injustice. 

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  • 2021 Coach Bob Huggins Fish Fry

    2021 Coach Bob Huggins Fish Fry

    The annual Bob Huggins Fish Fry supports both the Norma Mae Huggins Endowment at the WVU Cancer Institute and Remember the Miners’ flagship scholars program. Each year, nearly 1,500 fans and friends gather to enjoy good company, great eats, and to support these worthy causes. To ensure this support does not waiver in 2021, and in keeping with COVID guidelines, the in-person event has been shifted to a cutting-edge virtual experience. Join us online for an entertaining evening, complete with special presentations, auctions, and exclusive commentary. The star-studded special guest lineup includes Founder and President of Barstool Sports Dave Portnoy, ESPN analyst Fran Fraschilla, WVU great Da’Sean Butler and many others to be announced!

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  • Four APRNs achieve advanced oncology certification

    Four advanced practice registered nurses at the WVU Cancer Institute achieved Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner (AOCNP) certification.

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  •  ‘Don’t feel like a guinea pig:’ New COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effective

    ‘Don’t feel like a guinea pig:’ New COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effective

    It may seem that the COVID-19 vaccine came from out of nowhere, but it actually underwent the same rigorous testing that all vaccines do. It’s safe. It’s effective. And it represents a huge step toward making life feel normal again, according to one West Virginia University vaccine expert.

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  • WVU researchers inform COVID-19 vaccine communication

    WVU researchers inform COVID-19 vaccine communication

    The first shipments of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrived in West Virginia on December 14. As doses are administered, researchers from the West Virginia University Public Interest Communication Research Lab are focused on making sure West Virginians get timely, accurate and scientifically sound information related to the vaccine.

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  • WVU in the News: WVU researchers explained that cancer patients could benefit from rehabilitation

    Cancer treatment is all about preserving the life and the quality of life of the patient, but often that is not the case when it comes to rehabilitation. 

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