A multi-million dollar expansion and renovation project completed in April 2009 doubled space for patient care and research to about 87,000 square feet. The architectural design provides one-stop-shopping, enabling patients to see each member of their healthcare team
in one location and have access to an array of support services including chaplains, social workers, dieticians, a rehabilitation therapist, a psychiatrist, a pain management team, a financial counselor, and a support and education program for patients and their families.
Amenities in the new infusion center include added bays for blood draws, more privacy, bariatric furniture for the comfort of larger patients, and picture windows with campus views for patients spending hours receiving infusions of chemotherapy. New features include a children’s waiting room, a wig boutique
, large storage areas with blanket-warming capabilities and a patient resource library
with internet access.
and the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center are recognized nationally as clinical trials sites
with cancer research particularly focused on the types of cancers most common in West Virginia— hematological malignancies, lung, breast, prostate, and colon/rectal cancers.
The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
has recognized WVU’s Cancer Program for providing the best in cancer care since 1981.