Cancer Prevention and Control at the West Virginia University Cancer Institute connects West Virginia communities to address cancer health disparities unique to WV and Appalachia.
For those diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, the battle is mainly uphill. The disease is hard to identify. Treatment options are limited. Response rates are low. But, a new Hirshberg Foundation seed grant will allow a West Virginia University School of Medicine surgeon to explore new treatment therapies.
Mountains of Hope (MOH), West Virginia’s Cancer Coalition, held its fall membership meeting on November 6, 2019 in Flatwoods, WV. Three WVUCI clinicians presented on cutting edge treatment and clinical research available at the WVUCI: Dr. Brian Boone, Dr. Hannah Hazard-Jenkins, and Dr. Geraldine Jacobson.