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  • Vandalia - Con Steampunk Convention to benefit Bonnie's Bus coming Oct. 18-20th to Morgantown

    Vandalia - Con Steampunk Convention to benefit Bonnie's Bus coming Oct. 18-20th to Morgantown

    Vandalia-Con

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  • Pharmacy students shed light on mental health

    Pharmacy students shed light on mental health

    Members of WVU's American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Operation Mental Health were in the Pylons October 9 to provide some stress relief.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute to launch Moonshot Initiative

    WVU Cancer Institute to launch Moonshot Initiative

    The WVU Cancer Institute will begin enrolling its first patients in a National Institute of Health (NIH) Beau Biden Moonshot Initiative trial on Oct. 25 as part of a consortium of six U.S. healthcare systems with the goal of integrating the use of patient-reported outcomes into the routine practice of oncology. 

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  • WVCTSI Clinical Trials Center of Excellence opens at WVU

    WVCTSI Clinical Trials Center of Excellence opens at WVU

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – To help further cement its status as a top research institution, the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute has announced the formation of the Clinical Trials Center of Excellence at West Virginia University.

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  • Cancer prevention expert to address cervical cancer in Appalachia

    Cancer prevention expert to address cervical cancer in Appalachia

    Cervical cancer rates are higher among women in Appalachia due to a variety of factors ranging from health policy to biology. Next month, epidemiologist and cancer prevention researcher Electra Paskett, Ph.D., will visit the WVU Health Sciences Center to explain how these factors can help identify possible interventions to reverse this trend.

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  • WVU in the News: Bonnie's Bus is serving women all over West Virginia

    Some women might not have access or the resources to get a mammogram, so this allows them to do so without having to travel far away.

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  • Dr. Otis Brawley will present the Annual Hardesty Lecture

    Dr. Otis Brawley will present the Annual Hardesty Lecture

    Dr. Otis Brawley will present the Annual Hardesty Lecture November 22 at 4 PM in the Erickson Alumni Center He is a global leader in cancer research and health disparities and a leading voice in training the next generation of scientists and physicians to reduce the threat of cancer

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  • Wellness Rewards Program Support for Ruby Employees is October 23

    Wellness Rewards Program Support for Ruby Employees is October 23

    Employees and covered spouses enrolled on a WVU Medicine medical plan must: 1) Complete the RealAge Test®, 2) Receive a Preventive Exam & 3) Indicate Tobacco Status through mycare.sharecare.com by 10/31/19.

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  • October session of survivors club to focus on upcoming Medicare coverage changes

    October session of survivors club to focus on upcoming Medicare coverage changes

    The October session of The Survivors Club will meet on 10/9/19 from 6-7:30 PM in Conference room 3A at the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. Invited guest speakers include David Summers and Jessica Ice. Mr. David Summers is the regional representative for the Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP). SHIP is a non-profit federal program that assists senior citizens, disabled individuals, and caregivers who have questions or problems relating to Medicaid, Medicare and related coverage. SHIP counselors are trained in the regulations and laws pertaining to medical coverage for elderly and disabled individuals. SHIP counselors are not affiliated with any insurance company or provider. They are able to provide non-biased information and assistance to help people select medical coverage that meets their needs. There is no charge for any of their services. Mr. Summers will also educate our group on Medicare open enrollment season (October 15, 2019 – December 7, 2019). During the annual enrollment season, Medicare recipients can make changes to various aspects of their coverage including switching from traditional Medicare to a Medicare Advantage Plan or changing their Medicare Part D plan.

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  • WVU In the News: Help for Uninsured and Underinsured With Breast Cancer

    Shelly Dusic, MA is a Policy and Environmental Change, Community-Clinic Linkage Specialist for the West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program (WVBCCSP). Working from WVU Cancer Institute's Cancer Prevention and Control, Shelly partners with employers from throughout the state to increase cancer screening rates and promote the early detection of cancer. Employer-based support for cancer screening facilitates employee health and benefits employers by reducing healthcare costs.

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