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  • CP&C's Amy Allen attends the Georgetown University School of Business New Strategies Forum

    Early this month Cancer Prevention and Control’s Amy Allen participated in an advanced leadership education program exclusively designed to help nonprofit executives generate added financial support. The “New Strategies” Program is open to nonprofit executives sponsored by corporations or foundations that provide grants to cover all program expenses, including the Forum held on the Georgetown campus. Amy’s participation was sponsored by Bristol-Meyers Squibb Foundation in support of Cancer Prevention and Control’s work to address cancer health disparities.

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  • Patrick Thomas to participate in Summer Undergraduate Research Experience at WVU

    Patrick Thomas to participate in Summer Undergraduate Research Experience at WVU

    Patrick Thomas, an undergraduate student engaged in research at the WVU Cancer Institute, has been selected to participate in SURE, a summer undergraduate research experience for students interested in graduate school and research/creative work within their discipline or a related discipline.

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  • Cancer Institute partner clinics raise colorectal cancer awareness

    Cancer Institute partner clinics raise colorectal cancer awareness

    Our West Virginia Program to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening (WV PICCS) partner clinics participated in national Dress in Blue Day on Friday, March 3. Dress in Blue Day began as a way to present a united front in the battle against the disease during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Partner clinic staff donned their favorite shade a blue in order to raise awareness of colorectal cancer screening with their patients.

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  • Huggins wins $15K for cancer research in Infiniti Challenge

    Huggins wins $15K for cancer research in Infiniti Challenge

    Thank you Mountaineer fans for helping West Virginia University Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Huggins win $15K for research at the WVU Cancer Institute in the Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge that ended on March 12. Coach Huggins was a strong competitor throughout the Challenge involving 48 coaches nationwide and was in the Final Four.  Each was hoping to win the $100K grand prize for their favorite charities.  Huggins will give his prize money to the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund, which he established in memory of his mother, who died in 2003 following a long battle with colon cancer.  The fund supports clinical research, specifically providing access to cancer clinical trials at WVU Medicine affiliates for all West Virginians.

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  • Papa John’s donates $10K to cancer research at WVU Cancer Institute

    Papa John’s donates $10K to cancer research at WVU Cancer Institute

    Any way you slice it, $10,019 is a lot of dough! That’s how much money Papa John’s donated recently from its online pizza promotions to the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund at the WVU Cancer Institute.

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  • 2016 West Virginia Cancer Burden Report released

    WVU Cancer Institute - Cancer Prevention and Control was awarded a contract to author the 2016 West Virginia Cancer Burden Report. This comprehensive report provides in-depth analyses of WV cancer data at the state and county level and will benefit cancer researchers, educators, advocates, and policy makers. 

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  • New clinical recruits to Cancer Institute

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  • Dr. Patrick Ma chosen as ASCO track leader

    Dr. Patrick Ma chosen as ASCO track leader

    The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has selected Patrick Ma, MD, co-leader of the WVU Cancer Institute Sara Crile Allen and James Frederick Allen Comprehensive Allen Lung Program, to serve as the ASCO Scientific Program Committee Tumor Biology Track Leader for the 2017-2018 term.  ASCO and the 2017 President-Elect Bruce Johnson, MD, FASCO, chose Dr. Ma because of his knowledge and expertise.  In this new role he will work closely with this year’s track leader to plan ASCO’s 2017 annual meeting, then will take the reins to plan the organization’s annual meeting in 2018.

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  • New publication showcases Cancer Institute impact on cancer care

    We are proud to share with you our inaugural issue of The Signature, the WVU Cancer Institute Annual Report. 

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  • WVU women's gymnasts present gifts to Betty Puskar Breast Care Center

    WVU women's gymnasts present gifts to Betty Puskar Breast Care Center

    Members of the West Virginia University gymnastics team visited with staff and volunteers at Morgantown’s Betty Puskar Breast Care Center on February 23. The Mountaineers, along with coach Jason Butts, delivered the sundry items collected at the Wendy M. Roach Pink Meet Invitational on Feb. 21.

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