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  • Cancer Institute’s Cancer Prevention and Control wins first place ribbons

    Cancer Institute’s Cancer Prevention and Control wins first place ribbons

    Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) program staff won two first place ribbons at the 2017 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Cancer Conference in Atlanta this August. They were invited to present three posters for the overall National conference and an oral presentation for the CDC Colorectal Cancer Control Program Meeting. Two posters, noted below, won first place ribbons.

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  • Golf Fore A Cure raises more than $12K to fight breast cancer

    Golf Fore A Cure raises more than $12K to fight breast cancer

    The Women’s Golf Association at the Parkersburg Country Club is helping the WVU Cancer Institute win the fight against breast cancer. During its Annual Golf Fore A Cure Invitational on June 14 the Association raised more than $12,000 for breast cancer research at the Cancer Institute in Morgantown and to support Camden Clark Foundation’s Pink Mammogram Fund, which provides free screening mammograms, diagnostics and breast biopsies for local underinsured and uninsured residents at the Cancer Institute’s Camden Clark Medical Center. Proceeds from the Invitational came from participant entry fees, hole sponsorships, doorprize tickets and mulligans sold the day of the event. “A lot of our members have either been treated or are being treated for breast cancer at the WVU Cancer Institute and we like to support local efforts to fight the disease,” said Sue Lilly, who co-chaired Golf Fore A Cure with Judy Crichton.

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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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  • WVU Health Sciences to host nationally recognized speakers for Global Health Week

    WVU Health Sciences to host nationally recognized speakers for Global Health Week

    Global health experts from around the nation will take on important issues during the West Virginia University School of Medicine's 2016 Global Health Week.

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  • New clinical recruits to Cancer Institute

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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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  • Promotions, Donation Options Planned for Pink Meet WVU Gymnastics

    Promotions, Donation Options Planned for Pink Meet WVU Gymnastics

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Several exciting promotions, as well as options for fans to donate and give back to the local community, are planned for the West Virginia University gymnastics team’s Wendy M. Roach Pink Meet Invitational, set for Sunday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m., at the WVU Coliseum.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute is first in state to offer specialized breast cancer treatment

    WVU Cancer Institute is first in state to offer specialized breast cancer treatment

    Intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) is a new way of delivering radiation therapy after a lumpectomy for early stage breast cancer patients. The WVU Cancer Institute is the first in the state to offer IORT and is the only treatment center within two hours of Morgantown.

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  • Toothman Ford raises breast cancer awareness and funds to benefit WVU’s Breast Care Center

    Toothman Ford in Grafton has finished another successful breast cancer awareness campaign that benefited the Betty Puskar Breast Care Center at the WVU Cancer Institute.  Using social media, the dealership raised $11,700 for the Breast Care Center in October by pledging $100 per vehicle sold that month and another $100 pledge for each participant in @ToothmanFord’s Buzz for the Cure campaign.  Participants were asked to get a buzz haircut and post a picture of themselves with their new hairdo on facebook.  Grafton High School’s soccer team was a major contributor to Buzz for the Cure.

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  • Ladies Auxiliary to VFW donates more than $3K to breast cancer research

    The Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Department of West Virginia, has donated more than $3,300 to the West Virginia University Cancer Institute for breast cancer research. 

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