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  • WVU Cancer Institute doubling in size to meet needs in the state

    WVU Cancer Institute doubling in size to meet needs in the state

    The WVU Cancer Institute has undertaken a massive expansion effort to meet the demand for cancer services in West Virginia. The growth includes recruiting 38 new cancer specialists by 2020 as well as increasing space for patient care.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute breast care program again rated among the best in the nation

    WVU Cancer Institute breast care program again rated among the best in the nation

    The Comprehensive Breast Care Program at the WVU Cancer Institute has again been granted a full three-year accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.

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  • World-renowned cancer expert to lead WVU Cancer Institute

    World-renowned cancer expert to lead WVU Cancer Institute

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Richard M. Goldberg, M.D., renowned gastrointestinal cancer expert, has been named the new director of the WVU Cancer Institute.

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  • Gee welcomes new cancer researchers to WVU

    Gee welcomes new cancer researchers to WVU

    Earlier this year when Mary J.C. Hendrix was named president of Shepherd University, she had a critical decision to make: To shut down her research laboratory at Northwestern University or relocate her groundbreaking cancer research closer to Shepherd. The answer came in a unique partnership with West Virginia University, a major R1 research university 150 miles to the west of Shepherd. Thanks to sophisticated Skype technology, Hendrix and her laboratory are able to resume daily research interactions.

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  • Are nanomaterials linked to lung cancer?

    Are nanomaterials linked to lung cancer?

    Nanotechnology deals with manipulating matter and creating devices from materials that are molecular in size. Carbon nanomaterials are widely used in commercial and biomedical applications, including consumer electronics and medication delivery. But little is known about the health effects of these materials on those who work around them or use the products containing them.

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