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  • RidgeLine Crossfit Gym Hosts Event to Benefit Cancer Research at WVU Cancer Institute

    RidgeLine Crossfit Gym Hosts Event to Benefit Cancer Research at WVU Cancer Institute

    Morgantown, W.Va. - RidgeLine Crossfit hosted an event on January 29 benefiting Cancer Research at the WVU Cancer Institute in honor of their friend Anna Cooper who was diagnosed with colon and liver cancer. The event was a partner WOD (workout of the day) It included more than (XXX how many people). The workouts were based off of some of Anna's favorite moves so they were challenging and fun. Funds were raised with a combination of donations, auctions, a bake sale and coffees. ”We wanted to raise money for research for the type of cancer that Anna had. We liked that 100% of the proceeds can go to cancer research.” Said Jenny Wilson who helped organize the event on behalf of her friend Anna.

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  • Former Alumni Jevon Carter gives back

    Former Alumni Jevon Carter gives back

    Memphis Grizzly Jevon Carter made a welcome return to Mountaineer Basketball on Monday, February 18th, to present a check for $27,500 to Dr. Richard Goldberg and the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund. Funds were raised through the sale of his “Treadmill Mentality” T-shirts, where 100% of the proceeds are donated to the Endowment. This comes just weeks after Coach Huggins hosted another successful Fish Fry at Mylan Park.

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  • Annual Spring Gala April 26-27

    Annual Spring Gala April 26-27

    Mark your calendars now for the WVU Cancer Institute’s 34th Annual Spring Gala to be held April 26-27, 2019, at The Greenbrier – America’s Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

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  • 2019 Bob Huggins Fish Fry raises awareness and funds for the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment

    On Friday night, over 1600 people came together at the 2019 Bob Huggins Fish Fry to celebrate past basketball stars and raise money for the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment— a fund that Coach Huggins started to honor his mother who died of colon cancer.

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  • High school holds fundraiser to honor teacher, benefit WVU Cancer Institute

    High school holds fundraiser to honor teacher, benefit WVU Cancer Institute

    BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – Students at Buckhannon-Upshur High School recently raised $16,000 to honor a beloved teacher who is battling breast cancer.

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  • HealthWorks hosts cycling event to benefit Bonnie’s Bus

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – HealthWorks Rehab and Fitness hosted a cycling event on October 1, benefiting Bonnie’s Bus of the Cancer Institute at West Virginia University.

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  • Grateful patient donates hats to patients at Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center

    Grateful patient donates hats to patients at Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center

    Charlotte Behnke Smith recently donated 40 crocheted hats to be given to our patients at the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center.

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  • Bonnie’s Bus continues to support West Virginia women thanks to Pink Party

    Bonnie’s Bus continues to support West Virginia women thanks to Pink Party

    The WVU Cancer Institute held its annual Pink Party event on Monday, September 10, to benefit Bonnie’s Bus, the mobile mammography unit that travels across West Virginia to provide mammograms to the women of the state.

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  • Samuels to join WVU Cancer Institute as Major Gifts Director

    Tiffany Samuels will become the Major Gifts Director for the Cancer Institute effective September 10. Tiffany served successfully as Director of Development for WVU Reed College of Media since 2015. She now looks forward to focusing her efforts on the Cancer Institute. “As a West Virginia native and resident; I can think of no greater impact that I can have on my state that to represent the health care needs of my neighbors.” Please join me in thanking Tiffany for all of her great work at Reed and congratulate her as she embarks on her next chapter at WVU. Tiffany may be reached at tiffany.samuels@hsc.wvu.edu or 304-293-8604.

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  • Local fundraiser benefits cancer patients at WVU Cancer Institute

    Local fundraiser benefits cancer patients at WVU Cancer Institute

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Several staff members in the WVU Cancer Institute Clinical Trials Research Unit (CTRU) conducted a fundraiser to help patients at the Institute’s Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center.

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