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  • Jacqueline’s Fine Jewelry to host event to benefit cancer patients

    Jacqueline’s Fine Jewelry to host event to benefit cancer patients

    The WVU Cancer Institute Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center is partnering with Jacqueline’s Fine Jewelry in the Suncrest Town Centre to benefit patients at the Cancer Center.  On Thursday, May 4, Jacqueline’s will host a Charmed by Charity event from 5:30-8P and 15 percent of Alex and Ani jewelry sales will go to the Cancer Center’s Comfort Fund.  Stop by and select a Mother’s Day gift or a graduation gift and support the Fund. Read how the Comfort Fund benefits patients

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  • WVU student pharmacists donate to Comfort Fund

    WVU student pharmacists donate to Comfort Fund

    (l-r)  Rich Goldberg, MD, WVU Cancer Institute Director; Kappa Psi Variety Show Committee Co-Chairs Stephanie Bills and Alexandria Castracane; and Cancer Center clinic dietitian Mary Anne Yanosik

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  • Mother’s Day flower and plant sale underway to benefit cancer patients

    Mother’s Day flower and plant sale underway to benefit cancer patients

    Orders are being accepted for the 2nd Annual Mother’s Day flower and plant sale that benefits the Comfort Fund at the WVU Cancer Institute’s Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. 

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  • WVU Cancer Institute to celebrate 32nd Annual Spring Gala

    WVU Cancer Institute to celebrate 32nd Annual Spring Gala

    Supporters of the WVU Cancer Institute will celebrate its history of excellence in cancer treatment, prevention, and research during the 32nd Annual Spring Gala at The Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, April 28-30.

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  • Barrackville Middle School makes donation to breast cancer research

    Barrackville Middle School makes donation to breast cancer research

    The boy’s and girl’s basketball teams at Barrackville Middle School are doing their part to raise breast cancer awareness and support breast cancer research at the WVU Cancer Institute. 

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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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  • The Wright Stuff: Valets take generosity of guests to another level

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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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  • West Virginia Wesleyan swim teams make gift to breast cancer research

    West Virginia Wesleyan swim teams make gift to breast cancer research

    West Virginia Wesleyan’s Men’s and Women’s Swim Teams have made a big splash to benefit breast cancer research at the WVU Cancer Institute.  The teams held a swim-a-thon this past October and members received donations based on how many laps they completed.  They also sold breast cancer awareness bracelets.  Head Swimming Coach April Gitzen said the teams did a remarkable job of raising $3,000 and she was so proud of them.

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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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