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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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  • 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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  • School of Nursing doctoral students earn prestigious Jonas Center scholarships

    School of Nursing doctoral students earn prestigious Jonas Center scholarships

    Three doctoral students from the West Virginia University School of Nursing have been chosen for the highly competitive Jonas Nurse Leader Scholars Program from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare. 

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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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  • Cancer Center clinic receives Valentine’s Day treat

    Cancer Center clinic receives Valentine’s Day treat

    The Cancer Center clinic staff received a gift of ice cream this past Friday as a Valentine’s Day treat.  Bob Wheeler purchased the ice cream for staff members as a way to thank them for the love they show cancer patients.  Just last month, Mr. Wheeler and his wife Linda purchased eight new coffee makers for the clinic after learning that some of the pots in the clinic were broken and the ones in the Infusion Center were too small.

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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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  • WVU Cancer Institute staff spreads holiday cheer through food drive

    WVU Cancer Institute staff spreads holiday cheer through food drive

    The Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center clinic is hoping to brighten the holidays for families in Monongalia County. Clinic staff collected two large boxes of non-perishable food items for the 34th Annual Toy and Food Drive of Monongalia County, as part of the United Way Campaign. Dave Staten and Patricia Policicchio were co-coordinators of the drive.

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