WVU Cancer Institute and WVU Medicine will host a Relay For Life Kickoff Rally on March 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center Atrium. The event is an opportunity for faculty, staff and students to learn about the American Cancer Society (ACS) Monongalia County Relay for Life in June and meet WVU Medicine Relay For Life ambassadors and ACS members while enjoying games and snacks. Rally participants will also be able to register their teams online and obtain fundraising information.
The 2018 ACS Monongalia County Relay For Life will be held June 8 to June 9 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. at Westwood Middle School Track in Morgantown. The WVU Cancer Institute is a sponsor.
An ACS Monongalia County Relay For Life Kickoff will be held on February 22 at 6:30 p.m. at Buffalo Wild Wings at Suncrest Towne Centre in Morgantown. Hannah Hazard-Jenkins, MD, surgeon-in-chief and director of clinical services at the WVU Cancer Institute, will serve as the guest speaker.
Several members of the WVU women’s basketball team made a surprise visit to the WVU Cancer Institute Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center this past week. It was an opportunity for them to talk with patients in the infusion center and present each with a silk rose. “We wanted to show our appreciation of what they are going through, and let them know that they aren’t alone,” said Lucky Rudd, a recent recruit to the Mountaineer team. “I hope our visit will brighten their day, if only temporarily,” said Chania Ray, #12 and a guard for the Mountaineers. Patients said it was very nice of the players to take time out to visit with them. Several patients, like Donald Bower, had their pictures taken with them. “I appreciate the rose, and plan to give it to my wife to enjoy as well,” Bower said.