WVCTSI’s Clinical and Translational Research Seminar Series will host its final sessions focusing on effectively engaging the community in a research agenda. Sally Hodder, M.D., WVCTSI director and associate vice president for clinical and translational science at WV, will present, “Strategies for Developing and Engaging a Successful Community Advisory Board.”
This session will take place Friday, April 12 from 12 to 1 p.m. in room 201 of the WVU Health Sciences Center Erma Byrd Biomedical Research Building. RSVP here
“Vaporized: America’s E-Cigarette Addiction,” a comprehensive look inside the rapidly growing and highly controversial vaping industry, a market expected to hit $9 billion by the end of 2019.
The Department of Diagnostic Sciences has developed a team of specialists aimed at raising awareness about oral cancer. The efforts include educating the public about the causes of oral cancer while promoting prevention and regular oral exams. In addition, the team maintains an active biopsy service staffed by pathologists trained specifically in the diagnosis of tumors of the mouth.
Some cancers are difficult to treat due to where they appear in the body. For some abdominal cancers, intravenous chemotherapy may not work because drugs flowing through the whole body don’t penetrate into the peritoneal cavity – the space surrounding your abdominal organs.