Plan to join the WVU Cancer Institute, WVU School of Medicine, WVU Medicine and the WVU Office of Continuing Education for the 27th Annual Fall Cancer Conference at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, WV on October 6th, 2017.
This year’s theme is Translating Personalized Medicine into Cancer Care and will feature a variety of topics including At Long Last: Immunologic Approaches to Treatment of Gastrointestinal Cancers; Cancer Survivorship; Molecular Tumor Board – How Best to Learn Together; and New Drug Update: The Next Step in Personalized Medicine.
In the 55 years since the first U.S. Surgeon General report on the health consequences of cigarette smoking, smoking has declined substantially. Despite this progress, however, it remains the leading preventable cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Smoking rates also remain disproportionally high and relatively unchanged among certain vulnerable populations.
WVU professor of Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences recently spoke with Public News Service about the cancellation of a study investigating the health impacts of mountaintop removal and other surface mining. Read the full story online.