Min Deng, MD, is a dermatologic surgeon, who will perform Mohs micrographic surgery among other dermatologic procedures. Mohs surgery is a precise surgical technique used to treat skin cancer. Dr. Deng completed a micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology fellowship at Cooper University Hospital and did her dermatology residency at the University of Chicago.
Kelly Ross, MD, has joined our Blood and Marrow Transplant team. Dr. Ross completed hematology/oncology and BMT fellowships at the University of Colorado. She earned her MD at the University of Pittsburgh and completed her internal medicine residency at UPMC.
The WVU Cancer Institute is participating in the implementation of a new drug therapy for young patients with leukemia and lymphoma. Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy, known by the brand name Kymriah®, is a form of immunotherapy that harnesses the patient’s own immune system to fight malignant cancer.
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The WVU Cancer Institute is applying for a Certificate of Need with the West Virginia Health Care Authority for a mobile lung cancer screening program, which will be called LUCAS. This program would increase access to screening for patients in rural areas and address the growing demand for cancer services in the state.