WVCTSI will host faculty candidate Brian Boone, M.D., complex general surgical oncology fellow at the University of Pittsburgh, as a guest speaker on Tuesday, October 10. The title of Dr. Boone’s seminar is “Targeting Autophagy and Neutrophil Extracellular Traps in Pancreatic Cancer: From Bench to Bedside and Back.”
Please mark your calendar and join us from 12 to 1 p.m. in room 2157 of the WVU Health Sciences Center North.
Brian Boone, M.D., surgical oncologist in the WVU Medicine Department of Surgery and WVU Cancer Institute, performed the state’s first hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) infusion. This treatment delivers heated, sterilized chemotherapy to the abdomen as a treatment for cancer that has spread to the lining of the abdominal cavity, or peritoneum.
WVU Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology has experienced remarkable growth over the last two years. By increasing its team of gynecologic oncologists and adding a nurse practitioner, physician assistant, and genetic counselor, the department has expanded its capability to serve gynecologic cancer patients.
The annual Holiday Celebration for WVU Medicine and Health Sciences employees will kick off on Thurs., Dec. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. at The Market, located on the ground floor of the Health Sciences Center. The Market will close at 11:30 a.m. for the celebration.