Tickets are available for the February 10 pancake breakfast at Applebee’s in Morgantown that will benefit the Comfort Fund at the WVU Cancer Institute Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center (MBRCC). Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children (age 10 and younger). Call 304-598-4549 or 304-598-4978. You may also purchase tickets at the door. The breakfast is scheduled from 8 to 10 a.m., and in addition to pancakes includes bacon, breakfast potatoes and a beverage. Monti Bear and some of the WVU cheerleaders will be there.
The MBRCC Comfort Fund was established to provide temporary, short-term financial assistance for patients being treated at the Cancer Center until they can be linked with appropriate community, state, or national resources.
Applebee’s is located at 1065 Van Voorhis Road.
The WVU Cancer Institute will hold its Annual DeLynn Lecture with Maura L. Gillison, MD, PhD, who will lecture on HPV and the Host Genome, at 4 pm on Tuesday, Sept. 4, in the WVU Health Sciences Center's Fukushima Auditorium (room 1901). A Q&A session will follow the lecture. The event is free and open to the public. For those who cannot attend, the event also will be webcast.
Four WVU Medicine hospitals have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as part of its 2018-19 Best Hospitals in the United States.
The WVU School of Public Health will kick off its 2018-2019 Dean’s Colloquium Series with a discussion about the future of public health education.