WVU Cancer Institute releases second edition of The Signature

The second edition of The Signature, the WVU Cancer Institute’s annual report, is posted online.

The report covers 2016 highlights in cancer clinical care, prevention and control, education, and research. Special topics highlighting quality care and the latest developments of the WVU Cancer Institute include:

  • a Q & A with new Cancer Institute Director Richard Goldberg
  • our growth as a statewide network of cancer care
  • two unique lung cancer initiatives the Cancer Institute is leading in WV
  • a look at the new, state-of-the-art Bonnie’s Bus
  • an innovative approach to move effective treatments from the lab to clinical research studies
  • an overview of academic programs to train aspiring physicians and scientists

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  • WVU in the news—Richard Goldberg: A transformative leader in cancer research

    W est Virginia University’s Cancer Institute is well-known for its treatment and innovation. Leading the institute is Dr. Richard Goldberg, who has not only established himself as a transformative leader but also a potent researcher and educator. A native of upstate New York, the renowned gastrointestinal cancer expert came to Morgantown about two years ago. Goldberg previously worked at The Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center, where he served as the Klotz Family Professor of Cancer Research, the physician‐in‐ chief of the James Cancer Hospital, the associate director of the Ohio State Comprehensive Cancer Center and the acting division director of the Division of Medical Oncology. Before that, he also worked at the University of North Carolina and the Mayo Clinic. Goldberg is one of many world-class physicians recruited by WVU Medicine during the past few years, whose research has resulted in more than 300 peer-reviewed publications, including those in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association and the Journal of Clinical Oncology

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  • Bonnie’s Bus receives $25,000 grant to provide patient navigation services

    Bonnie’s Bus receives $25,000 grant to provide patient navigation services

    The WVU Cancer Institute is among six organizations to receive an inaugural Medline Breast Cancer Awareness grant, which is awarded to organizations to further the mission to eradicate breast cancer and provide counseling. The grant drives awareness around prevention and early detection by providing support to organizations that provide direct patient care.

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  • Pharmacy researcher leads the future of experimental therapeutics at WVU

    Pharmacy researcher leads the future of experimental therapeutics at WVU

    Researchers across campus are taking a One WVU approach to solving important problems and saving lives. At its core, an experimental therapeutics platform that integrates multiple disciplines from chemistry and biology to the health sciences and cancer institute. 

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