Advanced colorectal cancer patients who consume four or more cups of coffee a day are more likely to live longer than those who drink less, according to freshly-brewed research co-authored by a West Virginia University doctor. Richard Goldberg, professor emeritus and former director of the WVU Cancer Institute, was part of a team that linked increased coffee consumption to a decreased risk of cancer progression and death in 1,171 patients in the United States and Canada. As released in a paper published in JAMA Oncology on September 17, 2020.
To qualify for a scholarship, applicants must be a member of Mountains of Hope. Memberships is free. Applicants can obtain membership online and also apply for the scholarship online.
The deadline for Vice President's Awards nominations has been extended to May 31. The awards are an opportunity to honor and recognize employees at the WVU Health Sciences Center.
During National Minority Cancer Awareness Month, we’re highlighting the work our WVU Cancer Institute does every day. They’re constantly working to raise awareness about cancer-related health disparities for our rural communities, as well as communities historically linked to discrimination or exclusion.