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  • 2018 Cancer Burden Report Released

    WVU Cancer Institute's Cancer Prevention and Control, in collaboration with the West Virginia Cancer Registry, has released the 2018 Cancer Burden Report. The report provides updated statewide, age-adjusted incidence rates and counts for cancer diagnosed among West Virginia residents from 2011 to 2015.

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  • In the News: Richard Goldberg: A transformative leader in cancer research

    In the News: Richard Goldberg: A transformative leader in cancer research

    West 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.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute surgical oncologists perform new treatment for abdominal cancer

    WVU Cancer Institute surgical oncologists perform new treatment for abdominal cancer

    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.

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  • WVU Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology expands to include new oncologists, genetic counselor

    WVU Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology expands to include new oncologists, genetic counselor

    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.

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  • WVU Medicine and Health Sciences to host holiday celebration for faculty and staff

    WVU Medicine and Health Sciences to host holiday celebration for faculty and staff

    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.

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  • High school holds fundraiser to honor teacher, benefit WVU Cancer Institute

    High school holds fundraiser to honor teacher, benefit WVU Cancer Institute

    BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – Students at Buckhannon-Upshur High School recently raised $16,000 to honor a beloved teacher who is battling breast cancer.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute studies new treatment for colorectal cancer using novel drug combination

    WVU Cancer Institute studies new treatment for colorectal cancer using novel drug combination

    Once colorectal cancer invades another organ—the liver or lung, for instance—a cancer patient has about a 13 percent chance of living five more years. 

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  • Health Sciences faculty asked to review proposed BOG governance rule 1.4

    Health Sciences faculty asked to review proposed BOG governance rule 1.4

    All Health Sciences faculty members are requested to review a proposed Board of Governors Rule currently in a 30-day comment period: WVU Governance Rule 1.4 on Ethics, Conflict of Interest, and Outside Consulting. The review period for the proposed rule closes on December 12.  

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  • WVU Public Health research included in Physical Activity Guidelines by the federal government

    WVU Public Health research included in Physical Activity Guidelines by the federal government

    New physical activity guidelines being promoted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services references research by two WVU Public Health professors.

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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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