Cancer Prevention and Control’s 2018 Thank-a-Thon is July 16

Cancer Prevention and Control’s 2018 Thank-a-Thon is July 16

On July 16 and throughout the year Cancer Prevention and Control appreciates your partnership! Together, we represent the WVU Cancer Institute throughout the state and our collaboration connects West Virginians with life-saving cancer screening.

Last year’s CPC Thank-a-Thon reached over 300 partners. This year, CPC plans to reach out to over 500 partners from around the state to extend appreciation and invite new opportunities.

Photo:  Stephenie Kennedy, Associate Director for Cancer Prevention and Control, calls a partner to thank them for their participation in Institute activities.

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