Tiffany Samuels will become the Major Gifts Director for the Cancer Institute effective September 10. Tiffany served successfully as Director of Development for WVU Reed College of Media since 2015. She now looks forward to focusing her efforts on the Cancer Institute. “As a West Virginia native and resident; I can think of no greater impact that I can have on my state that to represent the health care needs of my neighbors.” Please join me in thanking Tiffany for all of her great work at Reed and congratulate her as she embarks on her next chapter at WVU. Tiffany may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 304-293-8604.
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.
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.
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.