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ECCC at Cabell Huntington Hospital reaccredited in Radiation Oncology

ECCC at Cabell Huntington Hospital reaccredited in Radiation Oncology

The ECCC at Cabell Huntington Hospital has again been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology.

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Palliative care physician adds additional support to cancer treatment

Palliative care physician adds additional support to cancer treatment

Cabell Huntington Hospital welcomes Scott Mitchell, MD, a board-certified physician specializing in palliative care, to the Medical and Dental Staff.

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Mrs. West Virginia fights cancer with positivity, encourages others with hope

Mrs. West Virginia fights cancer with positivity, encourages others with hope

"In whatever I do, I tell myself that I’m going to do it or die trying." This is the motivation behind the crown that sits atop of Sarah White’s head as she looks around the waiting room filled with fellow patients.

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Diagnostic Breast Center only center in the Tri-State designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

Diagnostic Breast Center only center in the Tri-State designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

The ECCC Diagnostic Breast Center has earned the Breast Imaging Center of Excellence recognition from the American College of Radiology (ACR). The center is the only one in the Tri-State and only the third in the state of West Virginia.

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CHH Only Hospital in the Tri-State to Earn MRI Breast Accreditation

CHH Only Hospital in the Tri-State to Earn MRI Breast Accreditation

Cabell Huntington Hospital is the first hospital in the Tri-State region and the fourth in the state of West Virginia to earn a three-year term of accreditation in breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) from the American College of Radiology (ACR).

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TrueBeam Linear Accelerator Offers Speed & Accuracy

TrueBeam Linear Accelerator Offers Speed & Accuracy

This versatile and powerful platform allows radiation oncologists to treat challenging cancers throughout the body, while avoiding healthy tissue.

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Pediatric Oncologist/Hematologist Joins the Staff

Pediatric Oncologist/Hematologist Joins the Staff

Dr. Paul Finch evaluates, diagnoses, treats and manages children and teens with cancer (leukemia, lymphoma and/or tumors), diseases of the blood cells and bleeding disorders.

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Dr. Cheung Conducts 1st IlluminOss Cancer Treatment in US

Dr. Cheung Conducts 1st  IlluminOss Cancer Treatment in US

Felix Cheung, MD, the region's only orthopedic oncologist, performed the first successful surgical treatments in the US using the Lightfix bone stabilization system on two patients with metastatic cancer.

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Dr. Tirona Discusses Healthy Eating & Cancer

Dr. Tirona Discusses Healthy Eating & Cancer

The lifestyle choices we make every day affect our overall health and may have an impact on our risk of developing cancer

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iHeart Media Donation Helps Uninsured and Underinsured

iHeart Media Donation Helps Uninsured and Underinsured

iHeart Media personalities delivered $3,500 to the ECCC to help uninsured and underinsured women get mammograms.

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Ceredo Elementary 4th Graders Donate $1,175 to Good Samaritan Fund

Ceredo Elementary 4th Graders Donate $1,175 to Good Samaritan Fund

They presented $1,175 to the ECCC for the Good Samaritan Fund, which helps cancer patients with expenses that are incidental to cancer treatment, such as vehicle repairs, lodging and fuel purchases.

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ECCC & CHH Breast Health Centers Earn NAPBC Accreditation

ECCC & CHH Breast Health Centers Earn NAPBC Accreditation

The Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center Diagnostic Breast Center and the Cabell Huntington Hospital Breast Health Center are the only breast centers in Huntington to earn this accreditation.

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ECCC Welcomes Radiation Oncologist Grace Dixon, MD

ECCC Welcomes Radiation Oncologist Grace Dixon, MD

A radiation oncologist is a doctor who has gone through specialized education and training on the appropriate and safe use of radiation therapy, which is an important part of cancer care.

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ECCC Welcomes Fellowship-Trained Cancer Surgeon

ECCC Welcomes Fellowship-Trained  Cancer Surgeon

Dr. Arrington specializes in performing surgery for a wide range of cancers, including stomach (gastric), colon, liver, pancreas, melanoma, endocrine (thyroid, adrenal) and soft tissue sarcomas.

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ECCC Oncologists Now Seeing Patients At Pleasant Valley Hospital

ECCC Oncologists Now Seeing Patients At Pleasant Valley Hospital

Dr. Khasawneh and Dr. Pacioles provide care for patients with cancers or blood and bleeding disorders. Their regular presence at PVH offers cancer patients in the Point Pleasant area faster and more direct access to the ECCC’s highly specialized care.

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ECCC Welcomes Fellowship-Trained Women’s Cancer Specialist

ECCC Welcomes Fellowship-Trained Women’s Cancer Specialist

Dr. Bou Zgheib, who is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has completed extensive training in gynecologic cancer diagnosis and treatment and minimally invasive surgery, including daVinci® surgery, at the University of South Florida and Moffitt Cancer Center.

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Founding Physician Gerard Oakley, MD, Named Medical Director of ECCC

Founding Physician Gerard Oakley, MD, Named Medical Director of ECCC

Gynecologic oncologist Gerard Oakley, MD, has been named medical director of the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center (ECCC). He is one of the founding physicians of the ECCC, and he has been caring for patients there since it opened in 2006.

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Fellowship-Trained Hematologist/Oncologist Joins ECCC

Fellowship-Trained Hematologist/Oncologist Joins ECCC

Dr. Yehuda Lebowicz is an experienced cancer specialist with a special interest in providing care for patients with leukemia, lymphoma or lung cancer, and he is accepting new patients.

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Fellowship-Trained Oncologist/Hematologist Joins ECCC Staff

Fellowship-Trained Oncologist/Hematologist Joins ECCC Staff

Dr. Pacioles specializes in providing care for adults with cancer, blood disorders and cancers in the digestive system. He also has a special interest in geriatric oncology, which is the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in elderly patients.

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Prostate Cancer Patient at ECCC Receives Huntington/Tri-State Region’s First Dose of New and Promising Drug

Prostate Cancer Patient at ECCC Receives Huntington/Tri-State Region’s First Dose of New and Promising Drug

With hopes of easier treatments for his prostate cancer and a longer life, Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center patient Douglas Clapper became the Huntington/Tri-State region’s first recipient of the new cancer drug Xofigo®.

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Local Cancer Research May Have Worldwide Impact

Local Cancer Research May Have Worldwide Impact

A technology to help identify the most appropriate chemotherapy for cancer patients has been developed by MU scientists Dr. Pier Paolo Claudio and Dr. Jagan Valluri, in cooperation with the McKown Translational Genomics Research Institute and the ECCC.

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ECCC Radiation Oncology Program first in WV to earn ACR Accreditation

ECCC Radiation Oncology Program first in WV to earn ACR Accreditation

The Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center has been accredited in radiation oncology by the American College of Radiology, the nation's oldest and most widely accepted radiation oncology accrediting body.

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New Manager of Medical/Surgical Oncology Programs at the ECCC

New Manager of Medical/Surgical Oncology Programs at the ECCC

The ECCC is the Huntington/Tri-State region’s most comprehensive cancer center. It is staffed by specialists in radiation oncology, surgical oncology, medical oncology and hematology, orthopedic oncology, pediatric oncology, surgical breast oncology, clinical trials and cancer research.

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Medical Oncology Fellowship Training Program Welcomes First Class of Physicians

Medical Oncology Fellowship Training Program Welcomes First Class of Physicians

The Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center (ECCC) is now home to the Huntington/Tri-State region's only academic training program for physicians specializing in cancer care.

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Mohamad K. Khasawneh, MD, joins medical oncology/hematology team

Mohamad K. Khasawneh, MD, joins medical oncology/hematology team

The ECCC and the MUSOM welcome Mohamad K. Khasawneh, MD, a fellowship-trained medical oncologist and hematologist, to the medical staff and the comprehensive cancer program.

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National Award from the Commission on Cancer

National Award from the Commission on Cancer

The Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of only 106 facilities out of more than 1,500 Commission on Cancer-accredited cancer programs in the US and Puerto Rico to earn this award.

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