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Breast Cancer Awareness Activities

Breast Cancer Awareness Activities

For the staff of the ECCC, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a chance to make a difference and raise awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer. Check out what they have planned!

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Free Clinical Breast Exams Oct. 17

Free Clinical Breast Exams Oct. 17

The Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center is offering free clinical breast exams from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, October 17, 2014. All women are welcome.

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September Activities on Campus

September Activities on Campus

Check out this list of upcoming health-related events sponsored by Cabell Huntington Hospital, Hoops Family Children's Hospital and the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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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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2014 Colors of Cancer 5K Run/Walk

2014 Colors of Cancer 5K Run/Walk

The Colors of Cancer 5K Run/Walk is a unique opportunity to work together to build awareness, offer encouragement, demonstrates our support and raise funds to beat cancer of any kind.

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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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December 2013 Calendar of Events

December 2013 Calendar of Events

December may be a busy time of year, but it's important to make time for your health. Check out what's happening on campus this month.

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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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November 2013 Calendar of Events

November 2013 Calendar of Events

November is a busy month for Cabell Huntington Hospital, Hoops Family Children's Hospital and the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center. See if there's an event for you!

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ECCC & CHH Breast Cancer Events & Screenings

ECCC & CHH Breast Cancer Events & Screenings

Visit our Facebook pages to see how CHH and the ECCC think pink and go green this October as we recognize national Breast Cancer Awareness Month with events, special displays and free screening opportunities.

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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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Celebrating National Cancer Survivors’ Day June 2, 2013

Celebrating National Cancer Survivors’ Day June 2, 2013

Cancer survivors and their immediate families are invited to our National Cancer Survivors’ Day celebration at the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 2. Please RSVP by calling 304-399-6500.

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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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Free Women’s Health Screening April 12

Free Women’s Health Screening April 12

Free pelvic exams and clinical breast exams will be available for women over age 18, and pap smears will be available for those who qualify.

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Regional Cancer Nursing Symposium Mar. 21-22

Regional Cancer Nursing Symposium Mar. 21-22

The Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center's Regional Cancer Nursing Symposium was developed for nurses and allied health professionals involved in the care of cancer patients; nursing contact hours will be provided.

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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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Welcome, Pediatric Oncologist & Hematologist Mark Mogul, MD

Welcome, Pediatric Oncologist & Hematologist Mark Mogul, MD

Dr. Mogul is now seeing pediatric patients with cancer and blood disorders from birth through their early 20s in the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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Breast Cancer Conference for Healthcare Providers Oct. 26

Breast Cancer Conference for Healthcare Providers Oct. 26

The conference will offer healthcare providers the latest updates in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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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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Free Skin Cancer Screening April 24

Free Skin Cancer Screening April 24

A free skin cancer screening will take place at the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center Tuesday, April 24, from 5 to 8 p.m.

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Regional Cancer Nursing Symposium April 19 & 20

Regional Cancer Nursing Symposium April 19 & 20

Cabell Huntington Hospital and the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center will present the 2012 Regional Cancer Nursing Symposium for nurses and allied health professionals involved in the care of cancer patients.

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ECCC presents Cancer Conference for Primary Care Physicians April 27

ECCC presents Cancer Conference for Primary Care Physicians April 27

A one-day conference designed to help primary care physicians and other healthcare providers handle challenging hematology/oncology issues.

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Low-cost Screening for Lung Cancer

Low-cost Screening for Lung Cancer

The lung specialists at the Comprehensive Lung Nodule Program at CHH and the ECCC are now offering a low-cost and potentially life-saving opportunity for certain people to be screened for early detection of lung cancer.

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