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May 2015 Events

May 2015 Events

Learn more about current health issues or conditions affecting you or your family by attending a special event or support group on campus this month.

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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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ECCC and CHH Announce Weather-Related Closures and Schedule Changes

ECCC and CHH Announce Weather-Related Closures and Schedule Changes

Today's deteriorating weather conditions have resulted in the early closure of many of the clinics at Cabell Huntington Hospital (CHH), the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center (ECCC) and at outlying hospital facilities.

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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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December Calendar of Campus Events

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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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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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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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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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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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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