ECCC News http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/rss/ Feed showing the most recent news articles published on the ECCC website. Salute to Survivors June 7 http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/salute-to-survivors-june-7/ <p><img class="right" title="" src="http://edwardsccc.org/assets/Images/Content/News/SD-salute.jpg" alt="" height="177" width="300">All survivors and their immediate family members are invited to join staff and physicians from the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cabell Huntington Hospital and the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Sunday, June 7, for a “Salute to Survivors." The event includes free lunch, music, games and activities with a patriotic theme on the parking lot in front of the cancer center. Survivors are invited to help decorate the Survivors’ Day banner and to share their personal stories of hope.</p> <h3>Schedule of Events</h3> <p>12:30 p.m. Flag ceremony <br>12:40 p.m. Invocation<br>1 p.m. Barbershop quartet &amp; lunch, entertainment, games and activities<br>2 p.m. Survivor group picture</p> <p>RSVPs are required by calling 304.399.6500.<br><br>National Cancer Survivors Day is an annual celebration of life. The Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of more than 700 worldwide participants in this celebration.</p> Tue, 02 Jun 2015 13:49:07 -0400 http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/salute-to-survivors-june-7/ June 2015 Events http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/june-2015-events/ <p><img class="right" title="" src="http://cabellhuntington.org/assets/Images/WNS/Content/meeting1a.jpg" alt="" height="195" width="300">Special events and classes help us learn from the experts about health issues. Support groups offer the opportunity to learn from health professionals and each other about a condition and its symptoms and treatment.<br><br>Connecting with others in a similar situation enables you to share experiences and practical advice and learn more about what you are facing. And who knows? You may make some friends while you're there!<br><br>All of our support groups are free, and most take place on the Cabell Huntington Hospital campus. Special events are free unless otherwise noted. Everyone is welcome, and in most cases, there's no need to register in advance. For details about upcoming events, please see our <a href="http://cabellhuntington.org/">calendar page</a>.<br><br>For more information, please call <span class="phone">304.399.6854</span>.</p> Fri, 29 May 2015 15:37:28 -0400 http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/june-2015-events/ Free Women's Health Screening May 1 http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/free-womens-health-screening/ <p><img class="right" title="" src="http://edwardsccc.org/assets/Images/Content/News/_resampled/resizedimage250213-Womens-health-cervical-screening.jpg" alt="" height="213" width="250">Free cervical cancer screenings for women 21 and over Friday, May 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center. Free Pap smear and mammogram for those who qualify. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are preferred. Please call <span class="phone">304.526.2440.</span><br><br>Exams are provided by physicians from Cabell Huntington Hospital, the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center, Huntington Women’s Health and the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. Pathology services are provided by University Pathology Services.<br><br>We appreciate the participation of Gerard Oakley, MD; Nadim Bou Zgheib, MD; Stephen Feaster, MD; Paul Lee, MD; Joseph Assaley, MD and Jessica Granger, MD.</p> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:32:28 -0400 http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/free-womens-health-screening/ April 2015 Events on Campus http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/april-2015-events-on-campus/ <p><img class="right" title="" src="http://edwardsccc.org/assets/Images/Content/News/calendar.jpg" alt="" height="200" width="300">Special events and classes help us learn from the experts about health issues. Support groups offer the opportunity to learn from health professionals and each other about a condition and its symptoms and treatment.</p> <p>Connecting with others in a similar situation enables you to share experiences and practical advice and learn more about what you are facing. And who knows? You may make some friends while you're there!<br><br>All of our support groups are free, and most take place on the Cabell Huntington Hospital campus. Special events are free unless otherwise noted. Everyone is welcome, and in most cases, there's no need to register in advance. For details about upcoming events, please see our <a href="http://cabellhuntington.org/news/calendar/">calendar page</a>.</p> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:28:59 -0400 http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/april-2015-events-on-campus/ Dr. Tirona Discusses Healthy Eating & Cancer http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/dr.-tirona/ <div class="captionImage left" style="width: 120px;"><img class="left" title="" src="http://huntingtons-kitchen.org/assets/Images/Content/Tirona.jpg" alt="" height="180" width="120"><p class="caption">Maria Tirona, MD</p> </div> <p class="Pa1"><a href="http://edwardsccc.org/[sitetree_link,id=9]">Medical oncologist</a> Maria R. Tirona, MD, will be the featured speaker for the April <em>Healthy Living Series</em> at Huntington’s Kitchen. The discussion will focus on healthy eating and healthy habits to help lower cancer risk, and the presentation will include a food preparation demonstration and a light dinner, with a focus on nutritious foods.</p> <p>When: 6-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 7, 2015</p> <p class="Pa1">Where: Huntington's Kitchen at 911 Third Avenue in Huntington, WV<br><br>Admission is free. Seating is limited and RSVP is required. Please <a href="http://huntingtons-kitchen.org/classes/">register online</a> or by calling Huntington’s Kitchen at <span class="phone">304.522.0887</span>.<br><br><em>Cabell Huntington Hospital's Healthy Living Series offers a variety of health and wellness information presented by a different physician each month. These free presentations take place at Huntington's Kitchenon the first Tuesday of the month.</em></p> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:31:49 -0400 http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/dr.-tirona/ Closures & Schedule Changes for March 5, 2015 http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/schedule-changes-for-thursday-march-5/ <p><img class="right" title="" src="http://edwardsccc.org/assets/Images/Content/News/snow-shovel.jpg" alt="" height="300" width="200"></p> <p>Today’s inclement weather has caused Cabell Huntington Hospital (CHH), the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center (ECCC), Hoops Family Children's Hospital (HFCH) and their satellite facilities to make changes in operating hours for Thursday, March 5, 2015.</p> <h3>CLOSED</h3> <ul><li>CHH Family Urgent Care Center</li> <li>CHH Family Medical Center - Barboursville</li> <li>CHH Family Medical Center - Kenova</li> <li>CHH Family Medical Center - Proctorville</li> <li>Women’s and Family Medical Center - Huntington</li> <li>Cabell Pediatrics</li> <li>Huntington Women’s Health (Drs. Joseph Assaley, Paul Lee and Jessica Granger)</li> <li>Center for Wound Healing</li> <li>Center for Lung Health</li> <li>Huntington’s Kitchen (all classes for today are canceled)</li> <li>Cook Eye Center</li> </ul><h3>DELAYED</h3> <ul><li>CHH Center for Surgical Weight Control – Opening at 10 a.m.</li> <li>ECCC Adult Oncology – Opening at 10 a.m.</li> <li>ECCC Adult Infusion – Opening at 10 a.m.</li> <li>ECCC Surgical Oncology Clinics – Opening noon</li> <li>ECCC Diagnostic Breast Center   - Opening at noon</li> <li>CHH Breast Health Center – Opening at noon</li> </ul><h3>PLEASE NOTE:</h3> <p>ECCC Radiation Oncology and ECCC Pediatric Oncology will operate on a normal schedule today.</p> <p>For questions about appointments at locations not listed, please call the office directly.</p> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:44:44 -0500 http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/schedule-changes-for-thursday-march-5/ March 2015 Events on Campus http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/march-2015-events-on-campus/ <p><img class="right" title="" src="http://edwardsccc.org/assets/Images/Content/News/support-1.jpg" alt="" height="157" width="200">Classes and special events help us learn from the experts about health issues. Support groups offer the opportunity to learn from experts and each other about a condition and its symptoms and treatment. Connecting with others in a similar situation enables you to share experiences and practical advice and learn more about what you are facing. And who knows? You may make some friends while you're there!<br><br>All of our support groups are free, and most take place on the Cabell Huntington Hospital campus. Everyone is welcome and there's no need to register in advance. For details about upcoming special events and support group meetings, see our <a href="http://cabellhuntington.org/news/calendar/"><span class="ss-broken">calendar page</span></a>.</p> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:26:01 -0500 http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/march-2015-events-on-campus/ Attend the 2015 Regional Cancer Nursing Symposium http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/attend-the-2015-regional-cancer-nursing-symposium/ <p><img class="right" title="" src="http://edwardsccc.org/assets/Images/Content/News/ECCC-nursing.jpg" alt="" height="300" width="200">The Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center and Cabell Huntington Hospital are presenting the 9th Annual Regional Cancer Nursing Symposium from 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 9-10, 2015 at the Pullman Plaza Hotel in Huntington. The symposium was developed for nurses and allied health professionals involved in the care of people with cancer. Participants may attend one day or both days, with 5.0 contact hours provided for each day. The cost of the event is $25 per day, which includes refreshments and a flash drive containing conference materials.<br><br>The agenda includes presentations by physicians and health professionals on skin cancers, reconstruction in skin cancers, melanoma treatment options and translational research, as well as current topics in pharmacology, chemotherapy and palliative care. More detailed information is available in the <a href="http://edwardsccc.org/[file_link,id=479]" target="_blank">brochure</a>.</p> <p>To register, please complete the form and follow the instructions in the brochure by the deadline: <strong>March 27, 2015</strong>.</p> <p>For more information, please contact Jill Gindlesperger by <a href="mailto:Jill.Gindlesperger@chhi.org">email</a> or by calling <span class="phone">304.399.6515.</span></p> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:13:20 -0500 http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/attend-the-2015-regional-cancer-nursing-symposium/ Normal Schedule for ECCC Feb. 17 http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/normal-schedule-for-eccc-feb.-17/ <p><img class="right" title="" src="http://edwardsccc.org/assets/Images/Content/News/snowball-fightweb.jpg" alt="" height="202" width="300">The Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center on the campus of Cabell Huntington Hospital is operating on a normal schedule. Patients may call ahead to confirm or reschedule appointments.</p> <p>A list of Cabell Huntington Hospital clinics and offices that are closed today, Tuesday, February 17, 2014 can be found <a href="http://cabellhuntington.org/news/wns/weather-related-closures-and-changes-tuesday-feb-17">here</a>.</p> <p>Check for updates about changes or closures on the ECCC’s <a href="http://www.facebook.com/EdwardsComprehensiveCancerCenter">Facebook page</a> or follow @EdwardsCCC on Twitter.</p> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 11:22:25 -0500 http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/normal-schedule-for-eccc-feb.-17/ ECCC and CHH Announce Weather-Related Closures and Schedule Changes http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/eccc-and-cabell-huntington-hospital-announce-weather-related-closures-and-schedule-changes/ <p>Today's deteriorating weather conditions have resulted in the early closure of many of the clinics at Cabell Huntington Hospital, the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center and at outlying hospital facilities.</p> <p>The following clinics and offices are closing early today, February 16:</p> <ul><li>Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center medical, pediatric and surgical clinics closed at noon (adult infusion at ECCC will close at 2 p.m.).</li> <li>Cabell Huntington Hospital Family Urgent Care Center closed at noon.</li> <li>Cabell Huntington Hospital Family Medical Center at Merritt's Creek in Barboursville closed at noon.</li> <li>Cabell Huntington Hospital Family Medical Center in Kenova will close at 1 p.m.</li> <li>Cabell Huntington Hospital Family Medical Center in Proctorville closed at noon.</li> <li>Women's and Family Medical Center at 20th Street in Huntington closed at noon (phone service will continue until 4 p.m.).</li> <li>Cabell Pediatrics will close at 1:30 p.m.</li> <li>Cook Eye Center closed at noon.</li> <li>Diagnostic Breast Cancer Center at Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center closed at noon.</li> <li>Cabell Huntington Breast Health Center closed at noon.</li> <li>Huntington Women's Health (Drs. Joseph Assaley, Paul Lee and Jessica Granger) closed at noon.</li> <li>All Marshall Health afternoon clinics will be closing because of inclement weather. Please contact the provider's office directly for additional information. A directory is available at <a href="http://www.marshallhealth.org">www.marshallhealth.org</a>.</li> <li>Counseling Center at Cabell Huntington Hospital closed at noon.</li> <li>Center for Surgical Weight Control closed at noon.</li> <li>Perinatal Center at Cabell Huntington Hospital is operating on a modified schedule (reopening at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17. All appointments prior to 10 a.m. will be rescheduled).</li> <li>Huntington’s Kitchen (all evening classes are canceled).</li> </ul><p>For questions about appointments at locations not listed or to check on the status of appointments scheduled for Tuesday, February 17, please call the office directly.</p> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:01:00 -0500 http://edwardsccc.org/news-and-events/eccc-and-cabell-huntington-hospital-announce-weather-related-closures-and-schedule-changes/