New Cancer Therapy at WVU: CAR T-cell therapy for leukemia and lymphoma

New Cancer Therapy at WVU:
CAR T-cell therapy for leukemia and lymphoma




The WVU Cancer Institute offers this cutting-edge immunotherapy approach that some experts predict will change the landscape of care for advanced leukemia and lymphoma.


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Screening event set for March 15




Women caring for women


Valerie Galvan Turner, MD, part of the largest gynecologic oncology team in the state, is helping to lead an ovarian cancer clinical trial. She recently gave a cervical cancer patient more time with her grandchildren.

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National Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs!

Living Beyond Breast Cancer has two programs for young women diagnosed with breast cancer coming up in the next few weeks. Please help us promote these programs by sharing with your partners and constituents. Thanks!


Single and Ready to Mingle: Dating and Breast Cancer Twitter Chat, Wednesday, June 20 at 8:00 pm ET

Do you have questions about datingand breast cancer? Join @LivingBeyondBreastCancer on June 20 at 8:00pm (ET) for Single and Ready to Mingle: Dating and Breast Cancer, a Twitter Chat focusing on the many impacts a breast cancer diagnosis can have on your dating life such as how you relate to yourself and to others, changes in body image, and finding the right time to share your diagnosis with someone new. Learn more at

Running on Empty: Fed up with Fatigue Breast Cancer 360 Panel Discussion, Thursday, July 26 from 5:00-7:00 pm

In person at the BWI Airport Marriott or online via web stream 

On July 26, join Living Beyond Breast Cancer for Running on Empty: Fed Up With Fatigue a Breast Cancer 360 discussing practical and medical methods to ease cancer-related fatigue.  During this program, Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, ONN-CG, will offer tools to cope with the social and emotional impacts of living with less energy than before. This program is presented in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. You can attend the free event live or participate through livestream. Register here: