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Cancer Stem Cells Market to Benefit from State Support to Cancer Assistance, Rising Cancer...

Smita - Saturday, April 2, 2016
Transparency Market Research (TMR) presents a new market study on the development of the global stem cells market from 2014 to 2020. The report is titled “Cancer Stem Cells Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 – 2020” and is available for sale on the company website. The report is an in-depth analysis of trends, market growth drivers, and restraints...

WVU Epilepsy Center re-designated as level 4 center

S. Ecenbarger - Friday, March 18, 2016
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. –WVU Medicine’s Epilepsy Centerhas been re-designated as a level 4 center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC). The re-designation certifies that WVU Medicine provides an interdisciplinary and comprehensive approach to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with epilepsy, with the team’s primary goal of achieving complete control or at least...

Ask the Carriers Conference ScheduleThursday, May 12, 2016

patty corasiniti - Thursday, March 17, 2016
Ask the Carriers Conference ScheduleThursday, May 12, 2016 Here is the complete schedule for the Onondaga County Medical Society's "Ask the Carriers Conference" on Thursday, May 12, 2016. We would point out that representatives of the nine carriers will be making presentations this year. Carrier representatives will be allowed in the meeting room only for their own presentation.  All...

CHH Spine Surgery program named Blue Distinction Center Plus

S. Ecenbarger - Tuesday, March 1, 2016
HUNTINGTON, WV – Cabell Huntington Hospital has been named a Blue Distinction Center Plus for Spine Surgery® from Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia for demonstrating better overall quality of care and patient results in spine surgery. The Blue Distinction Centers Plus for Specialty Care® program is a national designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield...

WVU Medicine recruits world-renowned cardiothoracic surgeon to lead new Heart and Vascular Institute

S. Ecenbarger - Tuesday, February 16, 2016
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. –WVU Medicineis pleased to announce that Vinay Badhwar, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C., will serve as the executive chair of the newly formed West Virginia University (WVU) Heart and Vascular Institute. Dr. Badhwar is internationally recognized as a master cardiac valve surgeon and a team-builder with extensive cardiovascular healthcare leadership experience. Badhwar will lead...

WVU Cancer Institute is first in state to offer specialized breast cancer treatment

S. Ecenbarger - Monday, February 15, 2016
Treatment shaves weeks off cancer treatment time MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Many worries jump to mind when a woman receives a breast cancer diagnosis. Complicated procedures, surgery, and weeks of daily treatments are just the beginning of the list. TheBetty Puskar Breast Care Centerat theWVU Cancer Institutenow offers a new form of treatment that can cut weeks off of treatment time for some...

WVU Medicine Children’s performs infant jaw lengthening procedure

S. Ecenbarger - Tuesday, February 9, 2016
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. –WVU Medicine Children’shas added a new service to treat a rare birth defect that requires the care of aLevel IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Surgeons at WVU Medicine Children’s recently performed the hospital’s first mandibular distraction surgery to treat mandibular hypoplasia — a short chin that can cause serious breathing problems in infants...

WVU Cancer Institute is first in state to offer specialized breast cancer treatment

S. Ecenbarger - Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Treatment shaves weeks off cancer treatment time Posted on 2/9/2016 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Many worries jump to mind when a woman receives a breast cancer diagnosis. Complicated procedures, surgery, and weeks of daily treatments are just the beginning of the list. TheBetty Puskar Breast Care Centerat theWVU Cancer Institutenow offers a new form of treatment that can cut weeks off of...

WVU Medicine’s Dr. A.J. Monseau to serve as team physician for USA Wrestling at Summer Olympics

S. ecenbarger - Wednesday, February 3, 2016
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – In West Virginia’s Northern Panhandle, the surname Monseau is rather synonymous with wrestling. That’s why it’s not surprising thatA.J. Monseau, M.D.,WVU MedicineEmergency Medicine physician, has been named the team physician for USA Wrestling at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Dr. Monseau, who grew up in West Liberty, is the son of...

Colenda named to American Hospital Association Health Care Systems Governing Council

S. Ecenbarger - Tuesday, February 2, 2016
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. –WVU Medicineannounced today that its system president and CEO, Christopher C. Colenda, M.D., M.P.H., has been appointed to the American Hospital Association’s Health Care Systems Governing Council. His three-year appointment became effective Jan. 1. According to the AHA, “appointed leaders who represent some of the country’s premier health systems...