West Virginia University Cancer Institute

The WVU Cancer Institute is the umbrella structure that encompasses all cancer-related efforts of West Virginia University, including its formal partners at regional cancer facilities, research labs in Morgantown, and statewide prevention and control programs. The Cancer Institute’s mission is to provide excellent care to patients and their families while strengthening its research, education, and service programs to address the cancer health disparities unique to the state of West Virginia and Appalachia.

As a Center of Excellence site, the WVU Cancer Institute will actively participate in the development of standards of care and best practices for integrating and utilizing molecular profiling in oncology practice, while also striving to optimize the adoption and patient access to personalized medicine in clinical settings.