Cancer to be topic of ‘Doctors on Call’ Thursday

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – New technology and treatments are helping many cancer patients become survivors. Two experts from WVU’s Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center will answer viewers’ questions about the disease in a live presentation of “Doctors on Call” at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 9, on West Virginia Public Television.

Michael Craig, M.D., is an oncologist at West Virginia University who received his medical degree from WVU and his specialty training from Stanford University and WVU. His special interests include stem cell transplantation and treating leukemia and lymphomas.

Laura Gibson, Ph.D., is professor and vice chair for research in the Department of Pediatrics in West Virginia University’s School of Medicine. She received her Ph.D. from the department of Genetics and Developmental Biology.

Rolly Sullivan, M.D., a psychiatrist at WVU, is the program’s host this week.

“Doctors on Call” is a joint production of the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center at WVU (www.wvuhealth.com) and West Virginia Public Broadcasting, a statewide network of radio, television, Internet and educational resources.

This program is made possible with major support from Mylan Pharmaceuticals. Other underwriters include The Health Plan, HealthSouth Mountainview Rehabilitation Hospital and the Center for Organ Recovery and Education.




For more information:
Amy Johns, HSC News Service, 304-293-7087
kc: 08-20-08

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