11/14/2011

Basu joins blood and marrow transplantation program at Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Soumit K. Basu, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the Osborn Hematopoietic Malignancy and Transplantation Program at the West Virginia University Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center

Dr. Basu, who is board certified in internal medicine, treats patients with leukemia, lymphoma and other blood cancers.  His special interests include treatment of germ cell tumors and bone marrow diseases. His research focuses on the bodily environments that support various cancers, especially blood cancers such as leukemia.

After earning his medical degree at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and his doctoral degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers University, Basu completed his residency at Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio.  He also received fellowship training at the University of Washington Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.  Before coming to WVU, Basu was acting instructor in the Division of Hematology at the University of Washington Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

The Osborn Hematopoietic Malignancy and Transplantation Program is the state’s only source for blood and bone marrow transplants.

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For more information:
Amy Johns, HSC News Service, 304-293-7087
johnsa@wvuhealthcare.com
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