Leukemia, Myeloma, and Lymphoma (Blood Cancer)

Approximately every three minutes, one person in the United States is diagnosed with a blood cancer. More than 170,000 people in the US are expected to be diagnosed with leukemia, myeloma, and lymphoma this year.

The WVU Cancer Institute Leukemia, Myeloma, and Lymphoma Service is the first and only comprehensive, multidisciplinary program in West Virginia designed to provide individualized, state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment for acute and chronic leukemia, myelodysplasia, multiple myeloma, and Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas. The guiding principles of our team are quality, innovation, research, and service.

Multidisciplinary care involves the collaboration between all healthcare professionals. Working together allows experts from different specialties to come together to provide the most advanced cancer treatment and management services.

The Leukemia, Myeloma, and Lymphoma Service team consists of physicians with nationally-recognized expertise and a group of experienced physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurse clinicians, social workers, and clinical trial specialists. This team, along with other healthcare providers, works together to create an individualized treatment plan for each patient.

Our Leukemia, Myeloma, and Lymphoma Service boasts the most robust clinical trials program in West Virginia, striving to bring novel, safer, and more effective therapies to patients, with one focused goal of defeating cancer.

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Appointments and Directions

855-WVU-CARE (855-988-2273)
1 Medical Center Drive
WVU Cancer Institute
Morgantown, WV 26506

The Referral Office schedules your “new patient” or first appointment. To schedule your first appointment, please call 877-427-2894 (toll free) or 304-598-4500 and ask for the referral office.

The MBRCC clinic has an automated appointment reminder system that calls you 24-48 hours before a scheduled appointment. Please be aware that calls may not be recognized by caller ID.

If you need to cancel or reschedule your first appointment, please call the Cancer Center and ask for the Referral Office at 304-598-4500.

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Michael Craig, MD

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Director, Bone Marrow Transplant Unit; Section Chief and Professor
J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, WVU Cancer Institute
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Abraham Kanate, MD

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Staff Physician, Bone Marrow Transplant Unit; Associate Professor
J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital
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Kelly Ross, MD

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Assistant Professor
J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital
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Nilay Shah, MD

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Assistant Professor
J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital
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Lauren Veltri, MD

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J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital
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