§16-5A-3. Establishment of clinics.
The director shall have authority to prescribe standard minimum requirements for the organization, equipment and conduct of cancer units or clinics in general hospitals of the state. The director shall establish and maintain, or aid in the establishment and maintenance of, a sufficient number of cancer diagnostic and treatment clinics meeting such requirements, so located that they are within reasonable traveling distance of any citizen of the state in need of treatment. In the establishment and operation of such clinics and in the fixing of such minimum requirements, the director shall consult and cooperate with the West Virginia state medical association.

In order to determine the progress of the disease and the success of the treatment being used, the director shall insofar as practicable provide a method for following up each case and bringing the patient back to the clinic at frequent intervals.