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Massey on the Radio: Dr. Mark Malkin

Dr. Malkin discussing his field and why he believes in the Massey difference.

Massey neuro-oncologist Mark G. Malkin, took to the airwaves recently to discuss his field and why he believes in the Massey difference.

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Massey partners with Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center to provide radiation oncology care

VCU Massey Cancer Center will jointly provide radiation oncology services at a new cancer center scheduled to open in April 2013 at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center (SRMC) in Spotsylvania, Va. The two organizations have partnered under an agreement between HCA Virginia Health System and VCU Health System, a component of the VCU Medical Center that delivers Massey’s clinical oncology care.    

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Researcher Steven Grant awarded prestigious appointment, grant funding

Steven Grant, M.D.

VCU Massey Cancer Center researcher Steven Grant, M.D., was recently recognized with an appointment to a major cancer journal and continued financial support from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, for his world renown work in discovering new therapies for hematological malignancies.  Grant is the Shirley Carter Olsson and Sture Gordon Olsson Chair in Oncology Research, associate director for translational research, co-leader and member of the Developmental Therapeutics program and member of the Cancer Cell Signaling program at VCU Massey Cancer Center.

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Massey rated the top cancer center in Virginia by U.S. News

As reported in the July issue, U.S. News & World Report rated Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center the top hospital in Virginia providing high-performing cancer care in the publication’s annual Best Hospitals list. Ranked the No.1 hospital overall at the top of all 127 Virginia and 21 Richmond metropolitan hospitals is VCU Medical Center, which includes Massey’s oncology patient care.

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Governor McDonnell ceremonially signs cancer legislation at VCU Massey Cancer Center

At a celebration event today, Governor Bob McDonnell ceremonially signed four cancer-related bills at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Massey Cancer Center. The legislation continues the Commonwealth’s unprecedented support for advancing cancer research, treatment and education at Massey and throughout Virginia. Last year, the Governor presented $5 million in state funds for cancer research at Massey, representing a substantial increase over the $1 million in annual funding provided previously by the Commonwealth. This year, state support for Massey climbed even further to $7.5 million, with the opportunity to apply for additional funding through the Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Fund as stipulated in one of the bills signed.

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