Center news & funding
The RAMble joins the community with VCU Health clinicians on a walk for wellness
The RAMble is a partnership between Massey's Integrative Health program and VCU Women's Health that brings the community together with VCU Health Clinicians on a walk for wellness on the third Saturday of each month at Stony Point Fashion Park.
Massey physicians receive Best Bedside Manner Awards for fifth consecutive year
VCU Massey Cancer Center physicians were again recognized by Our Health Richmond magazine's annual Best Bedside Manner Awards for the compassionate care and attentiveness that they provide to their patients. In May 2017, over 35,000 local individuals voted for medical providers in more than 50 medical specialties.
Volunteer draws from past to comfort patients
Jake began volunteering at Massey in January of 2016. His role as a volunteer was to make sure that the bone marrow/stem cell transplant patients are comfortable and offer to bring them blankets and any snacks or food, but Jake used his time in the room with patients to feel out if they’d like to have a conversation.
Massey radiation oncologist Emma Fields honored with Educator of the Year award
Massey radiation oncologist Emma Fields, M.D., was recognized on May 1, 2017, as VCU Health’s Educator of the Year by the Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO) for her excellence in teaching and enthusiastic support of residency training.
VCU Massey Cancer Center awarded $2.391 million grant from Virginia Tobacco Commission
Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center was recently awarded a two-year, $2.391 million grant from the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission (Tobacco Commission) to expand the breadth of the Center's community involvement and grow its state-of-the-art clinical research and cancer specialist delivery system. That delivery system is already in place in communities across Virginia, such as in the Lynchburg, Fredericksburg and Newport News areas.