Exciting things are happening every day at VCU Massey Cancer Center. We’re saving lives and reducing suffering from cancer. We’re discovering new and better ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. We’re offering opportunities for the community to join us in the progress against cancer.
Massey leading statewide survey to improve cancer prevention and curb health disparities among Virginians
Researchers at VCU Massey Cancer Center have designed a comprehensive health assessment survey to better understand how patterns in social, behavioral and environmental factors can inform improved health care practices and services for all Virginians.
Hundreds gathered on September 5 for a research symposium to honor Gordon Ginder, M.D., and his two-plus decades of leadership at VCU Massey Cancer Center. The event, held at the Omni Hotel in downtown Richmond, featured personal reflections from Ginder’s colleagues and highlights of the scientific achievements made at Massey under his tenure.
VCU Massey Cancer Center will welcome Deborah Norville as keynote speaker at the 25th Annual Women & Wellness Breakfast and Luncheon presented by the Anthony F. and Susan M. Markel Foundation and Markel Corporation on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at The Jefferson Hotel. Tickets will be available on November 1. Tables and seats can be reserved via sponsorship now.
Figs can be enjoyed as a dessert or in a savory snack. They are a good source of vitamins A and K, as well as fiber, calcium, magnesium and potassium. They are also a great source of antioxidants.
While immunotherapies have revolutionized the treatment of many cancers, nearly two-thirds of patients fail to respond to them. Funded by a 5-year, $2.1M National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Moonshot Grant, VCU Massey Cancer Center scientists Shawn Wang, Ph.D., and Xianjun Fang, Ph.D., are combining their expertise in an effort to improve those response rates.