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OurHealth Richmond December 2017

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.

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Recipe corner: winter fruit salad and holiday quinoa salad

You can tell it’s getting close to the holidays when you start seeing pomegranates in the grocery store.

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Historical lessons and a bright future in the battle against lung cancer

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and as such it allows us to pause and reflect on the great progress that has been made in the ongoing battle against the disease and the hope that exists for patients. Looking back 100 years, lung cancer was actually considered a rare disease...

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Massey researcher evaluates health care delivery systems in an effort to improve cancer patient outcomes and reduce costs

Askar Chukmaitov, M.D., Ph.D., evaluates innovations in health care delivery systems as a means to decrease mortality rates, enhance quality of life and reduce medical costs for cancer patients. He joined VCU Massey Cancer Center as a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control research program in June 2017 and is an associate professor of health behavior and policy at the VCU School of Medicine.

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Michelle Lin

Michelle Lin joins Massey as chief administrative officer

In October, VCU Massey Cancer Center welcomed Michelle Lin, M.B.A., as the new chief administrative officer and associate director for administration.

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