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2017 Archive

Massey offers free CME/CEU conference on vaccinations in Southern and Central Virginia

On Saturday, September 9, a free continuing education program will be held for physicians, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners about best practices and quality improvement measures regarding adolescent immunizations, with an emphasis on the HPV vaccine.

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Massey physician-researcher awarded $600,000 to develop more effective therapies for leukemia

VCU Massey Cancer Center physician-researcher Steven Grant, M.D., was awarded $600,000 from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to develop more effective therapies for patients with relapsed/refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).

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Massey physician-researcher studies the complexities of cancer treatment to determine more effective methods of care

Alan Dow, M.D., studies the complexities of comprehensive cancer treatment to determine how to more effectively provide care for patients who require the expertise of a wide range of medical professionals. 

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PB&Banana Smoothie Bowl

Recipe corner: apple nachos and smoothie bowls

Apples, bananas, and peanut butter are three foods that come to mind this month as kids begin their new school year. Teachers will see many students toting these fruits, and some PB&J sandwiches, in their lunchboxes or backpacks. These popular foods aren’t for kids only, though. Adults can appreciate these familiar favorites while pumping up their nutrition.

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Commitment to a cure for liver cancer

When Devanand Sarkar, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., came to VCU Massey Cancer Center in 2008, he wanted to pursue a new direction in his research. Driven by the loss of his close friend and colleague, Sarkar has been on a mission to better understand the processes that drive the development of liver cancer. Now, nearly a decade after he started, his research is close to bringing about new treatments for the disease while redefining how obesity is connected to cancer.

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