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Shawn Wang named program leader of Developmental Therapeutics at Massey

Massey researcher Xiang-Yang (Shawn) Wang, Ph.D., has been appointed as the co-leader of the Developmental Therapeutics (DT) research program at VCU Massey Cancer Center. He will serve in this role alongside Steven Grant, M.D., who has co-led the program since 2011, and Anthony Faber, Ph.D., who has co-led the program since 2018.

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Virginia cancer experts attend annual Massey symposium and research retreat

For the ninth year, oncology care providers and clinical cancer researchers from across the state gathered for VCU Massey Cancer Center’s Cancer Symposium and Clinical Research Affiliation Network Retreat. This year’s events were held on March 7 at Jonah L. Larrick Student Center on the downtown MCV campus.                                              

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Massey physicians recognized for exceptional bedside manner

VCU Massey Cancer Center physicians have been recognized by Our Health Richmond magazine's annual Best Bedside Manner Awards for the compassionate care, empathy and attentiveness that they provide to their patients. Winners were selected based on more than 30,000 votes from community members and medical professionals.

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VCU Quest Fund boosts promising cancer research at Massey

Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center researchers Guizhi (Julian) Zhu, Ph.D., and Yue Sun, Ph.D., are two of just 18 researchers at VCU to receive awards from the Presidential Research Quest Fund.

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Massey Director Gordon Ginder honored for his 22 years of leadership at the cancer center

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.

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