On June 8, Massey held its annual Cancer Research Retreat, bringing together researchers, physicians and students from across VCU for a day of education and collaboration. After a short breakfast, VCU Massey Cancer Center Director Gordon Ginder, M.D., welcomed the large audience in the auditorium of the Kontos Medical Sciences Building before kicking off the morning seminar series.
Oncologists and clinical cancer researchers from across the state of gathered for VCU Massey Cancer Center’s seventh annual Cancer Symposium and Clinical Research Affiliation Network Retreat on April 20 and 21 at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa in Short Pump, VA.
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.
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.
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.