VCU Massey Cancer Center


Massey's Integrative Health program combines our cutting-edge medical care with evidence-based complementary approaches to address the physical, mental and spiritual needs of our patients. 

 Free Events, Workshops and Classes:

  • The RAMble: Monthly walking event with VCU Health practitioners at Stony Point Fashion Park
  • Yoga: Free 6-week program for patients and survivors
  • Weekly farm stand: Provides fresh, local produce and food tastings during the growing season in partnership with Tricycle Urban Agriculture
  • Healthy Living Series: Monthly workshops on a variety of health topics including nutrition and lifesyle
  • Mindfulness classes
  • Support groups
  • Quarterly integrative health fairs

Massey Resources:

Diet and Nutrition blog - VCU Health dietitian Allie Farly offers tips and information on healthy eating, as well as wholesome recipes.

Patient Resource Centers - Linen-Powell aNorth Hospital on the MCV campus and Lois Trani at Stony Point 9000. Both centers provide community resources and information on cancer treatment during clinic hours.

The Healing Garden - Becky’s Garden, at Massey’s Goodwin Research Lab downtown, is a beautiful outdoor space and an escape from the busy clinical environment. 

Wig Salon at North Hospital - Our salon gives free make-up classes and private consultations for head-wear, as well as free hats, scarves and wigs. For an appointment, please call (804) 828-8709.

Additional Resources:

Arts and crafts
VCU Health Arts in Healthcare: (804) 828-4706

Diet & nutrition counseling
VCU Health Nutrition Clinic: (804) 827-0876

Legal assistance
Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) at Massey: (804) 828-3998

Music therapy
VCU Health Arts in Healthcare: (804) 828-4706

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

Spiritual counseling: (804) 828-0928

About Herbs 
Courtesy of Memorial Sloan Kettering

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Please call (804) 828-8478 for more information about workshops or other resources.

Massey does not endorse all integrative and complementary practices. We only recommend those that are known to be safe and have the potential to improve health when used alongside, and never in place of, professional medical care. All cancer patients are advised to consult with their physician before starting any integrative practice, as some may interfere with medical care.