Integrative health myths & facts: sugar & cancer
There has been a lot of buzz about sugar making cancer cells grow faster and causing the cancer to spread faster, but what does the research suggest?
VCU Massey researchers uncover process that drives prostate cancer metastasis
Researchers at VCU Massey Cancer Center have uncovered a novel function of the gene PLK1 (polo-like kinase 1) that helps prostate cancer cells metastasize (spread) to other parts of the body. This mechanism highlights new potential targets for cancer therapies and challenges the previous understanding of PLK1’s role in cancer growth and progression.
Health fair connects patients and families with Massey’s integrative health resources
On Tuesday, March 29, Massey hosted an integrative health resource fair for cancer patients and their family and caregivers to help better inform them of Massey’s integrative health services.
Annual Massey conference brings together Virginia cancer experts
Oncologists and cancer clinical researchers from across Virginia came together at VCU Massey Cancer Center’s 4th annual Cancer Symposium and Clinical Research Affiliation Network Retreat on April 8 and 9 at the Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel and Conference Center in Glen Allen, VA.
Integrative health recipe corner: mediterranean cucumber salad & chickpea medley
The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and American Cancer Society (ACS) both recommend a diet that is high in plant-based nutrition for cancer prevention and survivorship. This month’s Recipe Corner highlights garbanzo beans, or chickpeas.