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Poems by former VCU Massey medical oncologist published

A collection of personal poems by the late Susan Mellette, M.D., who was a distinguished oncologist at VCU Massey Cancer Center, have been compiled by the author’s son and daughter and published in a book called Fighting Cancer One Patient at a Time: The Poems of Dr. Susan J. Mellette.

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Twitter Chat on cancer immunotherapies

Immunotherapy for Cancer was the subject of a Twitter Chat hosted by the National Cancer Institute in April following the national airing of the PBS documentary Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies. VCU Massey Cancer Center’s Masoud Manjili, D.V.M., Ph.D., member of the Cancer Cell Signaling research program at Massey and associate professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the VCU School of Medicine, provided expert commentary as the moderator posed a series of questions and discussion topics.

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Massey physicians voted as Richmond’s Top Doctors

For the fifth year in a row and 12th year overall, VCU Massey Cancer Center physicians were recognized as “Top Docs” in Richmond Magazine’s April 2015 issue.

Making the list were 28 doctors from various specialties at VCU Medical Center who provide oncology-related care to Massey's patients. The selections were the result of a survey that asked Richmond-area physicians who they would recommend in a range of specialties.

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VCU Massey Cancer Center to offer free head and neck cancer screenings

Tim Sanderson and his daughter, Sofia

Get your free head and neck cancer screening from the physicians at VCU Massey Cancer Center on April 16 at the Dalton Oncology Clinic located on the ground floor of North Hospital, 1300 E. Marshall St., Richmond. Head and neck cancers include cancer of the mouth, throat, tonsils, nasal cavity, sinuses and salivary glands, and can often be cured if detected early. Screenings are especially recommended for adults 18 years and older who smoke and/or drink alcohol, or who have a family history of head and neck cancer. Walk-ins are accepted, but appointments are preferred. Please call (804) 828-5465 to schedule your appointment.

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Massey Challenge Expanding Across Virginia

The Massey Challenge is not over with the UKROP’S Monument Avenue 10k this year! There are three more partnership events throughout Virginia happening in April and May. This means Massey Challenge participants can continue to “make miles matter” through participation in more events! Visit www.run4massey.org to learn more and pick your Challenge. 

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