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The Cancer Research and Resource Center of Southern Virginia in Lawrenceville Moves to New Location

The Cancer Research and Resource Center of Southern Virginia has moved to new location that is more central to Lawrenceville area cancer patients, survivors and their families and caregivers. After two and a half years at Saint Paul’s College, the Center now resides in the former Bloom Building at 221 N. Main Street.

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Massey physicians honored with Faculty Excellence Awards

VCU Massey Cancer Center physicians Harry D. Bear, M.D., Ph.D., Mary Helen Hackney, M.D., and Amelia C. Grover, M.D., were honored at VCU School of Medicine’s 17th Annual Faculty Excellence Awards on Wednesday, October 21. Awards were presented to faculty members who have demonstrated extraordinary accomplishments in education, leadership and professional achievement through their commitment to excellence, integrity, teaching and service.

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Q&A: Gilda Cardenosa explains why she believes new breast cancer screening guidelines are a mistake

This month, the American Cancer Society (ACS) issued new recommendations regarding breast cancer screening.

Gilda Cardenosa, M.D., director of breast imaging at VCU Health, Massey Cancer Center, is the author of several preeminent textbooks on breast imaging. Cardenosa explains the recent changes to the ACS guidelines, how she views these changes and what they mean for women.

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Massey doctor honored by the American Society for Radiation Oncology

Massey physician Leland Rogers, M.D., was recently awarded the Fellows designation by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) at the society’s 57th Annual Meeting on October 20 in San Antonio, TX. 

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VCU Massey welcomes new lymphedema specialist Meagan Kirby

Beginning late November, Meagan Kirby will begin treating patients for lymphedema at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center. Kirby is an occupational therapist mentoring under Kim Ericson, a physical therapist who has been treating lymphedema patients in the Richmond area for 10 years. Both Kirby and Ericson received their certification in Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) from the Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy, making them two of only a handful of certified lymphedema specialists in the Richmond area.

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