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VCU Massey Cancer Center

Integrative health team member highlight: Teresa James

Teresa James is the nurse manager in Massey's Dalton Oncology Clinic. She is usually behind the scenes working to improve the quality of our care and patient experience, but we decided to put her in the spotlight for this month's team member highlight. 

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The aroma of good health

Aroma, the word alone brings powerful memories—some good, some not so good. Most people, however, have no idea how much aroma and our sense of smell can influence well-being. Enter aromatherapy.  

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Top Facebook stories of 2015

What were you most interested in seeing on our Facebook page last year? Here's a round-up of the top 10 most popular Facebook posts of 2015.

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A righteous purpose

“We have a righteous purpose,” says Richard “Rick” Moran, Ph.D., a preeminent scientist at VCU Massey Cancer Center. “I ask my research students to walk through the oncology clinic every day to refresh their memories as to why we are here. The patient is the very real endpoint for research.”

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Massey Cancer Center helps patient be father of the bride at bedside ceremony

Martin Lenhardt, Ph.D., was relegated to bed on Oct. 10, with little to no energy or chance of leaving the hospital in the near future, even for a day. Still, at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Massey Cancer Center, as he lay in bed surrounded by family and friends, he was allowed to play his rightful part as the proud father of the bride to his youngest daughter Megan Kinnison.

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