Virginia Commonwealth University

VCU Massey Cancer Center

Margie Brauer

“There is nothing like watching your child fight cancer to make you appreciate the value of cancer research." Margie became intimately familiar with the impact of cancer when their daughter was treated at VCU for a neuroblastoma. Twenty years later, Margie was diagnosed with breast cancer. 

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Reed Whitener

Patients coping with cancer.

Reed considered himself a typical 50-year old family man a husband, father of three teenagers and busy salesman when he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare form cancer that attacks blood and bone, in September 2007. 

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