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Community-engaged research

Addressing cancer disparities through research, outreach, engagement, education and training.

Addressing cancer disparities and minority health

Massey's cancer disparities research is focused on understanding and reducing differences in cancer outcomes. Massey has launched a center-wide initiative, Cancer Disparities and Minority Health Research Initiative, to facilitate transdisciplinary research collaborations, with the ultimate goal of improving cancer outcomes for individuals in our community.

Massey Cancer Center Community Grant Program

Massey Cancer Center Community Grant Program

See how we're helping community partners expand programs focused on the promotion of health, health equity, person-centered care across the cancer continuum (from prevention through survivorship) and reducing suffering from cancer.

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 Catchment Area Data Access and Alignment

Catchment Area Data Access and Alignment

Learn more about how we're leveraging biostatistics, epidemiology and clinical bioinformatics to improve cancer outcomes.

Collaborate with Massey

Collaborate with Massey

Learn about how Massey is addressing cancer disparities in the communities we serve and how community members can collaborate with us.

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New Massey initiative aims to create shared data hub for cancer centers across the U.S.

Jan 24, 2022

Massey Cancer Center is working with analytics leader SAS to power vital research into higher cancer and mortality rates among low-income and vulnerable populations. SAS and Massey will create the Massey Research Analytics Hub, a secure, cloud-based...

Community engagement

Richmond area cancer ministry offers survivors and their families support

Jan 21, 2022

Elena Robertson knows she received a vision from God. In 2005, Robertson, the co-pastor of Mt. Gilead Full Gospel International Ministries, saw a need to support women affected by cancer. In response, Robertson and the Women’s Ministry at her North ...