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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.

Cancer disparities

Cancer disparities

Learn about the disproportionate cancer outcomes in Massey's service area.

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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Community engagement, Prevention

One team, one fight: community members help drive Massey’s research on disparities in cancer screening and care

Apr 13, 2021

Ruth Staton spoke with conviction as she described her first years practicing nursing in Richmond. It was the early 1970’s, and the racial divide was evident in her interactions with both patients and physicians at the hospital. “They weren’t used to...

Center News and Funding, Community engagement

Support your doctor on National Doctors' Day

Mar 29, 2021

Your doctor is more than a caregiver. At VCU Massey Cancer Center, our doctors are champions, confidants and, through challenging times, heroes. National Doctors’ Day honors physicians across the U.S. for their dedication to their patients and commi...