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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

Facts, faith and fellowship: Massey director takes health information to Brunswick churches

Oct 05, 2021

On September 19, 2021, pastors at The Tabernacle of Zion Church in Lawrenceville, Va., and Lake Gaston Christian Life Center in Ebony, Va., handed over their pulpits for the sake of science. VCU Massey Cancer Center director Robert Winn, M.D. spoke t...

Community engagement

Massey cancer survivor shares the “one little thing” that saved her life

Sep 28, 2021

Sue Marshall stood with confidence on the stage and spoke from the heart. She is a cancer survivor and always wears her battle wounds with pride. Marshall, who was diagnosed with lymphoma in May 2020 during the height of the novel coronavirus pandemi...