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At Massey, there are more than 130 scientists representing a wide spectrum of disciplines and meeting rigorous scholarship criteria as part of the National Cancer Institute’s cancer center designation. Learn more about our researchers and their ground-breaking work.

Meet the team searching for a future without cancer

VCU Massey Cancer Center research membership consists of more than 130 scientists representing a wide spectrum of disciplines and meeting rigorous scholarship criteria who are part of the National Candcer Institute’s (NCI) cancer center designation. Membership eligibility and privileges are defined by a candidate’s level of current cancer-related research activity. Applications for Massey membership are sent to potential candidates following a nomination by a current member, an invitation extended by the director or a request by an individual candidate to be considered for membership.

Members’ research activities are organized into specific research programs. Approved members may be considered by the appropriate program leader(s) for affiliation in peer-reviewed and/or emerging research programs, depending upon the members’ research interests and achievements. There are three categories of VCU Massey Cancer Center membership: member, associate member and affiliate member.

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