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Research programs

Massey researchers conduct laboratory-based basic, population, and clinical and translational focused cancer research to advance improved approaches to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.

Preeminent research programs

More than 140 Massey researchers spanning 9+ VCU colleges and schools and nearly 30 departments are organized into three National Cancer Institute-approved and highly rated research programs.

Cancer Biology

Cancer Biology

Unraveling the causes of the growth and spread of cancer and identifying key interactions between tumors and their microenvironment

Developmental Therapeutics

Developmental Therapeutics

Discovering, developing and evaluating novel, small molecules and biologics through clinical trials

Cancer Prevention and Control

Cancer Prevention and Control

Advancing cancer risk identification and mitigation as well as improved approaches to survivorship