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December 2019

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A lasting legacy: Dr. Gordon Ginder steps down after 22 years at the helm of Massey

A lasting legacy: Dr. Gordon Ginder steps down after 22 years at the helm of Massey


On Dec. 2, Gordon Ginder, M.D., ended his 22-year tenure as Massey’s director and one of the nation’s longest-serving directors of an National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center. Under his leadership, Massey solidified into a premier institution for innovative research, patient care and education. He leaves a lasting legacy that has impacted countless lives within and beyond our community.

Researchers awarded $2 million to study links between tobacco retailers and smoke exposure in children and pregnant women
Researchers awarded $2 million to study links between tobacco retailers and smoke exposure in children and pregnant women
Bernard Fuemmeler, Ph.D., and David Wheeler, Ph.D., received a prestigious National Cancer Institute grant to advance their research.

OurHealth Richmond magazine recognizes Massey physicians for exceptional bedside manner
OurHealth Richmond magazine recognizes Massey physicians for exceptional bedside manner
The annual Best Bedside Manner Awards honor physicians for the compassionate care, empathy and attentiveness they provide to patients.

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Massey’s first bone marrow transplant patient reunites with physician assistant who helped with her procedure

Massey’s first bone marrow transplant patient reunites with physician assistant who helped with her procedure


In 1988, Crystal Walsh became the first patient at Massey to undergo a bone marrow transplant, helping pioneer the lifesaving procedure. View a video of her reunion with Rick Edwards, who was part of her clinical team, 31 years after her transplant.

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Women & Wellness founders celebrate 25 years of raising awareness and funds for women’s cancer research

Women & Wellness founders celebrate 25 years of raising awareness and funds for women’s cancer research


Twenty-five years ago, Adrienne Maxwell and Julie Fritz saw a need to educate women about their health care options and the innovative research at Massey. They brought their idea of a fundraising event to life, and the annual event’s impact has since exceeded $5 million.

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