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February 2020

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Dream to compete on ‘Wheel of Fortune’ comes true for Massey nurse and breast cancer survivor

Dream to compete on ‘Wheel of Fortune’ comes true for Massey nurse and breast cancer survivor


Michelle Futrell, RN, spent most of 2019 undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Now she’s living her dream of appearing on “Wheel of Fortune.”

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When searching for breast cancer information, can Pinterest help?

When searching for breast cancer information, can Pinterest help?


A recent study by Carrie A. Miller, Ph.D. (B.S.’04/H&S; M.P.H.’13/M; Ph.D.’18/M), provides new insights into how Pinterest can disseminate credible information on cancer.

Clinical trial tests immunotherapy's effectiveness in preventing melanoma recurrence
Clinical trial tests immunotherapy's effectiveness in preventing melanoma recurrence
A stage 2 clinical trial led by Andrew Poklepovic, M.D. (H.S.’07/M; H.S.’11/M), is testing the use of immunotherapy after surgery to reduce melanoma recurrence.

Massey scientist awarded $1.6 million to improve treatments for cancers in plasma and white blood cells
Massey scientist awarded $1.6 million to improve treatments for cancers in plasma and white blood cells
Senthil Radhakrishnan, Ph.D., received a prestigious National Institutes of Health grant to study the biological mechanisms of a genetic information pathway that helps convert DNA into RNA.

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Support advances in cancer research
Accept the Massey Challenge and help us move closer to a future without cancer

Accept the Massey Challenge and help us move closer to a future without cancer


Don’t miss your chance to be a part of a communitywide effort to support lifesaving cancer research. Donate or sign up to fundraise with the Massey Challenge at the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K on March 28.

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