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September 2018

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Massey’s director of gynecologic oncology provides framework for addressing gynecologic cancer disparities

Massey’s director of gynecologic oncology provides framework for addressing gynecologic cancer disparities


In a paper published in Gynecologic Oncology, Sarah Temkin, M.D., outlined the health disparities that currently exist among several populations of women diagnosed with gynecologic cancers and underlined three key areas in which strategies can be implemented to help reduce health care disparities. 
Research discovery
Massey researchers have identified a protein involved in milk production that stimulates the growth and spread of breast cancer and could ultimately serve as a target for novel therapies to treat breast cancer.
Research discovery
Research discovery
According to a large meta-analysis study involving Massey researchers, palliative care consultations administered within three days of admission are linked to shorter hospitalizations and significant cost savings for chronically ill adults, particularly cancer patients.

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After cancer hit close to home, Massey researcher Dr. Santiago Lima is inspired to raise funds for research

Fundraisers gearing up for Swim Across America’s Richmond Open Water Swim are making waves to fight cancer


Among the participants is Massey researcher Dr. Santiago Lima, who is taking his dedication to finding a cure out of the lab and into the water as the captain of Team Massey. Join in on the fun and fundraising! Donate or sign up to participate or volunteer Oct. 6.

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Massey on the River, hosted by the Massey Alliance, is a big celebration that supports an even bigger cause.

Massey on the River, hosted by the Massey Alliance, is a big celebration that supports an even bigger cause


Buy your tickets today and enjoy local craft beverages, catering by Lunch and Supper, music from Three Sheets to the Wind and a silent auction. All proceeds go to the lifesaving cancer research conducted at Massey. The event is at 6 p.m. Sept. 21 at Mayo Island.
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