A drug known as HIPP may be able to block a gene that drives the action of cancer stem cells, according to a new study led by Massey's Deputy Director Dr. Steven Grossman. Preclinical experiments showed HIPP prevented the development of colon cancer, and the findings may extend ovarian, breast, lung, prostate and potentially other cancers that depend on the same mechanism for growth. Read more at the link in our bio.
Thank you to the RE Strong committee and sponsors who presented Massey with a $100,000 donation! The RE Strong Run was started in Urbanna four years ago in honor of Ruth Ellen Hurley and has become a fun way for the community to come together, raise funds and honor those who have battled cancer. Learn more: restrongrun.com
Massey's neuro-oncologist Dr. Malkin & his patient wish @SenJohnMcCain the best in his battle against #glioblastoma. Watch the @8news full story at the link in our bio.
Massey was Virginia's FIRST cancer center designated by the @nationalcancerinstitute and has recently renewed its designation for the 42nd year. Read more about this prestigious distinction at the link in our bio.
The Canterbury Crocs 2017 swimathon has raised almost $2k for Massey cancer research. Thank you for your support of #teammassey! 🏊♀️ Visit the link in our bio for more info.
Get your farmer's market list ready to make these fresh and healthy recipes this weekend: farmer's market gazpacho and chopped summer salad! 👨🌾🥗👩🌾 Recipe link in bio.
When Donna Shell was referred to Massey from another provider, she had cracked vertabrae due to her stage 4 breast cancer spreading to her bones. Even though she couldn't walk, her doctors sent her to begin physical therapy with Sue Stella, D.P.T. In this month's @cbs6 #BuddyCheck6, Donna describes how physical therapy helped her transition from a wheelchair to an Italian cruise while Sue explains the benefits of strengthening the body before and after cancer treatments. Check out the link in our bio to learn more!
Happy Independence Day from this patriotic pup! This is a sneak peek of Massey's new palliative care facility dog Renny when she was just seven weeks old. Stay tuned for her formal introduction in August! 🇺🇸
#FBF to when the fit folks from @purebarrervasp, @purebarre_midlothian and @purebarre_rva_nwe took over the Diamond for their 3rd Annual Pure Barre RVA Plank Off to raise money for cancer research at Massey. Team Pure Barre has raised over $12k toward their annual goal of $20k. Keep up the great work!