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News & Events

In the News: WRIC/ABC 8 News

New Massey procedure offers hope to patients with advance abdominal cancers

"Massey recently became the only cancer care provider in the region to offer HIPEC, which takes eight to ten hours to complete. Dr. Fernandez and his team performed the first procedure on January 5."

Learn more about the HIPEC procedure from WRIC/ABC Channel 8 News

VCU Massey Cancer Center now offering HIPEC for advance abdominal cancers

Leopoldo Fernandez, MDLeopoldo Fernandez, MD, surgical oncologist, is now seeing patients for treatment of advanced or complex abdominal cancers.

HIPEC (heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy) is a complex procedure involving cytoreduction surgery followed by a heated chemotherapy solution circulated continuously throughout the abdominal cavity. The chemotherapy solution helps kill any remaining cancer cells and reduces the risk of cancer recurrence. There is substantial evidence showing HIPEC is an effective treatment for several gastrointestinal cancers.

Learn more about about HIPEC at VCU Health Massey Cancer Center

In the News: WRIC/ABC 8 News

New VCU clinic aims to reverse pancreatic cancer “death sentence”

“Massey's new Pancreas Program at Stony Point allows patients to see a variety of specialists on the same day at one location.

Program director Dr. Brian Kaplan┬ásays the multi-disciplinary and patient-centered approach leads to better treatment outcomes while reducing wait times and anxiety.” — VCU Massey Cancer Center

Read more about VCU Massey Cancer Center's Stony Point Facility from WRIC/ABC Channel 8 News

In the News

Richmond Times Dispatch publishes editorial by Division Chair


VCU Massey Cancer Center

Amelia Grover, MD, Associate Professor and Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program is part of the team working to help Massey find a cure.


Richmond Magazine's Annual Top Docs 2016

Massey surgeons named to this year's Top Docs

Harry Bear
Amelia Grover
Brian Kaplan

Learn more

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Dr. Walter Lawrence: A VCU Legacy

From growing up in Chicago, to the Korean War, to his presidency of the American Cancer Society, Dr. Walter Lawrence shares the stories of his career and life in the video below.

A VCU Health icon, the renowned surgical oncologist remembers transplant pioneer David Hume, developing the Massey Cancer Center, and the value of tennis.

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