Navigation Links
VCU Massey Cancer Center awarded $2.4 million grant from Virginia Tobacco Commission
Date:10/28/2010

Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center recently was awarded a two-year, $2.4 million grant from the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission (Tobacco Commission) to expand the breadth of the center's community involvement and to grow its state-of-the-art clinical research and cancer specialist delivery system. That delivery system is already in place in communities across Virginia, such as in the Lynchburg, Fredericksburg and Newport News areas.

The award builds upon a previous grant of $1 million that the Tobacco Commission awarded to VCU Massey in 2008. The first grant supported Massey in bringing its nationally recognized cancer clinical trials and prevention and control research to Southside and Southwest Virginia through a new cancer research community outreach program.

The latest grant will support VCU Massey in expanding that work. Specifically, it provides funding for the extension of Massey's cancer prevention and control and epidemiologic research initiatives into the Virginia Southside and Southwest tobacco counties. It also helps fund the expansion of a health information literacy program for the citizens of those communities, as well as the implementation of a comprehensive cancer needs assessment to identify gaps in cancer services and then to mobilize resources to meet the identified cancer needs of those counties.

"The ultimate goal of our community outreach work is to reduce the suffering and death from cancer for citizens throughout the Commonwealth," said Gordon D. Ginder, M.D., Director of VCU Massey Cancer Center. "We are grateful for the Tobacco Commission's support of these efforts, and we are pleased that through their partnership, we can bring Massey's experts and top-notch cancer care to Virginia's predominately rural areas, where we are most needed because cancer mortality rates are higher there than elsewhere in the country."

"We are pleased to assis
'/>"/>

Contact: Jenny Owen
jrowen2@vcu.edu
804-628-2111
Virginia Commonwealth University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Key leukemia defense mechanism discovered by VCU Massey Cancer Center
2. VCU Massey research finds new link between inflammation and cancer
3. Study Finds Green Tea Offers No Protection From Breast Cancer
4. New Drug Shows Promise Against Certain Lung Cancers
5. Many male cancer patients are missing out on sperm banking
6. Smart drug targets new mutation, dramatically shrinks aggressive sarcoma and lung cancer
7. Tumor suppressor acts as oncogene in some cancers, say Mayo Clinic researchers
8. Pancreatic Cancer Surprisingly Slow to Arise: Study
9. Surprise finding: Pancreatic cancers progress to lethal stage slowly
10. Forces for cancer spread: Genomic instability and evolutionary selection
11. Certain cancer therapies success depends on presence of immune cell, Stanford study shows in mice
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/20/2014)... AZ (PRWEB) December 20, 2014 Parker ... professional technicians with years of experience in contractor services ... dedicated contractor services for the homeowners of Arizona. Parker ... team a professional contractor technicians that make customer service ... 1974 in Phoenix Arizona and started with one service ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Sweetdressy.com , a leading wedding dress manufacturer for ... cheap prom dresses for ladies worldwide. The prom dresses ... clients can buy these dresses at the website of ... cuts and delicate craftsmanship, and most of them are ... shipping costs are available for all of their dresses. ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Missouri (PRWEB) December 19, 2014 Silver ... new official world record -- for the first time ever, ... prestigious record book, Guinness World Records 2015, listing the park’s ... Wooden Roller Coaster. In additional awards announced this week, Silver ... See Christmas Lights in the US,” USA Today’s 10Best awards ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... (PRWEB) December 20, 2014 An evening dress ... in a lady’s closet. Discount-Dress.com, a distinguished dresses retailer, has ... buy beautiful dresses in this great shopping platform. Customers ... to the staff's hard work, Discount-Dress.com has been accepted and ... a faster and easier shopping stage for clients. In order ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... The intestinal bacteria that cause inflammatory bowel disease, which ... researchers report. The findings, published recently in the ... to prevent the disease and treat the 1.6 million ... "The intestinal bacteria, or ,gut microbiome, you develop ... impact on your health for the rest of your ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Reaching A Milestone By Providing 40 Years Of Dedicated Contractor Services For Homeowners Of Arizona 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Reaching A Milestone By Providing 40 Years Of Dedicated Contractor Services For Homeowners Of Arizona 3Health News:Cheap Prom Dresses Online Now at Sweetdressy.com 2Health News:Silver Dollar City Nets New Titles: Guinness Book of World Records, Plus CNN Travel, USA Today & Fodor’s Top Places for Christmas Lights 2Health News:Attractive Evening Dresses Announced by Discount-Dress.com 2Health News:Crohn's, Colitis May Have Genetic Underpinnings, Study Finds 2
... The Scott & White Cancer Center,s Breast Cancer Clinic ... the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a ... "At Scott & White breast cancer is managed by ... result in excellent care," said Christopher O. Ruud, M.D., ...
... alternative when common drugs do not work anymore. ... mice could not be used: The human immune system ... international cooperation, scientists from the Helmholtz Centre for Infection ... developing a promising approach to solve this problem; with ...
... Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, Oct. 4 ... more effective in the long-term than individual counseling, a ... the landscape for the treatment of anorexia nervosa for maybe ... a likely effective treatment for the last 10," said Dr. ...
... Presidency of the EU and Member States to tackle urgently ... 86% of all deaths in the WHO European Region. Their ... including ECCO the European CanCer Organisation and ESMO ... meeting later today (Tuesday) between MEPs and the Chronic Disease ...
... Radiation therapy is used to treat more than ... therapy can vary greatly. Genetics is increasingly being ... radiation, but the biology underlying response remains poorly understood. ... Genome Research ( www.genome.org ), researchers employed a ...
... The effectiveness of Total Health, a unique benefits program for ... study that the federal Agency for Health Research and Quality ... care, insurance, and wellness programs and base them on research ... control health care costs. Launched in January 2010 and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Scott & White breast cancer program receives accreditation 2Health News:Mice with human body's defenses 2Health News:Anorexic Teens May Gain From Whole-Family Treatment 2Health News:Anorexic Teens May Gain From Whole-Family Treatment 3Health News:MEPs and health professionals call for urgent action to tackle chronic diseases 2Health News:MEPs and health professionals call for urgent action to tackle chronic diseases 3Health News:MEPs and health professionals call for urgent action to tackle chronic diseases 4Health News:Radiation pharmacogenomics identifies biomarkers that could personalize cancer treatment 2Health News:Incentives studied to align care, coverage and wellness 2Health News:Incentives studied to align care, coverage and wellness 3
(Date:12/19/2014)... 2014 In today,s rapidly changing, highly ... tools are essential for survival. The world is ... desires, preferences, and unmet needs are evolving rapidly. ... across all industries are continually searching for innovative ... adoption of new market research techniques like mobile ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... , December 18, 2014 ... software application/module that is used to store, manipulate, ... RIS comprises a patient tracking and scheduling system, ... integration of RIS with HIS and other databases ... patient registration and patient scheduling, patient list management, ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 18, 2014  Sage Analytics ( ... of equipment for the testing of marijuana potency ... the new Luminary™ Profiler, the industry,s first product ... in a cost-effective, portable unit. Designed ... needs of the cannabis industry, the Luminary™ Profiler ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Study Uncovers New Tools and Techniques for Understanding Consumer Decision Making 2The Global Radiology Information Systems Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 7.5% from 2014 to 2019 2The Global Radiology Information Systems Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 7.5% from 2014 to 2019 3Sage Analytics Develops Breakthrough System for Potency Testing of Cannabis Products 2
... , May 25 Cetero Research, the ... it has more Environmental Exposure Chambers (EECs), or allergy ... Over the past nine years, Cetero has used these ... its pharmaceutical partners develop novel therapies for a wide ...
... SHENZHEN, China , ... MR ), a leading developer, manufacturer and,marketer ... the,Securities and Exchange Commission an Annual Report on Form ... December 31, 2009 . An,electronic version of Mindray,s ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cetero Research Leads Industry in Human Allergy Models 2Cetero Research Leads Industry in Human Allergy Models 3Mindray Files Annual Report on Form 20-F with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 2
... The Albumin Cobalt Binding (ACB®) Test ... Ischemia Modified Albumin (IMA®) by measuring the ... patient serum sample. First identified in the ... albumin comes in contact with ischemic tissue ...
... Cobalt Binding (ACB®) Test is a clinical ... (IMA®) by measuring the cobalt binding capacity ... First identified in the early 1990s, IMA ... contact with ischemic tissue in the heart. ...
Inquire...
... Our ELISA products for autoimmune testing feature ... as well as specific reflex tests including ... Sm/RNP, SS-A (Ro), SS-B (La), Scl-70 and ... includes a full line of products for ...
Medicine Products: