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Massey Cancer Center re-designated by the National Cancer Institute

Massey Cancer Center re-designated by the National Cancer Institute

Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center, the state’s first cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute, has renewed its NCI designation for the 42nd year. The prestigious distinction was given to Massey for demonstrating superior capabilities in cancer education and in researching new and better cancer treatments as well as methods for prevention, detection and survivorship.

VCU trauma education clinicians appointed as international faculty to teach in Australia

VCU trauma education clinicians appointed as international faculty to teach in Australia

After successfully hosting a group of students from Australian Catholic University last year, members of the VCU Center for Trauma and Critical Care Education (CTCCE) are now heading there to teach Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) in a two-day intense trauma course. Upon completion of the course, attendees receive a National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians-sponsored certification.

VCU Health to host Facebook Live interview series on opioid epidemic

VCU Health to host Facebook Live interview series on opioid epidemic

Overdose deaths in the United States involving prescription opioids have quadrupled since 1999, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Ninety-one Americans die daily from an opioid overdose and more than 1,000 are treated daily in emergency departments for not using prescription opioids as directed.

American Civil War Museum sells building to VCU Health System

American Civil War Museum sells building to VCU Health System

In preparation for consolidating its entire collection to its Historic Tredegar location, the American Civil War Museum has sold its museum building and part of its land at 1201 E. Clay St. to the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System.

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