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Closing the gap in prostate and colorectal cancer disparities: a community conversation

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Terrance Afer-Anderson wants to create an army of ambassadors.

The Norfolk native and prostate cancer survivor wrote, produced and directed a movie, “The Black Walnut,” to bring attention to inequities in screening and mortality rates for prostate cancer in the Black community.

“I tell men scared of the invasiveness of a prostate cancer screening, ‘You have to toughen up,’” Afer-Anderson said on Feb. 9 at a virtual community event on the topic. “And I want African-American men – and women – to help spread the word about the disparity, to get tested early.”

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Updates to outpatient care at Massey due to COVID-19

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At VCU Massey Cancer Center we have implemented changes in our clinics to mitigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and keep our patients and medical teams safe.

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How to cope with COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 has led to a public health crisis and created major disruptions in daily life. Many people are experiencing anxiety and depression over concerns ranging from the health and safety of loved ones to economic woes and how to cope with long periods of isolation.

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What does it mean to self-quarantine?

If you’ve been exposed to COVID-19 or tested positive, your doctor will ask that you self-quarantine. Follow these steps to prevent spreading the disease to others.

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Updates to outpatient care at Massey due to COVID-19

At VCU Massey Cancer Center we have implemented changes in our clinics to mitigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and keep our patients and medical teams safe.

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What is social distancing?

We've been hearing a lot about social distancing to help flatten the curve of COVID-19. What exactly is social distancing and what activities are still okay?

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How you can help during the coronavirus crisis

At VCU Massey Cancer Center, our focus continues to be on easing suffering from cancer.

Many of you have reached out to ask us how you can support our efforts, specifically during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please consider getting involved in one of the following ways.

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