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VCU Massey Cancer Center


Breast health care at Massey

VCU Massey Cancer Center offers the full continuum of care for breast cancer and breast disorders – from prevention and detection to treatment and survivorship. We provide award-winning cancer care and are home to the area’s largest, most comprehensive team of international leaders in breast health.

Using the most advanced technology, treatment options and clinical trials, our team offers a wide scope of care for women diagnosed with or at high risk of breast cancer. Our care is delivered compassionately, with respect, personal attention and a focus on the whole person – not just the disease.

Your partner in breast health

Whether you are faced with a diagnosis of breast cancer, need help evaluating and reducing your risk for breast cancer or are being screened for early detection of breast cancer, VCU Massey Cancer Center is here to help.

We provide a level of expertise and experience found only at the top 4 percent of cancer centers across the country designated by the National Cancer Institute. Massey is the only center in the Richmond area and one of two in Virginia designated by the NCI to lead and shape America’s cancer research efforts.

Massey’s care is provided through VCU Health at VCU Medical Center, an award-winning hospital.

Hallmarks of Massey’s breast cancer care:
Discover the 5 Cs that make us the right choice for your breast health care. Choose VCU Massey Cancer Center for your breast care because we are:

We offer state-of-the-art therapies and treatments for breast cancer, including sophisticated and less-invasive surgical procedures, advanced radiation treatment techniques, immunotherapies and precision oncology. And as a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, Massey has one of the largest selections of cancer clinical trials in Virginia, giving patients expanded treatment options and new hope every day.

Massey offers a full range of treatment options and scope of care, from prevention and diagnosis to treatment, recovery and long-term survivorship for all types and stages of breast cancer and breast disorders. We also offer comprehensive support services that range from helping minimize symptoms and side effects to helping cope with the emotional and psychological effects of cancer.

Breast cancer care generally requires various forms of therapy and multiple specialized doctors, and Massey’s specialists work together in multidisciplinary teams to offer combined expertise and unified care. Massey pioneered the multidisciplinary approach to cancer care in our region. Our various specialists collaborate to offer one-stop consultations and highly coordinated care to guide each patient through every step of the treatment process. This approach ensures that patients who need several different therapies will receive the ideal combination and sequence of treatment. Our Breast Cancer Collaborative Care Clinic takes this approach one step further by bringing together all of the needed specialists to see patients on the same day in the same clinic. This efficient, coordinated care helps reduce treatment delays, lessens anxiety and leads to the best possible outcomes for our patients.

Recognizing that each patient is unique and each type of cancer is different, Massey provides treatment strategies and care plans tailored and individualized to you.

Patients have direct access to a nurse navigator, who will guide you through every stage of treatment and recovery. Through respectful, attentive and compassionate care, Massey’s cancer care team builds healing relationships with patients that help reduce suffering from cancer. We are committed to supporting you in every way we can – physically, emotionally, spiritually and otherwise – for as long as you need us. We’re your breast health partner for the long haul.

VCU Massey Cancer Center’s award-winning breast care team can guide you through the lifestyle, diagnosis and treatment decisions that offer you the best chance for the best possible outcome.

Make an appointment
When you are considering your breast care options, you will likely have many questions. We invite you to visit us so we can answer your questions in person. To schedule an appointment with Massey’s breast team, please call us at (877) 4-MASSEY.

VCU Massey Cancer Center is designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer (CoC) and National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). Our mammography program is fully accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) and recognized as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. Our pathology laboratories are certified by the federal government and accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and registered with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Our genetic counselors are accredited by the American Board of Genetic Counselors.

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or call: 877-4MASSEY

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Patient Stories

“Coming to Massey is a joy. I have been treated with respect and compassion from day one, and my doctors and nurses have become an extended family, celebrating my return to health every step of the way,” says breast cancer survivor Margie Brauer.

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Call Donna Wilson at
(804 217-2415)

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