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COVID-19 news

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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Massey director Dr. Robert Winn among first recipients of the COVID-19 vaccination at VCU Medical Center

VCU Medical Center began COVID-19 vaccinations of its first front-line team members Wednesday afternoon. Robert Winn, M.D., director of VCU Massey Cancer Center, was one of seven people who volunteered to be the first to receive the new vaccine.

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Changes to visitor policy

As of Friday, January 8, VCU Massey Cancer Center is suspending all in-person visits to hospitalized patients for the duration of the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Help us stay safe: Face masks required at all Massey facilities

We want to continue to keep everyone onsite at VCU Massey Cancer Center safe during COVID-19. To do this, we are following the face mask guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and are requiring everyone in our environment to wear a face mask.

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Massey researcher develops extremely rapid experimental COVID-19 test to accelerate diagnostic turnaround

Early diagnosis and isolation of patients with COVID-19 is a keystone for controlling the pandemic and allowing phased reopening in Virginia. While testing capacity has grown, quick turnaround for patient results remains critical.

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Massey researcher investigating vitamin C as a potential COVID-19 treatment

A clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of high-dose intravenous vitamin C (HDIVC) to treat COVID-19 and reduce the need for intensive care was co-developed by a Massey researcher and is underway at the Hunter Holmes Mcguire Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the McGuire Research Institute.

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