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J. Brian Cassel, Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Cancer Prevention and Control

Massey Cancer Center leadership roles

Director, Palliative care research, VCU Massey Cancer Center

Department affiliations

Associate Professor, Division of Hematology-Oncology and Palliative Care, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine


PhD, The Graduate Center, CUNY (1995)

Awards and honors

Fulbright Scholar, King's College London, 2011, U.S. - U.K. Fulbright Commission

Research description

I study financial and economic outcomes of palliative care, among cancer patients and others. I work with others on more clinically-oriented research, such as pain and symptom management in cancer care.

Disease focus of research

Breast, GI, Hematologic Malignancies, Neuro-Oncology, Respiratory - Lung, Ovarian

Research keywords

Health economics, palliative care, end-of-life care, cancer care delivery

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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