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Riverside now a part of VCU cancer research network

Cancer patients living in coastal Virginia have greater access to clinical trials for cancer now that Riverside Health System has joined Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center’s Clinical Research Affiliate Network.

This collaboration will bring National Cancer Institute-sponsored clinical trials testing promising new cancer treatments to seven Riverside locations, including Peninsula Cancer Institute locations in Newport News, Williamsburg and Gloucester; Cancer Specialists of Tidewater locations in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Suffolk; and Riverside Shore Cancer Center in Onancock.

“Riverside Health System understands the importance of research in the fight against cancer and other diseases and the benefits that clinical trials bring to patients,” said William W. MacLaughlin, M.D., Medical Oncology, Hematology. “This new partnership builds upon our collaborative relationship with VCU Health and Massey Cancer Center and will expand our clinical trials offerings ...

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