Cancer providers and researchers in the UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute unite to educate our state’s next generation of cancer caregivers and researchers; help keep current cancer caregivers up to date on new cancer therapies and reach out to our state’s residents to promote ongoing screening and prevention.
The Cancer Center and Research Institute’s primary goal is to support a world-class cancer education program for health professionals at UMMC and at the University of Mississippi.
Each of UMMC’s seven schools encompasses some aspect of cancer care. The schools of Graduate Studies, Health Related Professions, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dentistry and Population Health play a role in training health professionals to fight cancer with knowledge.
Supporting the schools are:
The Cancer Center and Research Institute also supports education programs for: