The Cancer Center and Research Institute unites physicians, nurses and researchers from the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the University of Mississippi in the quest to stop cancer through:
Adult and pediatric physicians see more than 2,000 new patients annually and follow more than 5,800 survivors. Cancer teams see many people with rare or complex care needs.
Monday, April 22, 2019
To better reflect its roles in providing cancer care to patients; researching better ways to detect, deter and defeat cancer; and educating Mississippi oncology professionals in providing state-of-the-art cancer therapies, the UMMC Cancer Institute has changed its name to the UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute. Read More
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Women in Mississippi have more than triple the risk of dying from cervical cancer compared to women living in Vermont, according to the CDC. The mortality rate is even higher for black women. The School of Nursing and the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute are partnering to reduce the number of cervical cancer deaths in Mississippi, and hopefully everywhere. Read More
UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute boasts new name, strong goals
Published on Monday, April 22, 2019
SON, NIH team up to reduce cervical cancer in Mississippi
Published on Thursday, April 11, 2019
Hope Lodge goal: Patients more focused on their cancer fight
Published on Thursday, March 28, 2019
Maihle joins UMMC Cancer Institute
Published on Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Touching base daily by telehealth helps BMT patients recover more quickly
Published on Monday, March 25, 2019
Jeopardy! competitor, UMMC experts lend perspective to host's diagnosis
Published on Monday, March 11, 2019
Opening Phase 1 adult cancer trials offers patients more options
Published on Monday, February 25, 2019
Interdisciplinary teams meet regularly to review each new patient’s case and recommend the best treatment for each individual. Doctors here see many unusual and complex cases.
The Cancer Center and Research Institute offers the state’s only residency and fellowship programs for professionals seeking a career in cancer care.
Researchers and physicians at UMMC and at the University of Mississippi are working together to seek new and better ways to prevent, detect and treat cancer.