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 18, 2022
When Tiara Love fits a nervous cancer patient with a wig at one of the scariest points in her life, Love knows how it feels. Diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in high school, Love herself wore a wig as she lost her hair during treatment. Her job now at the Cancer Center and Research Institute is to be a resource for patients who need education, understanding and a head covering that meets their needs. Read More
Monday, March 28, 2022
The drug Evusheld can be a boon for patients who are immunocompromised and unable to build antibodies against COVID-19, despite being vaccinated and boosted. However, too few people are stepping up to receive the therapy that could save their lives or protect them from severe illness should they be sickened by the virus. UMMC has a full stock of Evusheld and stands ready to give it to those who qualify. Read More
Medical Center schools, faculty, staff shine
Published on Monday, May 9, 2022
People of the U: Tiara Love
Published on Monday, April 18, 2022
Preventative COVID-19 drug could help more Mississippians
Published on Monday, March 28, 2022
UMMC launches state’s only genetic testing advancement
Published on Monday, March 14, 2022
For adults with sickle cell, new clinic relieves pain of neglect
Published on Monday, February 7, 2022
People of the U: Keisha Prestwood
Published on Monday, January 31, 2022
Team care propels UMMC liver transplant program to national honor
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.