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, October 31, 2022
Cancer surgery can be tricky, but UMMC specialists are performing an abdominal procedure that eliminates tumors while sparing precious organs, arteries and nerves perilously close to the cancerous growths. It’s called intraoperative radiation therapy, or IORT, an intensive radiation treatment administered during surgery. Read More
Monday, October 3, 2022
Dr. Scott Berry is passionate about giving breast cancer patients life-saving care. He’s showing his support for those fighting the disease by taking part in the American Cancer Society’s Real Men Wear Pink fundraiser, along with Dr. Thomas Dobbs, dean of the John D. Bower School of Population Health. Read More
IORT surgery: Eliminate cancer, spare healthy tissue
Published on Monday, October 31, 2022
People of the U: Scott Berry
Published on Monday, October 3, 2022
See, Test and Treat provides free cancer screenings for 60 women
Published on Monday, August 22, 2022
Hanberry family ‘Giving Grace’ by matching gifts to Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Published on Monday, August 8, 2022
Cervical or breast cancer? See, Test and Treat!
Published on Monday, July 25, 2022
Internship “opens eyes” of students to the disease that racked their families
Published on Monday, July 11, 2022
Rarely used procedure promising tool for patients with abdominal cancer
Published on Monday, June 13, 2022
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.