The Cancer 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, February 25, 2019
UMMC is among four sites nationally where a new trial drug, which may affect several types of cancers, is being offered to adult patients whose cancer has not responded to standard therapies. Read More
Monday, December 17, 2018
Leaders of multiple cancer programs and hospital administrative services that make up the Clinical Leadership Council meet monthly to iron out problems, set standards and map a path to excellence for their patients. The group also is instrumental in helping prioritize budget needs of cancer programs. Read More
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
Stem cell donation is start of Staursky’s overall plan
Published on Tuesday, February 12, 2019
New committee’s goal: Improve cancer care through communication
Published on Monday, December 17, 2018
Ruckdeschel named to Lung Roundtable
Published on Friday, November 30, 2018
Gibert joins UMMC Cancer Institute
Limits on e-cigarette sales to teens aid nicotine addiction battle
Published on Thursday, November 29, 2018
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 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.