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.
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
The UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute expanded, improved services to patients, increased research efforts and received public notice of its efforts in 2019. Read More
Thursday, December 19, 2019
Women coping with cancer often lose their hair, an identifiable attribute that could bring them joy. Four patients at the UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute were treated to a new custom wig and makeover in a venture to help them heal, courtesy of a caring UMMC employee and a generous foundation. Read More
Growth, improved services highlight CCRI year
Published on Tuesday, December 31, 2019
UMMC, CCRI provide custom wigs, makeovers to cancer patients
Published on Thursday, December 19, 2019
Efforts to increase colorectal cancer screening in MS yield positive results
Published on Thursday, December 5, 2019
Cancer programs add cardio-oncology services for patients at risk
Published on Monday, November 11, 2019
Breast cancer screenings can save lives
Published on Monday, October 21, 2019
UMMC surgeons take on new roles
Published on Thursday, September 19, 2019
Hilal joins CCRI hematology team
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.