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.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Dr. William Russel “Rusty” Robinson has joined the University of Mississippi Medical Center Cancer Center and Research Institute as a professor in gynecologic oncology and hematology/oncology and to lead its cancer clinical trials program. Read More
Monday, April 20, 2020
People with chronic diseases and those whose immune systems are suppressed have a higher mortality rate from the COVID-19 virus than people without those complicating factors. UMMC experts promote suggestions for avoiding exposure to the novel coronavirus. Read More
Robinson to lead CCRI clinical trials program
Published on Thursday, May 28, 2020
Those at higher COVID-19 complication risk should note these tips
Published on Monday, April 20, 2020
In midst of pandemic, UMMC continues taking care of patients
New name reflects ongoing mission for pediatric hem-onc center
Published on Wednesday, March 11, 2020
People of the U: Lacie Matherne
Published on Monday, February 24, 2020
Mississippi museum brings the arts to adult cancer patients at UMMC
Published on Thursday, February 6, 2020
People of the U: Jenny Herron
Published on Wednesday, January 22, 2020
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.