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Monday, January 11, 2021
Ovarian cancer, which kills more women than any other type of female reproductive cancer, is difficult to treat and often detected too late. Because it occurs relatively infrequently, it is also difficult to research. But a UMMC scientist is leading a community of researchers bound to turn up the volume on a furtive disease that is all but silent. Read More
Monday, July 6, 2020
Mississippians now have access to a center dedicated to offering cutting-edge treatment for skin cancer-related conditions. The University Physicians Skin Cancer Center at Face and Skin, housed directly below the Face and Skin Center in Ridgeland, offers more accessibility to specialists and a more efficient workspace for skin cancer and general dermatology services. Read More
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.
Published on Thursday, May 28, 2020
Even in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, UMMC continues to provide vital health care services to adults and children in Mississippi. While some of those services may come in uncustomary forms, such as telehealth, the Medical Center's necessary work continues.
Published on 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.
What had been the Children’s Cancer Center is now the Children’s of Mississippi Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. The new name more accurately reflects the center’s hematology and oncology mission and the importance of treating blood-related conditions for children throughout the state.
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