The Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center provides world-class care for patients and families with cancer or those with disorders of the blood or blood-forming organs. Staff strive to offer cutting-edge therapy and to offer clinical trials for patient participation.
Fellowship-trained physicians help diagnose and treat multiple cancers. Physicians and staff are engaged in research to develop new treatment regimens for many cancers.
The Oncology section focuses on solid tumors. Physicians participate in UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute programs for breast cancer, thoracic cancers, head and neck cancers, gastrointestinal cancers, genitourinary cancers, gynecologic cancers, melanoma and other skin cancers, sarcomas and neuro-oncologic cancers. Link to list of physicians
The Hematology section focuses on patients with diseases of the blood or blood-forming organs. Physicians participate in UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute programs for leukemias, lymphomas, multiple myeloma and in programs for sickle cell anemia and benign blood disorders.
Hematology also oversees a 12-bed bone marrow transplant unit certified by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy.
Physicians seek clinical trials that will best suit their patients. The division: